Restoring Connections: Land, Language, Love
Join us for a sharing circle in which Elders, youth, and community language leaders will share their stories and address some of these questions:
How are Indigenous languages being revitalized across communities and generations?
What is the role of Indigenous Languages for community resilience?
How can Indigenous Languages be incorporated in emergency preparedness and disaster recovery?
Our speakers (in alphabetical order):
Alanna Syliboy, Mi’kmaw E’pit, Sipekne’katik First Nation
Bizhiw nindizhinikaaz, Devin Naveau, Mattagami First Nation
Casey Gabriel, Youth Worker, a member of Lil’wat Nation
Darlene Yellow Old Woman-Munro, Siksika Elder
Dennis Chartrand, Anishinaabemowin/Ojibwe Language, a member of the Pine Creek First Nation
Grant Alphonse, Tsilhqot’in
Mary Maytwayashing, (Zoongi Gabawi Ozawa Kinew Ikwe, Strong Standing Golden Eagle Woman), Anishinaabe Grandmother, Lake Manitoba First Nation aka, Animozibeeng, Dog Creek.
Randy Morin, Cree language keeper and a traditional Indigenous Knowledge keeper
Sandy Bernice Henry, Xit’olacw Community School, Lil’wat Nation
Thomas Deer, Kanien’kehá:ka