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Upcoming Events

Indigenous Knowledge Keeper Series: Nancy Johnson

May 14, 12:00pm – 1:00pm (ET) 

Join us for an intimate evening with acclaimed musician Nancy Johnson as she takes us on a journey through her musical world. Nancy will delve into the inspirations behind her captivating melodies, sharing personal anecdotes and insights into the influences that have shaped her unique sound. From the soulful rhythms of blues to the raw energy of rock, Nancy's music transcends genres, weaving a tapestry of emotions that resonate with audiences worldwide. Don't miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Nancy Johnson's artistry and the stories behind her unforgettable songs.

About our Events and Workshops

One of the goals of the Indigenous Initiatives team is to increase the awareness of Indigenous culture among the students and staff of George Brown College and the surrounding Toronto community. Throughout the year, we host events, workshops and social gatherings to share our cultural knowledge.

We encourage everyone, regardless of ethnicity or religion, to come and learn with us. 

Our Deepest Gratitude

We want to express our gratitude to an Anonymous Sponsor for helping to support the vision for George Brown College’s Indigenous Education Strategy. Your contribution is vital to continuing our important work and we cannot succeed without the generosity of supporters like you.
Thank you so much for your interest in partnering with our organization and for being actively engaged in fostering our goals.

Examples of workshops include:

  • Four Sacred Medicine Teachings
  • tobacco planting
  • sweetgrass braiding
  • dream catcher making
  • herbal and harvest knowledge workshop
  • hand drum making
  • beading workshops
  • moccasin making
  • Buffalo Teachings
  • Eagle Feather Teachings

Check out past events