Oshkwazin Youth Leadership Summit


Oshkwazin Youth Leadership Summit

Join TRACKS Oshkwazin during National Indigenous Peoples Month and Treaty week to encourage and celebrate the leadership of Indigenous students!


TRACKS Oshkwazin has planned a full day of learning from knowledge holders about environmental youth leadership, TEK and more for Indigenous youth in Peterborough and surrounding area. In addition, we have a very exciting opportunity to showcase Biidaabin: First Light an Indigenous-focused VR experience which will be hosted by TRACKS in the Nozhem First People’s Performance Space from November 6th through November 9th.


When: November 7th, 10am – 2pm

Where: Camp Kawartha Environment Centre, 2505 Pioneer Road


Workshops:

Craig Brant, Camp Kawartha Environment Centre

Dorothy Taylor, Curve Lake First Nation

Anne TaylorCurve Lake First Nation

Jack Hoggarth, Curve Lake First Nation


Special Exhibition:

Biidaabin: First Light

See trailer here: https://www.nfb.ca/interactive/biidaaban_first_light/ 

An interactive VR project that utilizes Indigenous languages and worldviews to help people understand, as well as literally feel and experience, what Indigenous ways of being and knowing have to teach us about the world and our place in it.

Accompanied by a discussion facilitated by TRACKS on the importance of Indigenous worldviews in environmental stewardship and leadership.


Other details:

Sign up as an individual or group using the attached sheet. Deadline to sign up is November 1st

Transportation subsidies available. Please indicate need on sign-up sheet attached.

Lunch will be provided


Sign up sheet: TRACKS Oshkwazin Youth Leadership Summit_sign-up sheet.pdf

Event details poster: TRACKS Oshkwazin Youth Leadership Summit_event details.pdf


Please send questions and sign-up sheets  to oshkwazin@tracksprogram.ca