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L’nui’sutinej – Let’s speak the Mi’kmaq language together

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Online Mi’kmaq language workshop with Michelle Sylliboy Wednesday January 27th 2021 4-6 PM

Interdisciplinary artist and poet Michelle Sylliboy (Mi’kmaq/L’nu) was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised on her traditional L’nuk territory in We’koqmaq, Cape Breton. While living on the traditional, unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, Sylliboy completed a BFA at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and a Masters in Education from Simon Fraser University.
She is currently a PhD candidate in Simon Fraser U
niversity’s Philosophy of Education program, where she is working to reclaim her original written komqwej’wikasikl language.

Her collection of photography and Mi’kmaq (L’nuk) hieroglyphic poetry, Kiskajeyi—I Am Ready, was published by Rebel Mountain Press in 2019.

msylliboy.wixsite.com/website

Indigenous Studies students, University of Toronto Students and Indigenous community members may email the CKQ Coordinator to register: jenny.blackbird@utoronto.ca

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm