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Indigenous History of Tkaron:to - Bus Tour


Join us on Monday, April 29th from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT as we journey through sacred sites as we explore the history of Tkaron:to (Toronto) via a three-hour bus tour. Members of the performing arts community are welcome on this tour, to encourage a greater understanding and appreciation of Indigenous culture. Tour begins at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto (16 Spadina Rd, Toronto)

Tour Guide - Seán Kinsella
Tour Coordinator - Ashley Bomberry 



Seán Kinsella is a Crip, queer/two-spirit (aayahkwew) êkâ ê-akimiht nêhi(y/th)aw/otipemisiwak/Nakawé/Irish person with wahkohtowin connections to what are now known as Treaty 6 territories as well as James Bay Cree.

Seán has worked as an Indigenous community activist, educator, published poet and a member of the Titiesg Wîcinímintôwak Bluejays Dancing Together Collective in Tkaronto. He has worked in post-secondary education for the last 12 years and is currently a part-time Professor within the Advancement department of Centennial teaching in their Indigenous Studies stackable credential, in addition to full-time work in Academic Transition at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Please note that the bus is wheelchair accessible.
Please contact us for more specific details, or if you require other forms of accommodation to participate at info@dancecanada.net


Tour Partner: Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists

This tour is made possible through the generous support of the Ontario Arts Council.

RSVP online HERE.

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Toronto Dance Community Meeting -
Courageous Conversations and Empathy in Communications



Photo Credit: Marko Kovacevic 

The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists – Ontario Chapter, in partnership with the Canadian Dance Assembly is pleased to host the community workshop Courageous Conversations and Empathy in Communications on Tuesday, April 16 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Cahoots Theatre (388 Queen Street East, Unit 3, Toronto) facilitated by Rania El Mugammar. The event is free and ASL interpretation will be provided and food will be served. 

This workshop explores difficult conversations in empathetic, meaningful and impactful ways. The session uses anti-oppression frameworks to explore strategies to resolve conflict and build allyship. The session uses World Cafe facilitation methodology through participant led modules as well as facilitator led exercises. Participants will learn skills around initiating a difficult conversation, ending a difficult conversation and moving through conflict and discomfort. Continue reading HERE

Rania El Mugammar is a Sudanese artist, anti-oppression consultant, and liberation educator based in Toronto. Rania's artistic and community work is deeply rooted in Black Liberation, Rania is a published writer, award winning organizer, speaker, arts educator, and multidisciplinary performer. Continue reading about Rania's work HERE.


Canadian Dance Assembly
55 Mill Street, Suite 312
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Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
Canada
Tel: 1.416.515.8444
Fax: 1.416.515.9444