THANK YOU AND PHOTOS: Tkaranto Past/Tkaranto Future Mural Launch

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Toronto’s Riverside Business Improvement Area (BIA) launched a new mural – ‘Tkaranto Past/Tkaranto Future’ – on August 27th with a public celebration including Indigenous music, dance food and remarks. A big thank you to the community for coming out and celebrating this important addition in Riverside and Toronto, and to all our speakers, artists and artisans who made the event come alive!

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Lead Mural Artist Isaac Narcisco Weber – Odinamaad (Turning Wind)

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Shandra Spears Bombay

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Left to Right: Catherine Campbell (StreetART Toronto); MP Julie Dabrusin, Mwarigha (Woodgreen Services), Rosie Little (Riverside BIA), MPP Peter Tabuns, Councillor Paula Fletcher

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Philip Cote, MA, Traditional Wisdom Keeper, Artist, Activist & Historian

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Nimkii Osawamick, Hoop Dancer

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Medicine Pouch Craft Workshop by Tammy Enosse (pictured at top right corner)

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Indigenous catering by Suzanne Smoke

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Thank you cards signed by the lead artist Odinamaad!

 

Thank you to Mural Supporters

This is a Cultural Hotspot SPARK project made possible in part by the Government of Canada,  City of Toronto, StreetARToronto, the Government of Ontario, and Riverside BIA.  Thank you also to Woodgreen Community Services  and Sherwin Williams.

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