TDSB Aboriginal Youth Leadership Education Project in Toronto


CollaborativeConnections1Photo used with permission from Tanya Senk, Toronto District School Board

Collaborative Connections is an art exhibition featuring the work of First Nation, Métis and Inuit students from the Toronto District School Board’s Aboriginal Education Centre. The students, from grades 8 through 11, had participated in the Aboriginal Youth Leadership Education Project earlier this year. The exhibition debuted at City Hall as part of their National Aboriginal Day celebrations and it will be on display at the Toronto District School Board building at 5050 Yonge St. starting in September.

– Cora-Rae Silk
Indigenous Community Arts Coordinator & Communications Assistant
ArtBridges / ToileDesArts

“Historic Indigenous leadership was for and about the community. It was about a leader caring and loving the people in his or her community, and about leaders using their imaginations and creativity to gather and move the people together to find their life.”
– Cajete, Indigenous Scholar


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