September 6th, 2022 – Teachings of the Tree People: An insight into the work of the Great Lakes Canoe Journey Education Program.

The Tree Nations are some of our oldest living relatives that have so much wisdom to teach us. In this session, Sylvia Plain, founder and coordinator of the Great Lakes Canoe Journey Education Program will highlight the deep connections between trees and humans in the Great Lakes region, focusing specifically on the tools and technology that the program works with.

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Date: Tuesday, September 6th, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. to 11:30 am (Vancouver Time PST)

About the Presenters:


Sylvia Plain

Sylvia Plain, from Aamjiwnaang First Nation is the owner and operator of the Great Lakes Canoe Journey Education Program, which was founded in 2014. Sylvia has been a Research and Policy analyst in the environment sector for ten years working for First Nations communities and political organizations in Ontario.




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