Indigenous Methods & Knowledge Workshop with Kevin Myran


How celebrating First Nations culture can help foster community involvement

 
DateMonday, September 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost

Free!

Email

gradstudies@ocadu.ca

Location

RM 510, 205 Richmond St. W.

Kevin Myran is the coordinator at the Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and runs “Little Embers,” a program which educates students on Anishnawbe culture and perspectives through the art and experience of storytelling. Drumming and storytelling will support the student creative process by deepening their self-awareness and connection to their own artistic voice, while fostering respect for ritual and community. Kevin is from the Dakota First Nation of Birdtail Manitoba. He is the father of seven children, and he has one grandchild. Kevin is a First Nations drummer, dancer, and pipe carrier.



Monday, September 18th 4:00-5:00pm, RM 510, 205 Richmond St. W. Kevin Myran is the coordinator at the Toronto Council Fire Nativ
DateMonday, September 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Cost

Free!

Email

gradstudies@ocadu.ca

Website Location

RM 510, 205 Richmond St. W.

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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Kevin Myran is the coordinator at the Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and runs “Little Embers,” a program which educates students on Anishnawbe culture and perspectives through the art and experience of storytelling. Drumming and storytelling will support the student creative process by deepening their self-awareness and connection to their own artistic voice, while fostering respect for ritual and community. Kevin is from the Dakota First Nation of Birdtail Manitoba. He is the father of seven children, and he has one grandchild. Kevin is a First Nations drummer, dancer, and pipe carrier.

Venue & Address: 
RM 510, 205 Richmond St. W.
Email: 
gradstudies@ocadu.ca
Cost: 
Free!
Monday, September 18th 4:00-5:00pm, RM 510, 205 Richmond St. W. Kevin Myran is the coordinator at the Toronto Council Fire Nativ
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