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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.

Indigenous Culture Awareness: A Path to Healthy, Equitable Relationships


History & heritage Indigenous Intercultural Storytelling Truth and Reconciliation
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St. James' Anglican Church Orillia

58 Peter Street North

Orillia, ON


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.

Lift available to 2nd floor


How did we get to where we are today? Through presentation and storytelling Kelly Brownbill will enhance our cultural awareness and teach us how to build relationships with our Indigenous neighbours. Brownbill's spirit name, Wabunnoongakikwe, means Woman Who Comes from the East and she is proud to be WabizhashiDodem, Marten Clan. She is a member of the Flat Bay community of the Mi’kmaq Nation in Newfoundland. She currently lives near Barrie, Ontario and has been an active member of the Indigenous community in this area for the past 30 years.

This event is sponsored by the St. James' Centre for Spirituality and hosted by the St. James' Reconciliation Circle. For more information contact [email protected] or cell 705-325-4477.

In accordance with Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and government directives, COVID-19 and communicable disease protocols will be followed.

Freewill donations at the door are gratefully accepted. Donations of $20 or more will receive a tax receipt.


Orillia District Arts Council

The Orillia & District Arts Council (ODAC) serves the arts community by bringing people and resources together to enrich the cultural, economic, and intellectual life of our community.

Our VISION is a strong united creative community working together to enhance culture in our area.

Our MISSION is to empower, advocate for, and celebrate all art forms in our community and region.

Our VALUES are inclusiveness, life-long learning, respect for art and artists, diversity, community and freedom of expression.


Christine Hager

This event is part of a hub:

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