Week of Events
Indigenous Fringe Festival at Trent
ndigenous Fringe Festival Shifts into Cars For months, the Nogojiwanong Fringe Festival team has looked forward tobringing artists and audiences together in beautiful outdoors venues atTrent University campus As of June 17, they were informed that under Ontario's current reopeningplan, the original "live" event will not be allowed. The revised plan is a shift from open air shows to drive in shows. Arevised schedule of performances can be found on their websitewww.indigenousfringefest.ca Drive-in performances will take place in Parking Lot X on Trent's eastbank from June 23 - 27. Those wishing to reserve tickets to the drive-in performances (whichallow for much larger audiences) may do so by firstname.lastname@example.org For more info, here's the Festival website:http://www.indigenousfringefest.ca/news.html
Water Summit – Zhaabwiitoodaa Nibi
This week the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is hosting a Virtual Summit on Water Protection. This will take place Thursday June 24th to Saturday June 26th and feature many incredible speakers including a Keynote from Winona LaDuke! Together at this Summit, we will learn Traditional Teachings from Elders, hear from Water Protectors and learn how to UNITE in our efforts. We would love for you to join us. Please feel free to share. To Register: https://bit.ly/2RrMgDa Please also visit our website at https://zhaabwiitoodaanibi.ca where you can find the poster, agenda, information on speakers and other resources to protect the water.
Happy Indigenous Peoples Day! Today we have an exciting video interview in collaboration with Fadzo Media Productions. We discussed the importance of land acknowledgements and the part that non-indigenous people can play on the path to truth and reconciliation. If you're interested in watching it click on the link in our bio.
Every Friday, we'll host an array of guests who will speak to their unique experiences of "still being" in the context of current events. This week's conversation is about Food Secure Friday, June 25th, on the KSAC Instagram page at 1:30 pm. Our guest tomorrow is Mary Anne Martin: "Mary Anne Martin is a Postdoctoral Fellow, in the School of the Environment, at Trent University. She has researched food insecurity and responses to it in Peterborough for the past 10 years, most recently as they pertain to local pandemic responses and how they connect with local food production." It's Friday,…