Indigenous Celebration Week Indigenous Celebration Week

Everyone Welcome!

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

- MDT
Indigenization and Decolonization in Business

Attendees will gain an understanding of how to see their business or profession from a decolonial perspective, what it means to decolonize business and success, and how to apply a framework conducive to social change in the workplace. The panel will begin with a set of pre-prepared questions for the panellists, followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and connect with the panellists.


This event is ONLINE via Zoom

- MDT
Two Spirit & Indigiqueer Futurisms: from sci-fi storytelling to sovereign spaces

Two spirit has always been a sacred community and spiritual role within Indigenous communities to Turtle Island, as in-betweens, we offer the world a unique view, we bend time and space as the keepers of balance. Our stories, lived experiences and artistic outputs are vital to the healing of Indigenous and queer and gender diverse communities. From poetry, speculative fiction, documentaries, satirical playwriting, erotic paintings, beaded BDSM hoods and evocative dance, we curate and create the unimaginable, the unbelievable and the impossible, birthing new realities and new ways of existing. In this two hour workshop, we will learn about the significance of two spirit, futurisms and have dedicated time to do internal storytelling. No previous poetry, writing or storytelling experience required! 

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

- MDT
Cree Matriarchical Society: How it Works

Cree people come from a Matriarchal society. This is session explains what is a Cree Matriarchal society and the practises and traditions therein.

- MDT
Indigenous Makers' Market

Join us to explore and appreciate the artisanship and craftsmanship of Indigenous makers and artists! 

The list of vendors will be updated soon!

- MDT

Thursday, March 24, 2022

- MDT
Wahkotowin Law and Governance Lodge

The workshop will utilize the Story Analysis Method developed by Dr. Hadley Friedland and Dr. Val Napoleon to walk participants in the reclamation and revitalization of Indigenous legal principles through traditional stories. The workshop will provide a condensed look at Indigenous legal principles, their sources, and how their application can be used to further Truth and Reconciliation in Canada.

Friday, March 25, 2022

- MDT
Indigenous Movie Night - Blood Quantum

Blood Quantum is a Horror movie. In this movie, the dead are coming back to life and almost all of Earth's population are decimated due to a zombie virus, except for the isolated Mi'kmaq reserve of Red Crow, whose indigenous inhabitants are strangely immune to the zombie plague. Small Snacks will be provided.