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Myseum Presents - Tkarón:to & Turtle Island: Indigenous Trade Networks Talk

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Toronto Media Arts Centre

32 Lisgar Street

Toronto, ON M6J 0C9

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From corn to copper and countless resources in between, the Indigenous peoples’ relationship to land and water in Tkarón:to and on Turtle Island runs deep. With hundreds of nations being connected through trade routes, including waterway systems navigated by canoe, the resourcefulness of the Indigenous peoples is as prolific as the goods that were traded.

Join Anishinaabe artist and OCAD Associate Professor Bonnie Devine, for a talk about the significance of land and water to Indigenous nations, the complex trade networks that existed, and the influence of colonial rule.


Tkarón:to & Turtle Island: The Remarkable Indigenous Trade Networks is part of, Discounted Histories: Retail History and Trade Networks in Toronto, a month-long exhibition presented by Myseum of Toronto that takes place during the month of November.

Discounted Histories explores the movement of goods, services, and ideas that have formed Toronto’s retail landscape, long before Confederation. Rooted in the physical geography of waterways that connected hundreds of nations through trade routes, and spanning a time of rapidly evolving technology, from specialized artisans to mass production, and mail-order catalogues to online shopping; Discounted Histories reassesses part of Toronto’s existing historical narrative, by bringing to light overlooked, unseen, and forgotten histories.

To find out more about the Discounted Histories exhibition and the variety of programs and exhibits happening during the month of November please visit the Myseum website.


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-This event is wheelchair accessible.

-In case of any changes or cancellation, we will try our best to provide ample notice prior to the event via email and through the Myseum of Toronto social media channels.

If you have any other accessibility needs, requirements, or require any additional assistance please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate.

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