Map of the Wiidosendiwag + Walking Together + Marchons Ensemble, Owen Sound, ON.
Building a Birch Bark Canoe Sculpture using the traditional Anishnaabek method. Situated at Kelso Beach marking the Giche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden, near the bridge.
Students from St Mary's High School contribute to their historic narrative through photographs, poems, paintings and reflections.
Saugeen Ojibway Nation territory land acknowledgement spoken by Trish Meekins, written by Trish Meekins and Virginia Gail Smith.
Water Song sung by Trish Meekins, written by Doreen Day.
Trish Meekins Water Teachings.
Thanksgiving Address from the Mohawk Nation and the Haudenosaune Grand council, told by Saugeen First Nation Elder Shirley John.
Spoken by Trish Meekins, written by Trish Meekins and Virginia Gail Smith.
Swimming Trout paired with a drum celebrating the Saugeen Ojibway Nation Return of the Drum Pow Wow, located on their traditional Nawash Village fishing ground, north end of Kelso Beach Park.
Salmon, image by Kove Sartor, Thunderbird Woman, Animikii Binesi Kwe, Chippewas of Nawash, 2019.
Travel Song, sung by Saugeen First Nation Elder Shirley John.
60's Scoop, told by Neyaashiinigmiing Elder Wilmer Nadjiwon.
Eighth Fire Prophecy sculpture at Mary Miller Park, marking this location as an Ancestral Burial Ground for the Anishinaabek people of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation.
Ancestors, image by Amelia Shannon Solomon, Bear Clan, Saugeen First Nation, 2019.
As I Walk, Drumming Song, sung by Saugeen First Nation Elder Shirley John, from Neil Monague.
Doctrine of Discovery
Nahneebahweequay, Catherine Bunch Brown Sutton story told by her great great great granddaughter Susan Schank.
My Home sung by Susan Schank.
Neyaashiinigmiing Elder Wilmer Nadjiwon recalls the forming of the Union of Ontario Indians.
Sculpture marking the Anishinaabe creation story and Ancestral Burial Ground for the Saugeen Ojibway Nation once forgotten.
Ancestors, image by Amelia Shannon Solomon, Bear Clan, Saugeen First Nation, 2019, Strong Spirits poem by Ruth Johnston Duncan, Neebinaessih, Marten Clan, Chippewas of Nawash.
Historical Footage 1, provided by Richard Thomas Communications.
Historical Footage 2, provided by Richard Thomas Communications.
Historical Footage 3, provided by Richard Thomas Communications.
Historical Footage 4, provided by Richard Thomas Communications.
Historical Footage 5, provided by Richard Thomas Communications.
I am Anishnaabe created by the youth at Saugeen First Nation and Allison Ladd.
Sculpture using three symbols of reconciliation, the Heart Berry, Eagle and Dove, located at the First United Church part of the original Nawash Village.
Residential Schools Legacy, image by Jade LaValley Dunnette, Nondaagozii Benenshins, Marten Clan, Chippewas of Nawash, 2019.
Neyaashiinigmiing Elder Wilmer Nadjiwon recalls his time at Spanish Residential School.
Residential schools video by the United Church Observer.
Apology to the Students and their Families of Indian Residential Schools by Bill Phipps moderator of the United Church of Canada.
The United Church of Canada Apology to First Nations Peoples read by Rev. Robert Smith and the Acknowledgement of the Apology given by Edith Memnook, response by Gladys Taylor, Drumming by The Misty Creek Drummers.
Coming Together sung by Susan Schank.
Thank you, Virtual tour video to all of the participants of this project, presented September 24th, 2017 at First United Church.
Heritage Cultural Award 2020 presented by the City of Owen Sound. Trish Nadjiwon Meekins, Virginia Gail Smith, Susan Staves (absent), Wilmer Nadjiwon (passed 2019 but stories on tour) won a lifetime award, two of his sons, Wendall and Sidney accepted his award.