EAWLC Turtle Island Lawn Party in Idehill Neighbourhood

Sponsored by the Department of Canadian Heritage, East and West Learning Connections & neighbors on Idehill Crescent, Scarborough, invite you to a fabulous Turtle Island lawn party!

Please join indigenous artist Doreen Stevens and her team to appreciate indigenous cultures and live performances, learn about the History & build Connections with Indigenous Community as well as your neighbors, near or far!

Prayers, Singing, Drumming

Harvesting Moons, Turtle Shell, Birch Bark Carriers

Traditional food Bannock

Strawberry

History Hunt

Interactive Hoop Dance, Painting, Games & prizes

“speaking is a sacred Act” Film Premiere

Inuit handmade artworks, crafts, and jewelry

FREE public English event, with Mandarin and Cantonese interpretation.

Please bring your own water bottle to save the environment. Bring a credit card or cash if you want to buy Inuit artworks, crafts, or jewelry directly from the artists (all proceeds go to the artists).

About Feature Artists:

Living in Ottawa, Ontario, Doreen Stevens (Clear Water Woman Speaking from the Heart) of Kitigan Zibi Anishnabeg, has been engaged for thirty years in traditional singing, drumming, cultural research, films, video art, and storytelling. She brings her traditional visual and performing art into contemporary practice in both English and French. As a filmmaker, Doreen has brought Algonquin, Ojibway, and Mohawk to live on film. Her teachers have been Tibetan, Aztec, Maori, Pilipino, Spanish, Mexican, Mayan and elders from Northwest Coast, Swampy Cree, and Mohawk.

charlotte Aki stevens (Aki metallic Silver) is an Algonquin rapper visual artist. She is the winner of Ottomusik Award, a City Ottawa public artist and a Pimisi local Artist. Presently Aki is engaging in a permanent exhibition for Stanley Field House for Kitchisippi Trails in Ottawa, Ontario.

Annie Pillaktuaq is a multi-disciplinary Inuit artist and jewelry maker from Iqaluit, Nunavut. In her painting practice, she works with acrylics on canvas. As a jewelry artist, Annie relies on Inuit materials, specifically sealskin, to create beautiful earrings, cuffs, and gloves. Annie will bring her products as well as educational materials on Inuit sealskin to the event.

*Time: Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 4:30-7 P.M. (Eastern Time)

*Location: near Brimley Road & Finch Avenue East in Scarborough. RSVP for location details.

* register Through Zoom

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-yqqT8jGNJCXCb9gC61-7u4iHE6ryVP

(please kindly give the number of people attending with you at the end of your last name, e.g. Li 2)

* Or, send an email to info@eawlc.org to make the reservation.

(Please kindly indicate in the subject line “RSVP for June 25 Event”, and provide your name and how many people are coming with you.)

All registrants who are present at the event will be eligible for the Lucky Draw at the end of the day!

VERY IMPORTANT:

* All children under 13 must always be accompanied by an adult.

* Please check your email before you come for changes due to weather or other unforeseeable challenges.

* This outdoor event is held on private properties. Please take care of the land and facilities like you are coming to a friend’s house as an esteemed guest. Thank you!

* We strongly encourage you to wear a mask when social distancing cannot be guaranteed.

* If you need special accommodations, please register by June 22 and tell us what you would need. We will try our best to assist.

Space is limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible. For inquiries, please contact info@eawlc.org.

Thank you!

东西联学社
士嘉堡Idehill街坊原住民表演庆祝派对
诚邀街坊邻居们参加!
免费英文活动,配国语、粤语翻译

-精彩原住民表演
-互动舞蹈、绘画、游戏等
-原住民历史文化展示及有奖寻宝游戏
-原汁原味原住民艺术品、手工艺品及首饰展示与售卖
-与原住民及邻居们交流互动

时间: 2022年6月25日周六下午4:30到7:00
请报名预定席位,获取地点信息。
Zoom报名方式:扫码注册,并请在姓氏栏同时加注参加人数。
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-yqqT8jGNJCXCb9gC61-7u4iHE6ryVP
电子邮件报名方式:info@eawlc.org
请在标题里注明“报名6月25日活动”,并提供报名者姓名及参加人数。
*所有现场的注册报名人均有机会获取抽奖礼物
*人数有限,请尽早报名,席位先报先得。

-13岁以下儿童必须由成人全程陪同。
-如因天气等原因活动有任何变更,我们将及时以邮件通知您。请在动身前查阅邮件。
-邻居们慷慨开放私人庭院举行活动,请爱护环境及设施。多谢!
-希望来客们佩戴口罩,尤其在无法保持社交距离的时候。
-如果您有特殊照顾需求,请在6月22日之前告知,我们尽力设法配合。

本活动由加拿大文化传统部支持赞助。

Poster designer: Wuzzy Wu

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