CANOE STORIES FESTIVAL WEEK ONE FEATURE: Welcoming the Water Walkers

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Sep 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | CSF Events, News | , , , , , , , ,

Emily Rose Michaud is an “interdisciplinary artist and educator working at the crossroads of community organization, ecology and civic participation.” This past Sunday, Emily was also a vital part of organizing the Welcoming event for the Mother Earth Water Walkers. In this post Emily shares her reflections on the event.

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TODAY’S CANOE STORIES FESTIVAL FEATURE: Olivia C. Davies

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Sep 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | CSF Events, News | , , , ,

On Sunday, September 15 at 1pm Olivia C. Davies will be performing “KICHISIPPI LOVE ~ AN HONORING” before the feast on Bate Island as part of the welcoming of the Water Walkers.

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TODAY’S CANOE STORIES FESTIVAL FEATURE: Get to know about the Light Tipi!

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Sep 13, 2019 | 0 Comments | CSF Events, News | , , , ,

Tomorrow evening  Light Tipi / Yahkâskwan Mîkiwahp / Tipi De Lumière, a community-based art activiation, will be happening at SAW Centre (formerly SAW Gallery), 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa in the courtyard area. The event will be faciliated by artists Cheryl L’Hirondelle and Joseph Naytowhow.

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TODAY’S CANOE STORIES FESTIVAL FEATURE: Get to know Aanmitaagzi!

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Sep 12, 2019 | 0 Comments | CSF Events, News | , ,

Today at 1 pm Canoe Journeys, open studio community art project with Aanmitaagzi, is at the Arts Court (Court Room) at 2 Daly Street, Ottawa.

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FRIENDS OF CSF EVENT: “Chimeda ~ Paddling Together”

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Aug 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News | , , , ,

This annual event is in the spirit of reconciliation. The event gathers Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples to travel the waterways of the area together “making a trip paddling our shared Gatineau River from Maniwaki to Chelsea.”

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CHIMEDA 2019- A Reflection on Paddling Together

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Jun 20, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News | , , , , , , , , , , ,

I joined the Chimeda Sunday morning, on the second day where we were to start out from Wakefield and paddle to Chelsea. Getting my kayak ready and coming into the moment with the river, who has been high and swift for most of the Spring, was beautiful.

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FRIENDS OF CSF EVENT: Ottawa River Keepers Gala Coverage

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Jun 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News | , , , , , , ,

Last week the Ottawa Riverkeepers hosted their Annual Gala event at 50 Sussex, the Royal Canadian Geographical building. The view was perfection, overlooking Kichi Sipi (Ottawa River) due west. Our Mother Earth treated us all to a stunning sunset.

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UPCOMING FRIENDS OF CSF EVENT: The Ottawa Riverkeeper Gala

by CanoeStoriesFestival |Jun 6, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News | , ,

Each year as the evenings warm up in Ottawa, The Ottawa Riverkeeper / Garde-rivière des Outaouais organization host their annual Gala to raise awareness around custodianship of the Kitchi Sipi (Ottawa River). This year Circadia Indigena will be leading the performance part of the evening.

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FRIENDS OF CSF EVENT: “No Borders Art Festival” closing this weekend in Ottawa

by CanoeStoriesFestival |May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News |

If you are in the New Edinburgh, Beechwood, or Vanier area this weekend why not drop into the No Borders Festival? The Festival, which launched on May 11 has been taking place at the Nectar Community Centre on Mackay Street across from Rideau Hall.

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FRIENDS OF CSF EVENT: “Celebrating Life in the Ottawa River”

by CanoeStoriesFestival |May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments | Friends of CSF Events, News | , , , , , , , ,

On Wednesday, May 22, Circadia Indigena attended an informative event that touched on the history of the American Eel, an important species and part of the ecology of the Kichi Sipi, the Algonquin name for the Ottawa River.

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