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Indigenous Tourism Ontario & Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig (SKG) are pleased to invite you to our Truth & Reconciliation event and activities at SKG’s campus in Baawaating (aka: Sault Ste Marie) on September 29th & 30th, 2023.

We encourage you to register to attend on Saturday, however, this is not mandatory – it’s only meant to help us track attendance numbers. Click here to register.



Community Based Tourism Awareness Program
9:30am – 12:00pm

Community-Based Tourism Awareness Program – The program will be welcoming, supportive, and embrace every person and community interested in learning about Indigenous tourism as a catalyst for cultural preservation, sustainable community development, and socio-economic growth.

Complimentary coffee, tea, and snack.

Service for Excellence Workshop
1:00pm – 3:30pm

Service Excellence The main goal of this workshop is to empower you to become well-versed in service excellence with the ability to manage a variety of scenarios and build meaningful relationships with the guests you may encounter.

Complimentary coffee, tea, and snack.


Leading for Excellence Workshop
9:30am – 12:00pm

Leading For Excellence – This workshop will lead you on a learning journey to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and inspiration to create memorable experiences with guests to your business.

Blanket Exercise

Join us for this interactive activity that educates around Colonization and the impacts on Indigenous Peoples and communities. This exercise is recommended for ages 16 and up.

Complimentary lunch provided at the end.


Residential School Survivor Panel | 2nd Generation Survivors Panel & Keynote Speakers
10:45am – 12:30pm | 1pm – 3pm

Listen to survivors share their stories first-hand. No registration required.

Moccasin Workshop
10:00am – 12:00pm | 1pm – 3pm

Make a pair of children’s moccasins and reflect on their significance on this important day.

This workshop is led by Colleen Nolan from Garden River First Nation. All supplies are provided.

Medicine Pouch Workshop
10:45am – 12:30pm | 1pm – 3pm

Make your own medicine pouch. All supplies are provided.

Performance: Healing Song, Jingle Dress Healing Dance
3:15pm – 3:45pm

Closing Remarks
3:45pm – 4pm

Funding provided by the Government of Ontario

Thank you to our event partner