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Indigenous Language with Matthew Stevens: Episode Four
Date and time
Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.
Offered in English.
Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.
Discover the incredible diversity of First Nations languages alive in Scugog. Matthew Stevens from the Mississauguas of Scugog Island First Nation, will teach the meaning behind common Indigenous words and paint a picture of how they have shaped language today.
This video is part of a four part series. A new segment will be release Thursdays throughout Culture Days.
Episode Four: Miigwech
About Mississauguas of Scugog Island First Nation: The Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation moved into southern Ontario from their former homeland north of Lake Huron around the year 1700. The Mississaugas are a branch of the greater Ojibwa Nation, one of the largest native groups in Canada.
The video will be released on Thursday, October 22nd.
Produced in partnership by Ontario Culture Days, Scugog Council for
the Arts and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island, Culture Days 2020
Established in 2005, the Scugog Arts is a not-for-profit organization with a volunteer board of directors and is dedicated to providing a strong voice for arts and culture in Scugog Township and to promoting and growing the arts in all areas of the community. SA members include individuals, businesses and organizations that participate in or support a vibrant local cultural scene, which includes theatre, music, dance, visual and graphic art, craft, literary arts, and arts education.
This event is part of a hub:
Join us at the Scugog Arts Hub on Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, Septemebr 27th. Discover an array of art demonstrations, a farmers' market, kids crafts, and more in the laneways surrounding the new Scugog Arts! COVID-19 Policies: P...