Large Information! On Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21), Associates of Wye Marsh introduced free path entry for Indigenous individuals – First Nations, Métis and Inuit can now go to 362 days a 12 months to stroll the paths freed from cost. That is a part of a higher Variety & Inclusion initiative on which they’ve been working in partnership with Setting and Local weather Change Canada. They’re excited to have the ability to permit free land entry as soon as once more to those that walked right here first.
In your subsequent Wye Marsh go to you might also discover some new signage, each within the Show Corridor and on the paths, translated into not solely French, but additionally Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) and Michif (the Ontario Métis language). We’re grateful to our translators, Mitch Akerman (Anishinaabemowin) and René Laurin (French/Michif), each proven within the picture under, for his or her help with this initiative.
They’re additionally introducing new Indigenous-led workshops (search for beading, moose hair tufting, and moccasin workshops within the fall); newly-designed camp programming (new tales, video games, crafts, classes and actions with an Indigenous focus have been added this 12 months); and revamped academic programming (a return to Marsh Faculty in September!); and they’re within the early levels of shaping an Indigenous Advisory Committee to help us transferring ahead on selections about programming and environmental stewardship.
For extra data go to https://www.wyemarsh.com/
July 10, 2023
Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay & Lake Simcoe
Wye Marsh Declares Free Path Entry for Indigenous Individuals