Muiwatmnej Etuaptmumk Conference 2023: Honouring Two-Eyed Seeing

Muiwatmnej Etuaptmumk Conference 2023

Where Vision Meets Action

November 13-15, 2023

Today marks the commencement of a significant three-day journey of learning, understanding, and collaboration at the Muiwatmnej Etuaptmumk Conference. This event stands as a testament to our commitment to embracing both Indigenous and Canadian perspectives, fostering the spirit of reconciliation and the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

Be part of this transformative journey as we move beyond vision to ignite real-world change.

  • Understand the concept of Two-Eyed Seeing and its relevance to today’s world.
  • Delve into how Two-Eyed Seeing is being used in numerous fields and how it can bridge the gap between Indigenous knowledge and modern science.
  • Explore the theme’s implications for environmental sustainability and cultural preservation.

Presentation Details

Conference Highlights

Opening Gathering

Our conference begins with an opening gathering, emceed by Dan Christmas, accompanied by Jeff Ward and the Sons of Membertou, setting the tone for a conference rooted in tradition and forward-thinking.

Evening Entertainment

Performances by Jeremy Dutcher, Sarah Prosper, Morgan Toney, Alan Syliboy & the Thundermakers, and the Sons of Membertou will provide enriching cultural entertainment, showcasing the vibrant heritage of Indigenous and Celtic music and art.

Engaging Sessions

The conference includes a variety of sessions led by experts from across Turtle Island, offering diverse perspectives on Two-Eyed Seeing, its application in various fields, and its role in bridging Indigenous knowledge with modern science.

Keynote Speakers

Join us for an enriching keynote lineup at our conference, featuring prominent voices in Indigenous knowledge and environmental stewardship: Elder Albert Marshall, Dr. Shelley Denny, and David Suzuki.

Cultural Excursions

Participants have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of Mi’kma’ki through guided tours and experiences.