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Indigenous Knowledge Speakers Series

Join our next Indigenous Knowledge Speakers Series Special Edition with Raiden Levesque.

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Please join us for a Special Edition of the Indigenous Knowledge Keeper Series where Raiden will shed light on the significance of sacred fire ceremonies in Indigenous culture through the storytelling of his journey as a Sacred Fire Keeper.

Additionally, Raiden will share sacred fire protocols to prepare students, staff, and faculty for the Sacred Fire Ceremony that will be held on September 30, 2022.

Details: Monday, September 26 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm

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Raiden, also known as White Bear Standing, was born in Mississauga, Ontario. Raiden is a citizen of The Métis Nation Of Ontario, his ancestors have Irish, French, Cree, Saulteaux, and Dakota ancestry. Raiden loves to participate in the ceremony any chance he can, and is considered an Oshkabewis (helper), Traditional Knowledge keeper, and Fire Keeper. He is a member of The Thunderbird clan, and his Spirit name is White Bear Standing.