Great Moon Gathering 2018


Join Mushkegowuk Council – Omushkego Education to explore the theme Identity during the 27th annual

kishay pisim mamawihitowin The Great Moon Gathering 2018

February 15 and 16, Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology – Timmins Campus.

Call For Proposals

All proposals must reference Indigenous values and land-based pedagogies, and include:

  • Facilitator(s) (2 facilitators max.) & Affiliation(s)

    Email address(es) & telephone/cell number(s)

    Session Title

    Description of Session

    Desired learning objectives

    Duration of session

    Ideal number of participants

    Audio-visual & material requirements

    Brief biography & previous presentation experience, if applicable

Call For Proposals

We are seeking dynamic and innovative presenters who can provide early childhood to higher education educators opportunities to learn, participate, and share educational strategies that build on the cultural identity of children and themselves. Pride in identity – student and educator – is critical for positive self-defined well-being and success. Raising children with a strong sense of cultural identity is key to the survival of Omushkego culture.

Sessions will be 60 and 90 minutes, half- and full-day in duration, with audience sizes ranging from 15 – 125 people, and may be scheduled twice during the event.

Please email proposals before Friday, November 3, 2017 to

For more information, please contact:

Irene Tomatuk
Christina Nielsen
Mushkegowuk Council – Omushkego Education
P.O Box 370  Moose Factory  ON  P0L1W0
(705) 658-4222 ext.121 or (705) 266-4880