HABI Workshop 3: Indigenous Teachings with Philip Cote

HABI Workshop 3: Indigenous Teachings with Philip Cote

Our Relationship with the Land

HABI: Weaving Stories of Migrant Labour & Indigenous Resurgence is a free public programming series by Kwentong Bayan Collective.

This project explores the inaugural convergence of National Indigenous People's month and the newly announced, National Filipino Heritage Month in June 2019.

In the Filipino language, "habi" means "weave" - referring to the practice of weaving, or the patterns found in woven materials. HABI is also the process by which something is kept together and made whole.

This month-long public programming series will feature three community arts workshops exploring Indigenous history, labour, migration, and our relationship with the land.

All programs are FREE and will be offered at the Small Arms Inspection Building (SAIB) located on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation along Lake Ontario's eastern waterfront.

Event info:

National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated on June 21 across Canada/Turtle Island. It also coincides with the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and a time for traditional gatherings and ceremonies.

We will gather in a community learning circle, led by Philip Cote (Artist, Activist, Historian, Traditional Wisdom Keeper and Young Elder). We will learn about the Indigenous history of this land, healing plant medicines and the practice of smudging, and stories connected to summer solstice. Weather permitting, we will engage in outdoor activities, using the paved pathways surrounding the SAIB for accessibility.

A free community meal & artist talk by Kwentong Bayan to celebrate the summer solstice will commence at noon. Philip Cote's sharing is from 1-4pm.

The SAIB is an accessible venue with single-user, all-gender washrooms available.

Image courtesy of Philip Cote, "Old Mill Grandmother Moon
(Underneath Old Mill Station, King's Mill Park, 2017")

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Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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