Past Event: April 7, 2022, 7 pm by Zoom – The Indigenous and Treaty History of Toronto  

Zoom presentation by Alison Norman, PhD.

This talk will explore who the Indigenous peoples are who have lived in the Toronto area for the past several centuries, their village sites and use of the land. 

It will discuss the treaties between the British and the Mississaugas of the Credit for the lands in the area and will suggest opportunities for further learning.

Alison Norman is a historian, researcher and historical consultant. She is currently faculty in the Frost Centre for Canadian Studies & Indigenous Studies at Trent University (2017-21). She worked in the Ontario Ministry of Indigenous Affairs as a historian for six years. She earned her Ph.D. and B.Ed. from OISE/University of Toronto, and her dissertation focused on Six Nations women’s work in the early 20th Century. She held a SSHRC postdoctoral fellowship at Trent University in which she began research into the history of Indigenous teachers in 19th century southern Ontario, and she worked as a researcher for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Alison has published articles in Indigenous, culinary and commemoration history, and is currently the book review editor for Ontario History. She is a member of the Mohawk Institute Research Group, and is co-editing a book on the history of the Mohawk Institute.

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Time: Apr 7, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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