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Learning Mi’kmaq Perspectives to Protect our Environment for Future Generations: Air Element with Cathy Martin
October 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Four Circles of Life: Earth, Air, Water, and Fire
Learning Mi’kmaq Perspectives to Protect our Environment for Future Generations: Air Element
with Catherine Martin
Cathy Martin will speak about the significance in Mi’kmaq teachings of elements involving air –the sky, the stars, the moon, the ocean tides and the wind–and share some traditional stories and knowledge learned from others along her journey. As well, the importance of protecting the air that we breathe in order to ensure that we continue to survive on this planet and how interconnected we all are will be central to the teachings featured. Catherine Martin is a member of the Millbrook Mi’kmaw Community in Truro and an independent producer, director, writer, facilitator, communications consultant, drummer, and the first woman Mi’kmaw filmmaker from the Atlantic Region.
The Nova Scotia Environmental Network presents four talking circle sessions led by four esteemed Mi’kmaq teachers to build right relationships.
Event Location: First Nations Circle, 3rd floor
In partnership with Nova Scotia Environmental Network
Date: Thursday, October 26 | 6:30 p.m.
Location: Halifax Central Library