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PEC Library hosts Indigenous History Month programs

Throughout June, the Prince Edward County Public Library is hosting Indigenous History Month programs for adults and children.

For adults
Book Panel
Find this at peclibrary.org/youtube after June 15! Readers share suggested titles by Indigenous authors.

Natives and Settlers: The View from the Archives
Friday, June 18, at 2 p.m.
Join Amanda Hill for “Natives and Settlers: The View from the Archives” a look at relations between Indigenous Peoples and settlers in our region as revealed by written records and physical artifacts held in archives and museums around the world. Click HERE to register.

Chef David Wolfman
Thursday, June 24, at 2 p.m.
Chef David Wolfman will share a look at Indigenous culture through food.

First Nations Chef David Wolfman is an internationally recognized expert in traditional Indigenous cuisine, a Culinary Arts Professor at George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology in Toronto, Canada, a cooking television show Executive Producer and Host, and co-author of the award-winning cookbook Cooking with the Wolfman: Indigenous Fusion. Click HERE to register.

Darrel J. McLeod
Wednesday, June 30, at 2 p.m.
Darrel J. McLeod is the author of Peyakow and Mamaskatch, which received the Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction. He is Cree from treaty eight territory in Northern Alberta.

Before deciding to pursue writing in his retirement, McLeod was a chief negotiator of land claims for the federal government and executive director of education and international affairs with the Assembly of First Nations. He holds degrees in French literature and education from the University of British Columbia. He lives in Sooke, British Columbia. This talk will be moderated by Councillor Bill Roberts. Click HERE to register.

Programming for children:
Indigenous Storytime
Available on demand in June! Local storytellers, including librarian Brandy Brant and Karen Lewis from Kanihote Tyendinaga Public Library, read stories by Indigenous authors and illustrators. Click HERE to register. 

Minecraft
Two sessions: every Wednesday in June at 4:30 PM and every Thursday in June at 4:30 PM. Explore the Anishinaabe Nation using Manito Ahbee Aki, the world’s first Anishinaabe community built in Minecraft. Manito Ahbee Aki transports students back in time to Manitoba as it existed prior to European contact in North America. Live amongst the Anishinaabe Peoples in order to learn and understand how they thrived on this land together while living in harmony with Mother Earth. For more information call (613) 476-5962.

Gaming Computer
Borrow a laptop and play Indigenous games recommended by the CBC. For more information, or to reserve, call (613) 476-5962.

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