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Join us for Global Dignity Day 2023

Ottawa, October 17, 2023 – The Global Dignity Day Canada Dignity Dialogue Videoconference Event  aims to promote dignity, kindness and inclusive well-being in our diverse world. This event will feature a guided meditation session, a powerful panel discussion and a video montage of Global Dignity Day over the years created by a young Indigenous artist. Global Dignity Day is celebrated by over one million students and over eight million students participate in Global Dignity activities per year.

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In really simple terms, co-learning is when teachers and students learn from each other, and co-creation is when everyone, including students, teachers, and sometimes artists, work together to create awesome projects. It's all about making learning more fun, interactive, and learner-centered!
Jamie Bell

Arts Terms! What does co-learning and co-creation mean?

This week, we’ve been going through some terminology that is new to many of our emerging artists. So we thought we would take a few days and explain some of these terms. We work a lot with community-based research and community engaged arts projects, and the terms “co-learning” and “co-creation” are mentioned frequently. Let’s take a look at what those terms actually mean.

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When we talk about "critical diversity," we're not just talking about having people from different backgrounds or with different qualities in a group. We're saying it's important to really value and include all those different people and their perspectives.
Jamie Bell

Arts terms! What does critical diversity mean?

In simple terms, critical diversity is like using all the crayons in the box to create beautiful and colorful pictures, and making sure that everyone, even those who were left out before, gets a fair chance to be a part of the artwork. It’s about celebrating our differences and making sure they all count.

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Upcoming Events

25 February 2024
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come join us Saturday February 25th for the annual Direct Farm Marketing Conference. We are excited to be able to have the opportunity to connect again with our farm and […]

27 February 2024
All day
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd Manitoba R3C 1V1 Canada

Take in the Northern Perspectives Trade Show and Artists Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 27-29, 2024 at the prestigious Winnipeg Art Gallery.

13 March 2024
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Part of our project’s goal is to provide a platform for those who have transitioned from northern life to urban living to document, celebrate, and pass on traditional stories and narratives, community history, and rich cultural heritage.