Indigenous Voices Speakers’ Series

HIP encourages you to join online with Rotary District 7090 who will be hosting a Speakers’ Series called Indigenous Voices on alternate Wednesdays starting from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The series is intended to inform people by having outstanding Indigenous speakers. Events will be held in September, October and November. We hope you can participate.

The speaker series will be available on Zoom through donation with suggested donation $10.00 per session. Net proceeds will be used to support the Mohawk Village Memorial Garden. Reservations for one or more sessions are available at:

For more information , contact Jim Dawson at 519-583-3328

Sept. 29 – Amos Key Jr who is Executive Director of SONICS Six Nations Radio and former Vice Provost at Brock University will introduce the series with a talk on “Building Respectful Relations and Understanding“.

Oct 13 – Bryant Peters is a Professor of Indigenous Studies for General Arts and Science at Fleming College. He will address “What You Need to Know About the Indian Act“.

Oct. 27 – Steven Greyeyes is the Education Coordinator for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation. He will be speaking on “Residential Schools – History and Reconciliation“.

Nov. 10 – Elder Renee Thomas-Hill is an educator, elder and grandmother. Renee will address the topic “Living in Two Worlds“. Renee is of the Mohawk Nation Turtle Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River Terrritory. “My walk in life is to share awareness and the uplifting of the spirit through the teachings of Our Mother, the Earth and the Understanding of the Good Mind.”