Divest Waterloo and Faith & the Common Good are partnering with Terre Chartrand and Heather Majaury of Pins and Needles Fabric Company to present an evening of music and storytelling on December 8th at the Pavilion at Victoria Park at as the culmination of the Maamawi Revisited project.
When: Wed, 8 December 2021 (7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EST)
Where: Victoria Park Pavilion, 80 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, ON
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Maamawi is an Ojibway word meaning "bringing together" or just "together" as it applies to things that are alive water, plants, animals, birds and fish and humans.
Maamawi Revisited has created opportunities for local emerging Indigenous artists to connect with the land, local knowledge keepers, musicians and mentors and with each other to grow and create together.
December 8th will be evening of “bringing together” of storytelling and music that will feature Rene Meshake and musical performances by the artists who participated in this project.
Rene Meshake is an Anishinaabe elder, residential school surviver, visual and performing artist, award-winning author, storyteller, flute player, and a Recipient of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. He shares his love of the Ojibwe language through his stories, poetry and spoken word performances.
Tickets are required and are free, please register here space is limited to comply with COVID protocols. Donations will be accepted at the door to support Pins and Needles Fabric Company – an Intersectional Inter-Arts Collective in Waterloo Region - to provide programming for Indigenous youth.
80 Schneider Ave
Kitchener, ON N2G 1K9
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