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Planting Seeds of Change

Jun 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Planting Seeds of Change


Sunday, June 23


11 am to 4 pm

About the event

This joyful celebration of the natural and cultural heritage of the Humber River Valley will offer families the opportunity to engage in community planting around the McMichael Indigenous Garden and participate in interpretive hikes and a knowledge sharing circle led by Indigenous traditional teachers.

The day will start at 11 am with a ceremony led by Community Elder Shelley Charles from Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation. The planting activities will be facilitated by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority team.

Itinerary

11am
Indigenous Traditional Ceremony led by Elder Shelley Charles

John Elder Shelley Charles from the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation for both a water and planting ceremony at the site of the new ceremonial garden.  The ceremony will be followed by community planting facilitated by the TRCA.

12pm
Outdoor interpretive hikes led by Maya-waasige

During this leisurely hike, Maya-waasige, aka John Keeshig from Chippewas of Nawsh Unceded First Nation, will share Indigenous knowledge and stories related to the Humber River habitat.

2pm
Drum circle and Food Sharing ceremony

The drum circle and ceremony will be led by Niiganikwe (Chastity Jenner) and students from Kikendassogamig First Nation Elementary School located in Neyaashiingmiing, Ontario.

Details

Date:
Jun 23
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
Phone:
1(905) 893-1121

Organizer

McMichael
Phone:
905.893.1121
Email:
info@mcmichael.com
Website:
http://mcmichael.com/