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Jill Carter

Jill Carter (Anishinaabe/Ashkenazi) is an avid theatre practitioner who has worked as a performer, director, dramaturg, and instructor. Carter is a graduate of the Graduate Centre for Study of Drama at the University of Toronto, where she completed her PhD. Her dissertation is focussed upon the Spiderwoman Process of Storyweaving and its development within Spiderwoman Theater. Carter currently teaches in the Aboriginal Studies Department and the Transitional Year Programme at the University of Toronto.

Programs

Talking Treaties—Text and Image

Location: Small Arms Inspection Building

Open to adults and older youth of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities, this workshop begins with a presentation and facilitated discussion of the key symbols of Toronto’s Indigenous presence and governance structures. Symbols found in the text of Treaty 13: The Toronto Purchase, further reveal another set of imagery to…

Talking Treaties—Text and Sound

Location: Small Arms Inspection Building

Open to adults and older youth of all experiences, backgrounds, and abilities, the activity begins with a presentation of the Treaty text and images from the previous workshop, along with the poetry from the Before All Else: Place and Relationship activity pack. In small teams, these texts are collaboratively disassembled…

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