From corn to copper and countless resources in between, the Indigenous peoples’ relationship to land and water in Tkarón:to and on Turtle Island runs deep. With hundreds of nations being connected through trade routes, including waterway systems navigated by canoe, the resourcefulness of the Indigenous peoples is as prolific as the goods that were traded.
Join Anishinaabe artist and OCAD Associate Professor Bonnie Devine, for a talk about the significance of land and water to Indigenous nations, the complex trade networks that existed, and the influence of colonial rule.
Tkarón:to & Turtle Island: The Remarkable Indigenous Trade Networks
Toronto Media Arts Centre
32 Lisgar Street, Toronto