Ka Biindigemi Bineshiinyag: Let’s Welcome the Birds

with the Kingston Native Centre & Languages Nest

Instructor

Mandy Wilson

Location

Meet at the Kingston Native Centre & Languages Nest (610 Montreal Street, Kingston)

Time & Date

4:00 - 6:00 pm | May 10, 2024

Ages

10 - 30

Participant Notes

Parents are recommended to attend with their child. Children 12 and under must have a parent present at all times.

Please wear weather appropriate clothing and outdoor shoes as this will be an outdoor event.

Description

Join Juvenis and Kingston Indigenous Languages Nest in a spring nature walk to feed the birds and animals on Belle Island. Learn about Belle Island and the ongoing land stewardship practices of the Belle Island Caretakers. Get to know the animals up close and learn their names in Anishinaabemowin. There will be opportunities to hear stories, offer tobacco, sing songs and the option to participate in a spring scavenger hunt or eco arts.

Mandy Wilson

Mandy Wilson is a woman of mixed ancestry that includes, Indigenous, African and Irish decent. She grew up in the small town of Sharbot Lake, located on unceeded Algonquin territory where her interest in learning traditional plant knowledge, started to blossom. She now lives in Kingston where her work is fueled by her passion for language revitalization and her love for our plant relatives.

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