Fostering Indigenous Identity through Connection to Land – by Andrea Williams

As an Indigenous Community Educator with the Ontario Indigenous Centre of Excellence I have the privilege of being invited to participate in land-based gatherings held across the province. These opportunities allow for a chance to demonstrate one of the primary teachings held within Indigenous ways of knowing – land is our first teacher. By modelling […]

Reflections on: Land is our First Teacher, Establishing and Maintaining Relationships Gathering

Beatriz Alvarez, Inuit Liaison           Kortright Centre, Vaughan ON         April, 2019 DAY ONE: “Land is our first Teacher” began with windy weather and the threat of snow/rainfall which made it immediately obvious that nature takes it time regardless of all attendees’ eagerness to have spring-like weather greeting our day outdoor