Toronto City Hall (Council Chamber), 100 Queen St. West
  • April 8, 2019 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm

How might Indigenous governance systems contribute to changing our relationships with each other and to the land and waters?

Join us to listen to and learn from knowledge keepers in Indigenous Law and knowledge systems in conversation on Indigenous governance and our shared responsibility to care for the land and waters.

Moderated by Jill Carter, scholar, artist and researcher with First Story Toronto.

Featuring, in conversation:

  • Lee Maracle, Traditional Teacher, Writer and Poet
  • Sylvia Plain, Founder of Great Lakes Canoe Journey Project
  • Valarie Waboose, Indigenous legal scholar, Assistant Professor, Windsor Law School
  • Dawnis Kennedy, Indigenous legal scholar
  • Justin Wiebe, Capacity Building Specialist, Ontario Trillium Foundation Youth Opportunities Fund
  • Sharon Witruk, Senior Manager of Indigenous Collaboration, United Way

The evening will include a large-group discussion and panel, as well as opportunities to engage in smaller-group discussions about diverse topics in relation to Indigenous systems of governance in the city.

This free event is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance, easy access to elevator, elevator with braille feature; dedicated accessible washroom with all features, barrier-free washroom including door and stall, wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door – on upper floors, designated parking at entrance – in underground parking lot, with ramp to entrance.

A public event co-hosted by the Centre for Community Partnerships, University of Toronto & the City of Toronto