Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Merging Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen with Agroforestry + Agriculture

We are thrilled to invite Valerie Gabriel – Tall Tree Learning Center + youth farm workers of Kanehsatake + Kahnawake on July 30th at 3:30pm for their collective talk : Merging Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen with Agroforestry + Agriculture.

This workshop will teach about the integration of the Ohen:ton Karihwatehkwen (the words before all else) or thanksgiving address into business structure and youth employment training in the Agroforestry sector, and community supported agriculture. During the presentation, you will have the opportunity to meet the owners of Nations Garlic and Dearhouse Farms, and founders of the Tall Tree Learning Center and ask questions to the youth farm workers of Kanehsatake, and Kahnawake of their experiences during their time at the farm.
Tall Tree Learning Center is a group of business owners, professionals and experts in all industry sectors who offer educational workshops to youth and organizations who wish to learn about sustainability and food production in line with kanienkehaka worldviews.

Web of Virtual Kin

Virtual gatherings, workshops, teachings, circles, parties + panels coming from Indigenous community members to hold space with our NDN kin across Nations, Lands + Waters. In an effort to locate + contribute to nodes in our interconnected web of relations during these times of social-distancing.

This series of gatherings centers and nourishes place-keeping of our Black, Brown, 2Spirited, trans, non-binary + indigiqueer community members and upholds harm reductive protocols that provides a sense of safety that is ever-evolving. This programming is held with Indigenous youth, 2Spirit indigiqueer community as well as families both blood + chosen to stay connected with our cultures, communities and creativity.
In each event posting, we will clarify who this event is open to – most of the time these gatherings are open exclusively to Indigenous + Black-Indigenous community members.

** If ever you are questioning if an event is for you, please feel comfortable connecting with us to ask. Please feel to come as you are. Do not hesitate to write to us if you have comments and / or suggestions.

Web of Virtual Kin is a collaborative weaving of intentions and community relationships, organized by SS2S :: StrongSpirit2Sircle, Land as Our Teacher (Concordia+) and nistamîkwan. SS2S wishes to extend gratitude to ASRC + Centre Clark + ACC-CCA for their generous support as well as CRE + Hand & Hands for their contributions during these times to the community. Web of Virtual Kin receives generous + generative funding support from LAOT and BACA 2020 Kahwatsiretátie : Teionkwariwaienna Tekariwaiennawahkòntie.