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Indigenous Education Network

Indigenous Events at OISE 2019-20

A number of events are hosted through the year to give students, faculty and staff an opportunity to develop a deeper appreciation and respect for the histories, cultures, values, and contemporary realities of Indigenous peoples. 

Fall 2019

IEN Indigenous OISE Graduate Student Lunch - Wednesday September 4, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Room: 5-180

All new and returning Indigenous graduate students at OISE are welcome to a welcome/welcome back lunch at the Indigenous Education Network. Learn about the Indigenous Education Network's upcoming events and initiatives and network with your peers. This lunch is for Indigenous graduate students registered in full or part-time studies at OISE only. Register here.

IEN & DKP Welcome and Information Fair - Thursday September 12, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room: OISE Nexus Lounge (12-130)
All are welcome to join the Indigenous Education Network and Deepening Knowledge Project's Welcome and Information Fair for new, returning and prospective OISE/UofT students. Meet our faculty, student and staff members. Chat with representatives from Indigenous initiatives at U of T and learn about Indigenous resources on campus for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Light refreshments provided. Join us for welcoming remarks between 3:00 p.m. -3:45 p.m. and networking between 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. RSVP here.              

OISE Traditional Teacher Drop-in Sessions - Weekly, beginning on September 11, 2019
Traditional Ojibwe Teacher and Gokoomis, Jacque(line) Lavalley is available on Wednesday afternoons between 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. Room: 5-180. Drop in during these times, or email ien@utoronto.ca to make an individual appointment between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Students, staff, faculty and community members are welcome to drop in for traditional teachings, conversation and student support. More details here.

Indigenous Education Week - Monday October 28th to Friday November 1st. Details TBA
Multiple events in various locations at the University of Toronto. All events are free and open to the public.

#RockYourMocs at OISE - November 2019 - Date and location TBA
Event to celebrate Indigenous presence at UofT. #RockYourMocsOISE celebrates Indigenous presence and bring attention to the need for meaningful engagement with Indigenous people, ideas, and knowledges. Rock Your Mocs events are taking place all over Turtle Island the week of November 11-15. Wear your moccasins to celebrate Indigenous survivance and presence.

Visiting Traditional Teachers at OISE- November 12th to 15th. Details to be announced.


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