FREE First Story Toronto Walking Tours for Myseum Intersections Festival, March 11th and 25th

We are pleased to announce that First Story Toronto, in collaboration with our partner Drift Toronto, will be offering 2 FREE public walking tours for the Myseum Intersections Festival. Here are the details:

Tour #1 – Indigenous Knowledge and Storytelling along the Lower Don

Join Philip Cote and Jon Johnson for an interactive storytelling tour of Indigenous medicines, landscapes, and histories of accomplishment, struggle, and resilience in the Lower Don and downtown area.

Time: Saturday, March 11th, 2-4pm
Place: We will meet near north end of the Corktown Common, where Bayview Ave. intersects with Lawren Harris Square.

Register through Eventbrite for your free tickets to this tour!

Tour #2 – Ancestors and Identity in North York

Join First Story Toronto guides Sarena Johnson and Brian MacLean for an interactive storytelling tour of the North York neighbourhood surrounding Gibson House Museum, highlighting stories from this area’s 12,000 years of Indigenous history and exploring how everyone’s ancestry and identity can be honoured in public places.

Time: Saturday, March 25th, 2-4pm
Place: Gibson House Museum, 5172 Yonge St, North York

Register through Eventbrite for your free tickets to this tour!

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About FirstStoryTO

A mobile app that invites users to explore Toronto’s Indigenous history. This is a community project that is a work in progress. For those interested, we encourage you to email us at: firststory@ncct.on.ca with suggestions for possible sites and/or stories you would like to share on First Story. This blog will be up while we work on creating a permanent website for First Story. View all posts by FirstStoryTO

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