Indigenous Speaker Series with Theland Kicknosway - March 2nd and 9th, 2021

Indigenous Speaker Series with Theland Kicknosway - March 2nd and 9th, 2021
Posted on 02/19/2021
Indigenous Speaker Series with Theland Kicknosway - March 2nd and 9th, 2021

The OCDSB Indigenous Speakers Series proudly presents two webinars with Theland Kicknosway for OCDSB staff and students. The first session will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd, for Grade 7 to 12 students. The second session will feature Theland and his mother Elaine talking about "Boys with Braids", and will take place on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021.


To access the livestream, click the YouTube link below before the event.


Session for OCDSB staff and Grade 7 to 12 students


Date: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Live stream: https://youtu.be/xWduyJYUDoU


Session for OCDSB staff and Grade K to 12 students


Date: Tuesday, March 9th, 2021
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Live stream: https://youtu.be/4qNXRYsqkNY


Theland Kicknosway is Wolf Clan, Potawatami & Cree Nation and a member of Walpole Island, Bkejwanong Territory in Southern Ontario. He is a singer, a grass & hoop dancer, and he helps in ceremonies in many places. He is in Virtual High School in the Ottawa Region and enjoys offering his gifts of song, dance & voice for all. He has been a Blanket Exercise Facilitator since 2012 and was one of the youngest Indigenous trained within the region.


Elaine Kicknosway is proud to be Swampy Cree through her biological mother and Chippewa from her biological father. She is a member of Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in Northern Saskatchewan, and is Wolf Clan. She is a Sixties Scoop Survivor and returned home in the late 20’s. She has been a long time community advocate in the areas of child welfare, healthy families, and Indigenous women. Elaine is an Indigenous wedding officiant, KAIROS Blanket exercise facilitator and trainer, Indigenous doula, Traditional dancer, singer, drummer and carrier of ceremonial teachings.

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