Nu Fo Ru Ms 2 Spirit/Indigenous Ceramics And Story

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I am working on a project at the Gardiner Museum and am making tiles that will be incorporated into a dance performance. These tiles will have stories about my relationship to my indigenous identity as a mixed Mi'kmaq 2Spirit & queer person.

I would LOVE for you to come and make some tiles too! There will be a series of workshops to make tiles and access and share teachings and talk about our relationship to our identities as 2-Spirit/queer Indigenous people.

Come learn about Honourable Harvest teachings for collecting clay in your area, how to process clay, learn about the relationship between ceramics and our indigeneity and muck around in some clay and make things! You don't have to make tiles because you come. You can also just come for the conversation, teachings, and to make something of your choice too.

Meal provided and tokens for a limited number of participants upon registration.
Registration not required though.
This workshop series is reserved for participants who are both indigenous/mixed and 2Spirit/queer/LGBT folks exclusively.

Workshop Schedule, Mondays 5:30-8:30 The 519
May 1 - Honourable Harvest, processing clay, intro to project.
May 8 - Our relationship to our access to language, teachings, culture, community with Elder Wanda Whitebird.
May 15 - Indigeneity and Ceramics with Louis Esmé Cruz.
May 22 - Holiday, no workshop!
May 29 - Shaping our Stories led by Mikiki
June 5 - Shaping our Stories II led by Mikiki

BONUS!!! June 7 - 3PM - Gardiner Museum Tour for project participants.

Tiles completed within this workshop framework will have the opportunitiy to be exhibited publicly at both the 519 and Gardiner Museum.

NU_FORuMS will be presented over 6 performances between July 18-27, 2017.


This project is delighted to be in collaboration with our community partner Titiesg Wîcinímintôwak Bluejays Dancing Together Collective and in partnership with the 519 and presented by Gardiner Museum

Chi miigwetch!
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