Indigenous Learning: Services


Build new connections and skills.

The Institute offers a number of enriching and exciting groups to help forge new connections and build new skills. Check out our offerings below.


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Women's Circle

The Women's Circle is run every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. via Zoom. This circle, which is hosted by Okaadenige provides a positive space to empower Indigenous women on their educational journey to share, learn and grow together. The circle focuses on support, awareness, identity, leadership and self-care.



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Men's Circle

Men's Circle runs every other Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Institute of Indigenous Learning with Paul Petahtegoose. The Men's Circle provides a space to share and learn cultural teachings and connect with other Indigenous men at Fanshawe College.



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Beading Circle

The Beading Circle runs every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom.



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Fanshawe Indigenous Student Association (FISA)

The Fanshawe Indigenous Student Association is a group of like-minded Indigenous and non-Indigenous students working towards reconciliation through shared experiences to create positive spaces and platforms that focus on the uplifting of Indigenous peoples and ways of knowing.