Walk the Mikinaak: Honouring work by the Ogimaa Mikana Project


Free public program hosted by Eliana Macdonald and Margaret Pearce at High Park to honour and activate a walk by Ogimaa Mikana.

 
DateThursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/625223091188970/

Location

High Park main entrance on Bloor Street West, at the "High Park" sign

Walk the Mikinaak: Honouring work by the Ogimaa Mikana Project
In conjunction with Onsite Gallery's exhibition, Diagrams of Power

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10 a.m. to noon

High Park
Free and open to all

Hosted by:
Eliana Macdonald and Margaret Pearce

 

We will gather at High Park  to honour and activate a walk created by the Ogimaa Mikana Project, by re-walking and re-mapping their work with our bodies. The walk will take us to a sequence of places around the park where we will pause for teachings and actions. The route we take reveals a map of a turtle. By renewing and remaking this walk by the Ogimaa Mikana Project, we take up the responsibility they have set before us, to make Anishinaabeg legible to the great turtle by walking and honouring the land and all Anishinaabeg. Bring: walking shoes, water, snacks, sun protection, raingear if needed. If you'd like to see the map we make as we walk, bring your favorite GPS tracking app on your phone.

 

Meet at: High Park main entrance on Bloor Street West, at the "High Park" sign

 

Directions to High Park

  • Subway: Bloor-Danforth subway line to High Park station, between Keele and Runnymede stations. Main entrance to park is a two minute walk from the station.
  • Streetcar: 508 Lakeshore streetcar to the Parkside or Colborne Lodge stops. Or take the 506 Carlton streetcar to the High Park loop by Parkside Drive.
  • Bus: 80 Queensway bus route (between Keele subway station and Sherway Gardens) to Howard Park Avenue stop on Parkside Road.
  • Car: Drive in at the main entrance on Bloor Street West. Turn south at High Park Avenue, and follow West Road south. You can park in one of the available spaces along West Road, or drive down to the lots at the restaurant or the zoo, then walk back to meet us at the entrance. Alternatively, you can use the entrance from Parkside Drive, then follow High Park Blvd.

For more info contact elianam@ecotrust.ca.



Walk the Mikinaak

Walk the Mikinaak flyer
DateThursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Phone

416-977-6000 x456

Cost

Free

Email

onsite@ocadu.ca

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/625223091188970/

Location

High Park main entrance on Bloor Street West, at the "High Park" sign

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Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Walk the Mikinaak: Honouring work by the Ogimaa Mikana Project
In conjunction with Onsite Gallery's exhibition, Diagrams of Power

 

Thursday, July 12, 2018
10 a.m. to noon

High Park
Free and open to all

Hosted by:
Eliana Macdonald and Margaret Pearce

 

We will gather at High Park  to honour and activate a walk created by the Ogimaa Mikana Project, by re-walking and re-mapping their work with our bodies. The walk will take us to a sequence of places around the park where we will pause for teachings and actions. The route we take reveals a map of a turtle. By renewing and remaking this walk by the Ogimaa Mikana Project, we take up the responsibility they have set before us, to make Anishinaabeg legible to the great turtle by walking and honouring the land and all Anishinaabeg. Bring: walking shoes, water, snacks, sun protection, raingear if needed. If you'd like to see the map we make as we walk, bring your favorite GPS tracking app on your phone.

 

Meet at: High Park main entrance on Bloor Street West, at the "High Park" sign

 

Directions to High Park

  • Subway: Bloor-Danforth subway line to High Park station, between Keele and Runnymede stations. Main entrance to park is a two minute walk from the station.
  • Streetcar: 508 Lakeshore streetcar to the Parkside or Colborne Lodge stops. Or take the 506 Carlton streetcar to the High Park loop by Parkside Drive.
  • Bus: 80 Queensway bus route (between Keele subway station and Sherway Gardens) to Howard Park Avenue stop on Parkside Road.
  • Car: Drive in at the main entrance on Bloor Street West. Turn south at High Park Avenue, and follow West Road south. You can park in one of the available spaces along West Road, or drive down to the lots at the restaurant or the zoo, then walk back to meet us at the entrance. Alternatively, you can use the entrance from Parkside Drive, then follow High Park Blvd.

For more info contact elianam@ecotrust.ca.

Venue & Address: 
High Park main entrance on Bloor Street West, at the "High Park" sign
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/625223091188970/
Email: 
onsite@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x456
Cost: 
Free
Walk the Mikinaak
Walk the Mikinaak flyer
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