When Mississaugas of the Credit ancestors arrived in southern Ontario in the late 17th century, they found themselves stewards of approximately 4 million acres of land at the western end of Lake Ontario. The erosion of their land base, a declining population, and the continual encroachment of settlers threatened the very existence of the people,...
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The talk will discuss the work of young women, known as Farmerettes, who took over farm labour when the young men went off to fight in the Second World War. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Judith Nasby, founding director and curator of the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, will discuss the gallery from its beginnings in the hallways of the university in 1916 to its latest incarnation as the internationally recognized Art Gallery of Guelph. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m.