Nogojiwanong Reconciliation Gathering 2019

Date: 
Friday, May 31st, 2019 - 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
 Reconciliation Gathering

The 2nd annual Nogojiwanong Reconciliation Gathering will be held on Friday, May 31, from 10 am-7 pm, in Confederation Park and the Armouries, in Peterborough-Nogojiwanong. This Youth Program and Community Celebration commemorates the 4th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action. For Vendor, Booth, Workshop, or Artist information: reconciliationgathering@gmail.com
Free Event. Rain location: Peterborough Armouries, west of Confederation Park.

Special Guests: Charging Horse Singers, Red Path Singers & Dancers, Nogojiwanong FC Drum, Hiawatha Youth Dancers, Wshkiihimang Singers, Missy Knott, Taylor Merrick, Jacques Graveline, Suzanne Smoke, Hillary Wear, Shadi, and M.C. Morval

Logo Design by Ed Henderson and Anastasia Shirenko
with support from PACE Art Department

Volunteers are needed ! Sign up at "https://signup.com/go/niKPipz"

Youth Program:
9:30 - 10 am Registration
10:00 - 10:15 Opening Prayer and Welcome Song
10:15 - 11:15 Student Workshops 1 and 2
11:15 - 11:45 Picnic Lunch
11:45 - 1:00 Drum Circle (open to the public)
1:00 - 2:00 Student Workshops 3 and 4
2:00 - 2:15 Water Song and Closing Prayer
2:15 - 2:30 Departure of Student Groups

Community Event:
3-5 pm Blanket Exercise (open to the public)
5-7 pm Community Potluck and Music Celebration (open to the public)
Special Guests: Missy Knott, Wshkiihimang Singers, Suzanne Smoke, Jacques Graveline, Taylor Merrick, Hillary Wear

Workshop Themes and Presenters
Our Relationships with Land and Water: KWIC & TRACKS Oshkwazin Indigenous Youth Leadership Program, Adventure in Understanding (Kawartha Rotary Club)
Building Relationships and Wellness: Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Quilt
Learning from the Drum, Singers, and Dancers: Red Path Singers, Charging Horse Singers, Hiawatha Youth Dancers, Missy Knott, Taylor Merrick, Jacques Graveline
Learning from Artists: Beading with Kathy, Matthew Vukson (beading), Like It R.Knott, PACE Students

Vendors: Kathy 's 1 Stop, Like It R. Knott, Portraits By Rae,

Information Booths: Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, Peterborough Native Learning Program, Lovesick Lake Women's Association

Sponsors: Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, LEAP Peterborough, Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, Peterborough Armouries, KWIC, City of Peterborough, PVNCCDSB, KPRDSB, Public Energy, PACE, KawarthaNOW

Location: 
Confederation Square 501 George St N, Peterborough, Ontario