Author Archives: Desmond Wong

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day is a commemoration every year on September 30th for the survivors of Residential Schools and their families, as well as a time for settlers to reflect on how relationships with Indigenous peoples might be improved. Founded by … Continue reading

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Ontario Treaty Recognition Week

November 4 – 8, 2019 is Treaty Recognition Week in Ontario. This is part of a series of days bringing awareness to Indigenous issues known as Indigenous Education Month. OISE Library has a number of valuable materials for K-12, postsecondary … Continue reading

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Library Visit from Elder and Storyteller Louise Profeit-LeBlanc

On January 15, 2019, OISE Library was fortunate to host Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, an Elder and Storyteller from Nacho N’yak Dun First Nation of Mayo, in Northeastern Yukon. Invited by CTL Instructor J’net AyAyQwaYakSheelth, she was able to come, share stories and … Continue reading

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Indigenous Feminisms

Post and Display curated by Subhanya Sivajothy For the month of December, the Indigenous ground floor display will feature books on Indigenous Feminisms. Indigenous feminism is both the theory and practice of feminism that is grounded in decolonization and Indigenous … Continue reading

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RESERVED: Third Floor Children’s Literature Area

Please note that the work area in the Children’s Literature Collection on the Third Floor of OISE Library will be reserved at the following times for class demonstrations: Monday, November 26 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Tuesday, November 27 … Continue reading

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