Morning | 9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
EXPANDING OUR PERCEPTION
GLOBALIZATION & IMMIGRATION: WHAT IN THE WORLD IS HAPPENING OUT THERE?
How are the world and Canada changing?
Learning outcome: Discover how globalization sets people on the move, and how skin colour and country of origin can dictate how we live and what we do for work, across Canada and around the world.
INTERLUDE: CONFINED ROOM, LAND, WORLD & ETC, Haleh Mir Miri
RACISM, DISCRIMINATION AND BULLYING: WHERE TO GO FROM HERE?
How shall we learn to live together?
Dr. Jaswant Guzder
Learning outcome: Understand institutional racism and how we can work to overcome it.
INTERLUDE: TURTLE ISLAND TO BABYLON, Ahmad Majid
WORLDVIEWS: A VIEW FROM A WORLD TRAVELER
How do the people of the world live?
Learning outcome: Discover how cultures from around the world live their everyday lives.
INTERLUDE: THE EGUSI SOUP COOK-OFF, Ebiye Mary Agbai and Juliana Ofori
WEARING A CULTURAL IDENTITY: GARMENTS OF DIFFERENCE
How do cultures dress by borrowing ideas from each other?
Anita Ogurlu and Michael Afenfia
Learning outcome: Learn how geographic, economic, historical, political and religious contexts shape how we dress and wear garments that have roots that weave across cultures.
INTERLUDE: SHOWCASE OF UKRAINIAN GARMENTS, Anastasiya Baranova
INDIGENOUS ON THE PLAINS: GARMENTS OF ADORNMENT
Historically, how did the Indigenous adorn their garments and for what purposes?
Learning outcome: Understand how geography shaped and influenced Indigenous garments and how that changed after first contact with the Europeans.
INTERLUDE: THE BEADING OASIS & STORIES OF BELONGING
How does the craft of Indigenous beadwork transform into new stories?
Learning outcome: Understand how contemporary Indigenous beading tells stories of survival and resiliency of the past that also links us to the present, in the time of Covid-19.
STORYTELLING THROUGH ART
How did being a residential school survivor influence the artist to develop in a person?
Learning outcome: Explore the vibrant colors and images in art and how personal experiences and culture have drawn forth ways of storytelling through artistic expression.
INTERLUDE: GRANDMOTHERS 4 GRANDMOTHERS, Leona Larsen