An Indigenous History Month presentation with Hohahes Leroy Hill
A Faithkeeper and Sub-Chief of the Cayuga Nation and Bear Clan, Hohahes Leroy Hill shares his deep knowledge of Haudenosaunee languages and culture, the symbolism behind Wampum Belt design, and the significance of Haudenosaunee ceremonies. He examines the importance of spirituality and the duty to future generations to honour the long history and proud heritage of the Haudenosaunee.
Hohahes Leroy Hill is a sanctioned speaker of The Great Law of Peace and Gaihwiyo. He speaks three Haudenosaunee languages and is one of the Wampum/Record Keepers for the Haudenosaunee. He helped develop and remains an advisor for numerous language programs. He is also a cultural advisor to numerous departments and organizations at Six Nations and surrounding communities. Leroy is a Professor of Indigenous Knowledge and has worked as a co-instructor of Indigenous Studies at McMaster University. He assisted with an Indigenous Law Course at the University of Windsor, as well as assisted with the "People of the Longhouse" course at Wilfred Laurier University. He currently is the coordinator for the Haudenosaunee Resource Centre.
AGE GROUP: | Adult |
EVENT TYPE: | Culture, Heritage, Newcomers |
TAGS: | M25 |
|Mon, May 29||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||9:00AM to 5:00PM|
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