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UTSC Positive Space Committee

June 7, 2024

Looking for safe transport to U of T Community Pride, Friday June 7? Join us for a FREE round-trip bus ride! The bus is family-friendly AND wheelchair accessible.

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June 3, 2024

Join the UTSC community for the raising of the Pride Flags to commemorate Pride month!

UTSC Positive Space Committee
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2nd Tuesday of Every Month

An opportunity for informal connection and conversation and to build relationships amongst 2SLGBTQ+ community members on campus. All 2SLGBTQ+-identifying staff, faculty and librarians are invited to attend.

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Fall/Winter 2023-2024 Academic Year

Community Invitation! We are looking for members of the U of T community (students, staff, faculty, and librarians) who are interested in presenting about an observance or holiday as part of our "A Conversation About" series.

Past Events

Indigenous Initiatives
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March 22, 2024

Elder Josh 1-on-1

Elder Josh is happy to meet with Indigenous students, staff, and faculty at the University of Toronto Scarborough. If you would like a 1-on-1, please email brittney.jaikaran@utoronto.ca to book your timeslot.

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Indigenous Initiatives

March 21, 2024

Water Teachings

Come join Indigenous programing in Student Life and SCSU as we celebrate Sustainability Week with our Indigenous Elder Josh who will be sharing teachings around water and creating a banner for World Water Day.

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March 19, 2024

Being (un)seen: Reclaiming, Resisting, and Reimagining the Body

In this panel discussion, you will hear from our esteemed panelists who, together, share reflections on their journeys of advocacy and resistance, and challenge normative understandings and perceptions of the body.

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Indigenous Initiatives
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March 14, 2024

Cultural Canvases: Exploring Indigenous Art

Join the Indigenous portfolio in Student Life for "Cultural Canvases: Exploring Indigenous Art." This captivating event offers an opportunity for students to immerse themselves in three unique Indigenous art styles: First Nations Woodland Art, M├ętis Dot Art, and Inuit art.

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Indigenous Initiatives

March 8, 2024

Indigenous Community Connections: Toronto Council Fire Youth Round Dance

Would you like to make connections with Indigenous professionals and community? Please join the AA&CC in collaboration with Indigenous Initiatives and Student Life in a trip to the Native Canadian Centre for the 1st Youth Round Dance by Toronto Council Fire.

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March 5, 2024

Black Women Dreaming

Dreaming provides process and space to think beyond our material realities. For Black women, the act of dreaming is resistance. Join us for an afternoon of possibility. Please note: this is a closed event for Black women-identified Staff, Faculty, and Librarians at UTSC.

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Indigenous Initiatives

February 23, 2024

Snowshoeing& Anishinaabemowin Storytelling with Albert Owl

First Nation House and Hart House Farms in collaboration with UTSC Student Life and UTM would like to invite our U of T community to a fun day of snowshoeing and elder teachings at Hart House Farms. Can't wait to see you!

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Indigenous Initiatives

February 15, 2024

Bundle Teachings & Shaker Making Workshop

Come join the Indigenous Initiatives team and Elder Josh for bundle teachings, followed by making shakers for our personal bundles. Contact Juanita, Indigenous Engagement Coordinator, if you have any questions Juanita.muise@utoronto.ca

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Indigenous Initiatives

February 14, 2024

19th Annual Strawberry Ceremony For MMIWG2S

Come join the Indigenous Initiatives team as we head Downtown with our UTSC community to join the 19th annual Strawberry Ceremony for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Trans and Two-Spirit people (MMIWGT2S).

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Indigenous Initiatives

February 3, 2024

Ribbon Skirt Making Workshop

Join the Department of Student Life for a ribbon skirt making workshop

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