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EventsOttawa: Covenant Chain Link X

Friday, October 18, 2019 EDT @ 6:00 pm - Saturday, October 19, 2019 EDT @ 6:00 pm

Join us for the tenth annual Covenant Chain Link event.


nòngom kinandotam | Today We Listen

The tenth annual Covenant Chain Link event is pleased to welcome Dr. Niigaan Sinclair as the Keynote Speaker.

The United Nations declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages, as such, the theme of this year’s gathering is the Revitalization of Indigenous Languages. The KAIROS Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Regional Gathering will be in conjunction with Covenant Chain Link X this year. Join in all the conference activities on Friday and Saturday, including keynote speaker Dr. Niigaan Sinclair and workshops on the preservation of Indigenous languages and then stay for a workshop by KAIROS staff and a network building time on Sunday.

Schedule and speaker bios available at the registration link above.

IMAGE: Two Covenant Chain Wampum Belts, made by the late Emrick Migwans, M’Chigeeng First Nation, based upon the rubbings done by Rev Hallen. The top belt is called the 1764 Treaty of Niagara Covenant Chain belt, the second is the belt John Johnson, Sir William’s son, had used to re-pledge the Covenant Chain relationship after the American Revolution. (Photograph by Alan Corbiere). https://carleton.ca/grasac/story/maple-exhibit/

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