On the Land with KILN – Medicines & Seeds

Join Kingston Indigenous Language Nest for language learning fun! A boxed lunch will be provided by Loving Spoonful. This is a social distance outdoor gathering. We will have social distancing games, songs, and activities. A boxed lunch will be provided by Loving Spoonful. -You MUST register as spaces are limited. Due to Covid-19 we will [...]

On the Land with KILN – Apple Picking

Join us on Sunday, September 27th from 10:00 - 1:00 for apple picking and language learning! We will have social distancing games, songs, and activities. A boxed lunch will be provided by Loving Spoonful. -You MUST register as spaces are limited. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/on-the-land-with-kiln-apple-picking-tickets-120764442699 -If help with transportation is needed, please contact Maureen (613)-217-4441 -We ask that [...]

JOB POSTING – Indigenous Coordinator

Project Title: Re-building Indigenous Culture and Language around Good Food: Cooking in the Nest (CITN). This is a partnership project between the Kingston Indigenous Languages Nest (KILN), the Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle (IDHC), and Loving Spoonful (LS). KILN’s purpose is to promote revitalization of Indigenous languages and cultures in the Kingston and surrounding community. The [...]

KILN at Little Cat

Join us for a family –friendly gathering in the woods. Experience the peace, fun and vitality of being outside. Dress for the weather! Activities ¨ Forest therapy walk with Stana ¨ Outdoor games, songs and language learning ¨ Foraging for pine needle tea ¨ Outdoor fire ¨ Yummy food Need help with transportation? Call Maureen 613-217-4441 Future Outdoor Dates: March [...]

Language Nest

Regular Nest Session - dibik giizis: Gchi manidoo giizis Our first Language Nest session in 2020! Join us for games, stories, traditional foods, all while learning language! EVERYONE welcome! Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10 AM – 1 PM Kingston Community Health Centre, 263 Weller Avenue, Kingston, ON    

Happy Nishmas!

Here are some excellent songs for the holidays in Anishnaabemowin! At our language class recently we recorded two Christmas Carols in Anishinaabemowin!  We did Jingle Bells and Up on the Housetop. They’re adapted from resources found here. The lyrics in Anishnaabemowin and English are beneath the songs. Enjoy! NGII-WAABMAA SA SANTA CLAUS (I saw Santa [...]

Preserving Our Languages for the Next Seven Generations

In honor of UN Year of Indigenous Languages! Great symposium program!! Please come!! ITS all FREE!!! Something for everybody! Do you understand a lot, but just not speaking? Are you really happy with your progress, and just want to check out next steps?  Would like to learn their language, but just aren't sure how to [...]

Aboriginal Teacher Education Program

Choose from Community-based program or Queen's University program. Deadline December 1, 2019

Anishnaabemowin Community Class

Learn to speak Ojibway! All fluencies welcome. Pay what you can. Tuesdays, 6-7:30 pm To register or questions: maureenbuchanan1958@gmail.com or call 613-217-4441

Understanding Canada’s Indigenous/Aboriginal Histories

Starts September 10, for 8 weeks. Trinity United Church, Verona Register by emailing kim.buitenhuis@queensu.ca or call 416-786-3400  

Truth and Reconciliation Training 2019-2020

August 23-25: Silver Lake Camping Trip September 1-2: Wild Rice Day September 6-8: Celebration of Nations in St. Catherines September 20-22: Ontario Youth Summit in Orillia October 19: Wild Rice Celebration in Alderville October 26-27: 6 Nations and Niagara on the Lake November 23: Moccasin making workshop January 11: Environmental Day February 8-9: Closing Ceremony [...]