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FINDING FLOWERS PRESENTS INAUGURAL EUC SEMINAR SERIES “MIIJIM: FOOD AS RELATIONS”

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The series will begin on October 6, 2:30-4:30pm, presenting a conversation on Indigenous Food Sovereignties bringing together Secwepemc artist, curator and co-creator of Bush Gallery Tania Willard in conversation with Secwepemc food and water advocate Dawn Morrison, founder and chair of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty, and Mi’kmaw professor and Indigenous land and food justice advocate Sherry Pictou, to consider their work in defence of Indigenous sovereignties, in relation to the reclamation of land, medicines, foods and plants.

Miijim Food as Relations Inaugural EUC Seminar Series presents "Black and Indigenous Foods in Relation"

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Join us online October 20 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm next seminar in the series:
Black and Indigenous Foods in Relation
This conversation opens up the decades of work by Cree scholar Dr. Priscilla Settee in Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Leticia Ama Deawuo’s work at Black Creek Community Farm and her personal research on food history connecting with her grandmother and African/Indigenous foods.

POSTPONED: Miijim Food as Relations Seminar on "Learning from Manoomin (Wild Rice)"

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Join us online October 27 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm next seminar in the series:
Learning from Manoomin (Wild Rice)
Bringing together James Whetung from Curve Lake First Nation and Jana-Rae Yerxa from Couchiching First Nation to discuss manoomin cultivation and harvesting in relation to Anishinaabe food systems, governance and the reclamation of land and waters.

Miijim Food as Relations Inaugural EUC Seminar Series presents "Haudenosaunee & Anishinaabe Food Systems"

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Join us online November 10 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm next seminar in the series:
Haudenosaunee & Anishinaabe Food Systems
Considering that food systems are specific to cultures, nations and territories, this conversation brings together medicine and food scholars Joe Pitawanakwat from Wikwemikong First Nation, William Kingfisher from Rama First Nation and Chandra Maracle from Six Nations of the Grand River, to consider this specificity and to add nuance and complexity to the potentially flattening term “Indigenous food system.”

Ilan Kapoor Book Launch: Confronting Desire - Psychoanalysis and International Development

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Join us for a book launch and panel discussion with leading authors and researchers of international development and politics on Ilan Kapoor's new book titled Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development published by Cornell University Press (September 2020). WHEN: Thursday, November 19, 2020 TIME: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm EST Online Webinar: Zoom link to

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Miijim Food as Relations Inaugural EUC Seminar Series presents "Migrant Workers and Food Justice"

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Join us online November 24 from 2:30pm to 4:30pm next seminar in the series:
Migrant Workers and Food Justice
This conversation is grounded in artistic practices that raise important considerations of labour and living conditions of those workers who grow the food that fills the grocery stores. We will bring together activist and advocate Evelyn Encalada, and Justice 4 Migrant Workers member Tzazna Maranda to consider their calls to action through art and activism.