Indian Residential School Survivors Legacy Celebration Project 3-day event

October 8, 2019 – October 10, 2019 all-day
Nathan Philips Square
100 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
IRSS Legacy Project

Teaching, Learning, Sharing and Healing Space

An inclusive, accessible space with year-round programming held by Elders, traditional teachers, educational institutions and like-minded organizations and working with people of the four directions.

To rejoice this milestone, IRSS Legacy Celebration offers the diverse Indigenous community to restore their identity and legacy on October 9-11, 2019 (To be confirmed) at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto.

This cultural gathering will host a variety of traditional performances, cultural teachings, ceremonies and workshops. The gathering offers the diverse Indigenous community with an opportunity to honour residential school survivors and celebrate Indigenous cultural resiliency and diversity. The family-friendly program includes cultural activities, traditional workshops, an indigenous marketplace and food vendors.

The three-day gathering in 2018 featured Indigenous songs, storytelling, language workshops, the Legacy of Hope installation and demonstrations for all ages. Over 20 painted teepees hosted cultural teachings and workshops. The Indigenous Marketplace featured food and arts and craft vendors. Traditional performances and teachings took place on the main stage including celebrated Indigenous artists like Murray Porter, Classic Roots, Hatiyo Singers, Eagle Women Singerz, Spirit Wind, Duke Redbird, James Wilson and many more.

Restoration of Identity (ROI)

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre  439 Dundas Street East  Toronto ON M5A 2B1  Tel.: 416.360.4350 Fax:  416.360.5978