Ongoing

Colouring Contest

Weekly colouring contests will engage youth of all ages. Original works of art have been purchased from 3 Indigenous artists (Pam Callou, Cristi Belcourt and Jason Gullo) and is available online to download. Participants can upload their finished works (by age) to social media using the hashtag #SSIFColouring and encourage votes. Weekly prizes by vote...

Mens’ and Womens’ Fancy Style (All ages)

First Round Competitions: Competitors Post & Audience Votes @ Social Distance Pow Wow for the Top 5! 12pm EDT to 8pm EDT each day. Finalists announced by 10pm EDT. Men’s Fancy Bustle - This dancer wears two very colourful bustles on his back and has the fastest style. Competition represents an endurance feat, flashy eye...

Author reading with Phyllis Webstad – Orange Shirt Day

Live premiere June 17th 1:00 pm EDT

Every year on September 30th, we wear orange shirts to honour residential school survivors. Orange Shirt Day grew out of Phyllis Webstad’s story of having her shiny new orange shirt taken away on her first day of school at residential school: a story told for the first time in May 2013 that subsequently became Phyllis'...

Free

SKODE – Indigenous Tourism Pitch

Indigenous Tourism Ontario (ITO) and the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab have partnered to launch the Skode Program, an initiative to spark new Indigenous tourism ideas and experiences that authentically represent, celebrate and promote Indigenous culture, heritage, language, cuisine and communities in Ontario. In Anishinaabemowin, Skode means fire and is pronounced: Shkoh-deh. Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs, businesses,...
Free

Metis Floral Style Paint Night

Jaime Morse

Learn about plants and their medicines through a “how to” Metis floral style drawing session with Jaime Morse, Michif from northern Alberta. Participants* will receive materials required to design their creation from the Handmade Drum workshop, or a print-at-home PDF stencil. Register for this workshop and all required materials will be delivered to your door,...

$12.50