In this virtual nature walk, James Carpenter/Grey Cloud shares Indigenous knowledge of Rowntree Mills Park, discussing the area, the importance of community, and the story of the Birch Tree.
This video is one component of From Weeds We Grow, a project that was part of this year’s Myseum Intersections festival.
Learn more about Myseum Intersections 2021 here
Learn more about From Weeds We Grow here
From Weeds We Grow is an interdisciplinary public art project led by STEPS Public Art (https://stepspublicart.org/) that shines a light on Rexdale through artistic, Indigenous, and community-based approaches. Inspired by the Humber River and the history of Rexdale’s local green spaces, we explore how plants are used to heal and nourish one’s spirit and our connections to the environment.
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