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Saturday, November 26 • 10:05am - 11:00am
Revitalizing land and community through agriculture and land-based skills:

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Hear about inspiring initiatives working to build community, regenerate the land and engage youth in communities across the northeast:
  • The Nimkii Youth Collective is working to revitalize the land at Nimkii Aazhibikoong and engage youth in learning traditional land-based skills.
  • The Wiikwemkoong Agricultural Resources Management Program is building agricultural skills and increasing food sovereignty through a number of initiatives, including a large vegetable garden, a backyard chicken program, and now a cattle herd for the community.
  • Manidoo Bineshii Dreams (MBD) is an Indigenous-owned creative collective & edible forest space in Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Ontario. Prioritizing land & water preservation with off-grid methods & sustainable development.

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Fionna Tough

Fionna Tough is a Settler person, born and raised in Sudbury/N’Swakamok. She is a graduate of Fleming College’s Sustainable Agriculture Program and has been growing food and educating others to do the same for the better part of the last eight years, whether on other local farms... Read More →

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Manidoo Bineshiihn

Manidoo Bineshii Dreams
Manidoo Bineshiihn in the originator of Manidoo Bineshii Dreams - an Indigenous-owned creative collective & edible forest space in Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, Ontario.
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Quinn Meawasige

Quinn Meawasige is 28 years old and is Ojibwe from Serpent River First Nation. His community is located along the North Shore of Lake Huron and is a signatory of the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850. Quinn graduated from Algoma University with a Bachelor of Arts in Community Economic... Read More →
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Taryn Bobiwash

Taryn Bobiwash is an Odawa and Ojibwe member of the turtle clan from Serpent River First Nation. She is an amateur hide tanner, full spectrum doula, Indigenous breastfeeding councillor, multi disciplinary visual artist, and graduate of Algoma University with a BA in Anishinaabemowin... Read More →
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Annette Peltier-Flamand

Annette is on the EFAO Board of Directors and is from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory in northern Ontario. She is the Agricultural Resources Management Coordinator for Wiikwemkoong and is responsible for a gardening program, backyard chicken program, food preservation education, band... Read More →

Saturday November 26, 2022 10:05am - 11:00am EST
Northeastern Regional Gathering