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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Respect for Water/Life For All Relations

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

ACC-CCA Executive Director, Clayton Windatt, will lead welcoming statements and facilitated discussions outlining four days of Indigenous art actions and activations throughout the city. Presentations will include consideration to undoing or living and working beyond colonial borders and enforced diasporas from home territories and the restorative work of community-building that we enact in diverse ecologies are all intimately linked by water/life-sustaining practices. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s ongoing colloquia and gathering…

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Deepening Connections/Alliances for Interdependent Futures

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Deepening Connections/Alliances for Interdependent Futures Thursday, October 11, 2018 (6:30PM – 8:30PM) Central Library Description A panel exploring the need for increased collaboration and support when engaging between many communities and many territories. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s ongoing colloquia and gathering series, Pjilita'q Mi'kmaki: L'nuite'tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe'kl International Gathering is a large-scale gathering of Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, Métis and…

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Through Territories: the Global Indigenous Art Circuit

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan wejkuwaql naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Through Territories: the Global Indigenous Art Circuit Friday, October 12, 2018 (10:00AM – 3:00PM) Central Library Description A series of panels discussing international Indigenous curatorial practices, particularly the influence of exchanges, publications, exhibition making and residencies in building activations between global and regional Indigenous arts practitioners across the Americas and further afield, with consideration for non-Indigenous representatives. The 2018 edition of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA)'s…

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Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Indigenous Place-making

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Pjilita’q Mi’kmaki: L’nuite’tmukl tan Wejkuwaql Naqwe’kl | International Gathering: Indigenous Place-making Friday, October 12, 2018 (3:00PM – 4:00PM) Central Library Description This Closing/Opening keynote presentation by Ursula Johnson explores current Indigenous art actions locally and globally emphasizing Indigenous place-making and the unique connections between arts actions, communities, and our individual relationships to the land. Ursula will explore and reflect on the impacts of arts action enhancing a sense of appreciation, understanding, and belonging, which may lead to healthier social interactions…

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Mi’kmaq Contributions to World War l

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Mi'kmaq Contributions to World War l Monday, October 22, 2018 (7:00PM – 8:00PM) Central Library Description Discover how Mi'kmaq people served as expert guides, navigators, and interpreters in World War l. Gerald Gloade, Program Development Officer from the Mi'kmawey Debert Cultural Centre, will share how First Nations soldiers used their traditional knowledge and skills to support the Canadian war effort in unique ways.

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Ego to Eco: “Wikewiku” (Animal Fattening Time)

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9 Canada

Ego to Eco: “Wikewiku” (Animal Fattening Time) Tuesday, October 23, 2018 (6:30PM – 8:30PM) Central Library Description Join us in a talking circle to learn the Mi'kmaq calendar as a way of understanding that human and ecological health are interdependent. Catherine Martin will introduce "Wikewiku" (animal fattening time) to explore humans, the elements (water, air, earth and fire), and other species' relations during this month. Catherine Martin is a Member of the Order of Canada and of the Millbrook Mi'kmaw…

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Upcoming Events

  1. Make a Dream Catcher

    September 13 @ 10:30 am - October 13 @ 11:30 am
  2. 2018 Cultural Showcase and Treaty Day Events

    September 30 - October 1
  3. SALE ALONG the River

    September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Treaty Day Cultural Showcase

    September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  5. Hooked on Mi’kmaq Art

    October 1 - October 19

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Make a Dream Catcher

September 13 @ 10:30 am - October 13 @ 11:30 am
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September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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