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Indigenous Book Club: Cultural programming suggestions from Vera Wabegijig

12/06/2017

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Vera Wabegijig, a featured guest of the Ottawa Public Library’s Indigenous Book Club, offers these suggestions to Ottawa First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultural programming:

Ottawa Summer Solstice Festival June 20-25:

Pow Wow & Elders and Youth Gathering Vincent Massey, Theatre at National Arts Centre and a live concert in conjunction with Aboriginal Peoples Television Network at Major's Hill Park

https://www.ottawasummersolstice.ca/

https://www.ottawasummersolstice.ca/program-events/

https://www.ottawasummersolstice.ca/pow-wow/

 

Kumik Lodge open year round to the public at Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada in Hull

https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100013748/1100100013749

https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100013751/1100100013752

 

List of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Resources in Ottawa

https://carleton.ca/aboriginal/

https://carleton.ca/aboriginal/resources/links/

 

Canada-wide First Nations, Inuit and Métis Culture

https://aboriginalcanada.ca/en/things-to-do/

 

Algonquin Nation Culture Centres

Pikwakanagan Cultural Centre

https://www.thealgonquinway.ca/index-e.php

Kitigan Zibi Cultural Centre

http://kzadmin.com/Cultural.aspx

 

Vera is a nishnaabe poet, blogger, anishnaabe language enthusiast, and a recipient of the Chalmers Arts Fellowship award. Wild Rice Dreams is her first collection of poetry.  Follow her at http://verawaabegeeshig.wordpress.com/