Workshop: UNDERSTANDING INDIGENOUS CULTURE: KNOWING WAMPUM AS WOVEN THROUGH THE OJIBWAY ANISHINAABE TRADITION

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Brian Charles is an off-reserve Band member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island and currently lives along the western shore of Lake Simcoe near the village of Hawkestone, ON.  He is working collaboratively with a small group of knowledge keepers to research and assemble a physical repository of wampum belts that document Ojibwa history. The presentation will illuminate how wampum was used to record not only relationships and treaties between the First Peoples of the Eastern Woodland, but also with settler societies in Canada. (Read more….)

Includes morning refreshment break and lunch – breakfast is on your own

Free parking is available in the day lots at Blue Mountain Inn

Presented by: Brian Charles, Educator

Where: Conference Centre.  Room TBA

Date and Time: Sunday, May 26, 10:00 – 15:00

Capacity: 30

Cost: $145

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