Events

September 2019 Events 

Special Events 

 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux A talk about Truth and Reconciliation

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 12 – 1 pm | McIntyre Theatre

In 2016, Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux was appointed as the first Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada and continues to develop pathways forward to reconciliation in Canada. She was inducted as an Honourary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada and is a member of the Governing Circle for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation at the University of Manitoba. Cynthia is a member of the Chippewa of Georgina Island First Nation in Ontario and has dedicated her life to building bridges of understanding between peoples.

 

Orange Shirt Day

Monday September 30, 2019 | College Wide 

Indigenous Education & Student Services (IESS) invites the Mohawk College community to participate in Orange Shirt Day. The annual Orange Shirt Day is held on September 30th every year and opens the door to conversations on all aspects of Residential Schools and the legacy and effects they have left behind.

On September 30, wear orange in support of bringing awareness to residential schools, their legacy, and survivors.

Join Indigenous Education & Student Services for a group photo - September 30, 2019 at 2:00pm - David Braley Athletic Centre 

 

Yoga (Special Evening Event)

Please join us in the Hoop Dance for a yoga session in partnership with Lululemon. This is open to all students and staff. This session will take place on Friday September 13th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. This is a spooky evening event, there will be themed snacks. Contact crystal.michels [at] mohawkcollege.ca for more information.  

 

Yoga

Please join us in the Hoop Dance for a yoga session in partnership with Lululemon. This is open to all students and staff. This session will take place on Friday September 27th from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. Don’t have a yoga mat, but would like to participate? We have extras! Contact crystal.michels [at] mohawkcollege.ca

 

Fall Welcome Social

Join Indigenous Education & Student (IESS) as we celebrate the beginning of the semester with a Haudenosaunee Social with dinner, social songs, and dancing in partnership with the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre on Friday September 27th from 5:00pm – 8:30pm in DBARC Gym 3. Everyone welcome! Questions? Email: amanda.aitchison2 [at] mohawkcollege.ca

 

Ongoing programming: 

 

Drop-in Cultural Crafting

Thursday’s throughout the Fall Semester (bi-weekly) join our Indigenous Awareness Programmer, Amanda Aitchison for a drop-in crafting time for students. This month drop-in programming will be provided on Thursday September 12th and 26th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in A114. Spend as much or a little time learning to make various crafts each week. For more information, contact amanda.aitchison2 [at] mohawkcollege.ca 

 

Please connect with our team for more information on programming at amanda.aitchison2 [at] mohawkcollege.ca