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Official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour Official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, a crowd gathered for the official unveiling of the Indigenous Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg arbour at the University of Sudbury. During this ceremony, both the arbour structure and a recognition plaque were unveiled. To mark this special occasion, Elder Jerry Otowadjiwan and Elder Josephine Mandamin shared their wisdom, and assisted with a Pipe Ceremony, the Lighting of the First Fire and the Offering.According to Indigenous traditions, women participants donned long skirts, and the arbour, previously referred to as the Sacred Fire Arbour, donned its new name: Nishnaabe-gkendaaswin Teg, meaning “Where Indigenous Knowledge Is”. This sacred space serves as a place to sit with ancestors, seek the wisdom of Elders, receive teachings, explore one’s place within Creation and share in peace, understanding and thought...

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EVENTS

24 Sep 2017
10:15AM
Mass on Campus
25 Sep 2017
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Raising of the Franco-Ontarian flag and unveiling of plaque
25 Sep 2017
6:00PM
Films For Thought : The Mask You Live In
25 Sep 2017
6:00PM
Films for Thought - The Mask You Live In
26 Sep 2017
12:10PM
Mass on Campus
27 Sep 2017
12:00PM - 01:30PM
Philosophical Lunches: Case Study - Should you kill the fat man?
27 Sep 2017
12:10PM
Mass on Campus
28 Sep 2017
12:10PM
Mass on Campus
28 Sep 2017
5:30PM
Information Session - Caribbean Social Immersion Project
01 Oct 2017
10:15AM
Mass on Campus