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Dufferin County Cultural Resource Circle,
CFUW Orangeville and District,
in partnership with DAREarts First Roots,
is presenting a Cultural Heritage Symposium
Indigenous Women Rising
We have an interesting, informative and beautiful array of presentations planned. Indigenous Women Rising is a special fundraising event where Indigenous women will share their stories, songs and dancing. If you are interested in learning more about Indigenous people and Canada's history then this event is for you!
We are honoured to have Dr. Lynn Gehl as our keynote speaker. Lynn will be giving a presentation entitled "Learning Canada's History through Wampum Diplomacy."
Also featured are musical performances and presentation by Cathy Elliott of DAREarts First Roots and
Traditional Dance and Cultural Teachings with Kim Newby and The Sacred Spirit Dancers.
Traditional opening and closing ceremonies will be led by Elder Aaron Benson.
Courtesy traditional foods will also be on offer at this event!
Date & Location:
Westside Secondary Auditorium 300 Alder St, Orangeville, ON
Saturday, 23 May 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
FNMI Arts & Crafts Vendor's Market 11:30 – 4:45 PM
Tickets: $40 https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/indigenous-women-rising-symposium-tickets-15094228243
Or make other payment arrangements by contacting the DCCRC (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This event was created to empower Indigenous women and aid in fundraising for Honouring Youth Pow Wow which is taking place on June 19th to 21st at Island Lake Conservation Area.
Miigwetch for supporting this event! For inquiries please call 519-216-1219