A participatory workshop that explores our relationship(s) to land acknowledgements and re-evaluates how we can make them more meaningful.
You’ve heard them before. From attending an event in the city, or hearing one online you hear: “Welcome, thank you for coming”, a brief land acknowledgement read from their phone is recited for the one hundredth time, and finally housekeeping notes before the event begins. And while what land acknowledgements represent are beyond important, they can often feel impersonal and superficial.
Join facilitators Leslie McCue and Lindy Kinoshameg for this virtual “hands on” participatory workshop where you will learn:
The history of agreements and treaties that were made and broken.
- Pronunciations of Nations.
- Examining who you are, and your relationship with the land that sustains you.
- You will have the opportunity to work independently and in small groups (Zoom breakout rooms) to explore, research, and develop a more meaningful connection when you are acknowledging and caring for this land.
This workshop aims to not only help you look beyond your current relationship with land acknowledgements, but realize deeper possibilities for them; enhancing your appreciation for and understanding of Indigenous histories and cultures.
While this workshop provides some necessary knowledge and resources, it is intended to be an entry point into lifelong learning.
For more information, please visit this website: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/beyond-just-words-a-land-acknowledgement-workshop-tickets-141885269661.