April 7 2022 – 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 Senior Historian – Indigenous History at Know History. She is a member of the Mohawk Institute Research Group, and is co-editing a book on the history of the residential school with scholars and Six Nations community members. She worked for many years for the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs on land claims and treaty education. She also worked as researcher for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. Alison received both her BA and MA in History at Queen’s University, before completing her B.Ed. at the University of Toronto. In 2010, she completed her PhD in the History of Education, also at the University of Toronto.
Please join us by Zoom for this special presentation. Check wtjhs.ca in late March for the Zoom details
May 5th 2022 – Annual General Meeting