WE ARE SEPHORA CANADA’S CHARITY REWARDS PARTNER THIS MONTH!

We’re proud to partner with @sephoracanada to bring you an opportunity to use your Beauty Insider points for good. Visit the Sephora Rewards Bazaar to redeem your Beauty Insider points for a Charity Reward, and they will donate to our organization dedicated to providing HIV and coinfection prevention, education, and support for the 2-Spirit community on your behalf.

FULL MOON CEREMONY LED BY JUDY SACKANEY

In this virtual ceremony, members will gain traditional teachings lead by Judy Sackaney – Wachi Medowin, Traditional Grandmother.
During this ceremony there will be Moon Stone and Moon Water teachings by Judy. Members will also receive traditional medicines to add to their bundles.
To register fill out the form below or email culturecoordinator@2spirits.org

2-SPIRIT ROUND TABLE TALK : TRANSPHOBIA AND HOMOPHOBIA IN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

An informal round table talk on transphobia and homophobia within indigenous communities. What do these things look like in the community? Where do they stem from? How do we navigate them? What can we do as 2S people to keep our communities safe for our relatives? etc.
This is a free event, no registration necessary.
For more information please email youth@2spirits.org

FAMILY PRIDE – VIRTUAL PAINTING WORKSHOP LED BY PATRICK HUNTER!

Join us on Sunday June 27th from 1-3pm for a Woodland Floral painting workshop. Limited supplies available to community members based in the GTA. Learn how to paint and about the importance of mental health and healing through arts. As well as the spiritual significance and history of the Woodland art form in various Indigenous communities.
To register fill out the form below or email pride@2spirits.org

LATIN DANCE CARDIO WITH ROB GURNEY

Join us tomorrow night, June 10, 2021 at 7:15pm for Latin Dance Cardio with Rob Gurney. Join us online as we explore a variety of Latin based dance styles to build our core strength and balance. No matter your skill level, this class will add grace to your step while getting your heart pumping. Lessons focus on balance and coordination as well as new ways to move our bodies to the beat. Register through the link below, or email culturecoordinator@2spirits.org

2-SPIRITS YOUTH VIRTUAL PRIDE GATHERING

In partnership with TDSB and the UIEC, 2-Spirits is hosting a virtual 2-spirit gathering on June 16th from 3:30-4:30 pm for those who identify as Two-spirit, Indigi-queer, LGBTQ+ youth of colour between the ages of 13-18. No registration required, zoom link will be posted and circulated closer to the event. Elder Blu will be joining us for this talking circle!

TRADITIONAL BRACELET MAKING – PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED

Join us for Traditional Bracelet Making on June 19, 2021 @ 1pm. In this workshop you and your family will be creating a beautiful, traditional hairbone bead bracelet. In this workshop, participants will enjoy cultural teachings while spending quality family time together. Families are limited to one kit each and spaces are limited to 2-Spirited members residing in the GTA. This is a child friendly workshop. To register fill out the form below or email culturecoordinator@2spirits.org

Beading is Medicine Workshop

Join us on this day for a beading session with EverBead Facilitator – Darci Everson. During this virtual beading session, participants will learn to bead a pride heart while simultaneously connecting with the community to celebrate Pride and Indigenous History Month. Beading Kits will be provided. This program is limited to 2 Spirited Community member within the GTA. Fill out form below or email: covidassistant@2spirits.org to register https://forms.gle/BT2yGcCTwdaNM67H9