Conestoga events

Gathering Hearts & Minds to Restore the Land Network

April 13, 2019

Doon Campus

This event welcomes all community members interested in learning more about Indigenous land-based sustainability practices at Conestoga College and beyond.

Learn from local Elders and community leaders, and how to get involved.

A traditional foods meal will be served. Please bring a feast bundle (cup, plate, bowl and utensils). 


4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


4:30 p.m. Welcome and opening statement

5:00 p.m. Keynote speaker, Jan Longboat

5:35 p.m. Concurrent land-based learning workshops, including

    • honouring the land and saving and sharing seeds,
    • designing a sustainable and edible habitat,
    • birch bark canoes and how we once travelled, and
    • planting your own tobacco to take home.

7:00 p.m. Dinner (includes traditional food options)

8:00 p.m. Closing remarks


Conestoga College, Doon Campus, 299 Doon Valley Drive, Doon Main Building, Room 1B18 (Blue Room)

To register:

Registration is required for this event as space is limited. For more information, please contact Andrew Judge.