Wampum Belt: An Information Session with Brian Charles
Presented by the Ottawa Community of the Algonquins of Ontario and the Circle of Turtle Lodge
Date: Saturday, March 24, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Days Inn & Conference Centre Renfrew, 760 Gibbons Road (off of O’Brien Rd), Renfrew, ON
In the spirit of Reconcilitation, the Ottawa Community of the Algonquins of Ontario (AOO) and the Circle of Turtle Lodge (CTL) are partnering to bring you an interactive, hands-on information session about a unique collection of wampum belts that have a connection to Anishnabe History. The session will be facilitated by Brian Charles, an off-reserve member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island. This is your opportunity to view his incredible collection of recreated wampum belts of Iroquoian and Anishnabe origin.
Admission is free of charge for members of the Algonquins of Ontario and Circle of Turtle Lodge. For non-members the cost is $15.00. Lunch and light refreshments are included.
Space is limited. Anyone wishing to attend, including AOO and CTL members, should register as soon as possible at www.eventbrite.ca (Search: wampum belt renfrew march).
For more detailed information, please click here.
Closing the Gap Conference
The Next 150: Reconciliation & Health
Date: April 6-7, 2018
Location: The Westin, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
Upstream’s third Closing the Gap Conference, The Next 150, promises to provide the deepest and richest experience so far. The focus this year is on Reconciliation and Health. As we better understand how social, economic, and environmental factors impact health, there is a growing desire to improve the conditions in which we live as a path to greater well-being. Upstream invites you to explore the best ways to move conversation into action. The event will bring together decision-makers, researchers, health care workers, students, and others who see the vital connections between Reconciliation, policy and health.
To view the full Conference Program, please click here.
Tickets are available at CTG18.eventbrite.ca.