Monthly Archives: June 2017

Kiskisiwin | remembering


Kiskisiwin | remembering is a short documentary by Metis PhD candidate Jesse Thistle, Professor Martha Steigman, and Professor Anders Sandberg. It provides a poignant counternarrative to the erasure of Indigenous peoples through colonial historical narratives, particularly at Black Creek Pioneer Village, and especially in the context of Canada 150. Recommended viewing for educators and classrooms at all levels.

Discounted Tickets for Anishinaabeg: Art & Power at the ROM

From June 17 – November 19, 2017, the ROM is featuring Anishinaabeg: Art and Power, an exhibition of Anishinaabeg stories and understandings as told through Anishinaabeg artistic expression. Co-curated by Arni Brownstone, Alan Corbiere, and Saul Williams, and interpreted with the aid of local Indigenous docents, the exhibit is grounded in Indigenous expertise and perspectives.

You can also receive 20% off the regular ticket price by using the ‘FIRSTSTORYTO’ promo code!


Public tours by First Story Toronto / Wild Foragers Society every weekend in June 2017

Indigneous-Plants_web-bannerWe are pleased to be co-leading a series of public tours with Wild Foragers Society on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of June 2017. The tours are being offered as part of this year’s Subtle Technologies Festival. The tours will start and end at the Evergreen Brickworks and will focus on Indigenous histories of Toronto and edible / medicine plants in the area. Each weekend is a different theme! Registration is required and the event is pay-what-you-can. We hope to see you there!

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