Local Events

Reconciliation Walk

Saturday, September 30 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Laurel Creek Nature Centre, 525 Beaver Creek Road, Waterloo, ON N2V 2L3 No Cars Allowed

A free, self-guided walk following the chronological history of residential schools in Canada for anyone looking to educate themselves further.

FREE busing is provided to Laurel Creek Nature Centre from Parking Lot X on the UWaterloo campus at Hagey Blvd. & Frank Tompa Dr. beginning at 9:30 a.m. and running every 30 minutes.
*Last bus runs at 2:30 p.m. returning at approx. 4:00 p.m.

Family Drum Night

Every Tuesday | 6:00-8:30 PM

Downtown Kitchener Community Center
35 Weber Street E, Kitchener

The drum brings the heartbeat of Mother Earth for all to feel and hear. Drumming brings us back into balance.

We can connect with spirit whether dancing, singing or just listening.

Every Tuesday!

6:00 – 6:30 pm – Youth drum (18 and under), facilitated by Nimkii Stevens
6:30 – 8:30 pm – Men’s drum, facilitated by Scott Stevens

Come for community, to share stories, sing and dance, you do not have to sit at the drum to attend.

You are welcome to bring your regalia for dancing.

For program information please contact:

Kelly Welch
Cultural Program Coordinator
Healing of the Seven Generations

Deshkan Ziibiing, Chippewas of the
Thames First Nation 46th Annual
Pow Wow

August 18 & 19, 2023

640 Jubilee Road, Muncey, ON

MC: Stephanie Pangowish
Host Drum: Black Lodge Singers

Vendors: First Nations owned and operated only

General Admission: Adults: $8 (18-55 yrs); Youth: $5; Child (12 and under) and Veterans: FREE

For more information, contact anishnaabekwe@cottfn.com.

Niagara Regional Native Centre’s
9th Annual Nurturing our Roots
Traditional Pow Wow

October 7, 2023 | 7:00AM – 5:00PM

Meridan Centre, 1 David S. Howes Way, St. Catherines, ON,
L2R 0B3

New CoHost Brock University
Celebrating Two Spirited & LGBTQQIP2SAA+ Community

Free Parking for Elders and Dancers on site and Free Spectator Parking at 71 Carlisle St, St. Catherines, ON, L2R 3J3.

Admission: Free
Registration: www.nrncpowwow.ca
Contact: Willow Shawanoo, Outreach Coordinator at outreach@nrnc.ca or (365) 880-8942.

Women’s Drumming Circle

Every Wednesday | 6:00-8:30 PM

300 Frederick St, Kitchener, ON N2H 2N6, Canada

A sharing and healing circle open to cis and trans woman, as well as non-binary people who are comfortable in a space that centres on the experiences of women. This circle incorporates the use of Indigenous traditional medicines, teachings and songs.

Doors will be open at 6:00 pm and we will begin at 6:15 pm.

Facilitated by:
Kelly Welch and Laini Lascalles

For more information contact:
Kelly Welch
Cultural Program Coordinator

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