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Indigenous Cultural Awareness Week

September 27 to October 1, 2021

red yellow and black featherOn Campus Activities
Swag bags were available for participants and were given out on a first come first serve basis at Student Services starting Monday September 27th.

Bannock was also available at each campus! 

Timmins Campus:
Joe Nakogee nakogeej@northern.on.ca

Moosonee Campus:
Willard Small smallw@northern.on.ca

Kirkland Lake and Haileybury Campuses:
Monique Lafond lafondm@northern.on.ca

Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day: September 30

We encourage everyone to wear orange on September 30.

All campuses had Orange Shirts for sale at Student Services for $10 with proceeds being donated to establishing a new bursary for Indigenous Students. For $10, Orange Shirts were available in a variety of sizes on a first come first serve basis to all Students and Staff.

orange every child matters shirt

Virtual Events via Zoom

This year, our events were conducted through Zoom sessions. Below you will find the schedule of events that were held.

Treaty Presentation with Norm Wesley, September 27 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LaNatx3FQiy6VwsXi048Hw

Métis 101 with Sherry Lance, September 28 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MQhzuTMMT8mv64DrjbkyPQ

Diversity & Cultural Connection with Stan Wesley, September 28 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2tzm7vTiSPm7JCGQRrJWaA

My Hair, My Braids with Nathan Naveau & Mark Carpenter, September 29 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kaVcip7KSKCuv-zou7m6Jw

The Medicine Wheel with Trudy Wilson, September 30 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zgSxeBIMS2G2K7gg5dfI1g

The Four Sacred Medicines with Jennifer Wabano, October 1 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register to Attend: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_62Sy12jbRZiCbQ15MmsPwQ