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  • Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10:00 AM
    Online Webinar

    The Gifts of Maple Trees

    Webinar - Land as Teacher: The Gifts of Maple Trees 

    Event Description:

    Come celebrate (virtually) the coming Spring Equinox with Gokoomis (Grandmother) Jacque(line) Lavalley who will be sharing Traditional Ojibwe and Potawatomi stories about Maple Syrup and Oshhkaabewis (Helper) Hopi Martin who will give a virtual tour of the Sugar Bush at Kortright Centre for Conservation following a “Seasonal Pedagogy” for young children!


    Traditional Ojibwe Teacher Gokoomis (Grandmother) Jacque(line) Lavalley, Marten Clan, Shawanaga First Nation

    Oshkaabewis (Helper and Messenger) Hopi Martin, Ojibwe Marten Clan, Lenape/Briton/European, PhD Candidate in Early Years Developmental Psychology and Education, OISE/UT



    Pay what you can - click here! 


    All Ticket Donations will go to The Land as Our First Teacher Fund making Conservation Lands accessible to urban Indigenous children, youth, families, Elders in support of Traditional Land-based learning opportunities. 


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