From Here and Beyond: Stories of Katarokwi/Kingston

We are excited to announce that From Here and Beyond: Stories of Katarokwi/Kingston sound installations are now installed throughout the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning. Please take a moment in our halls to stop and listen, and if you have any questions either stop by Modern Fuel or email us at info@modernfuel.org and we will be happy to tell you more about the project!

From Here and Beyond: Stories of Katarokwi/Kingston seeks to acknowledge and celebrate the historical and ongoing presence of Indigenous peoples in Katarokwi/Kingston through a series of public sound installations featuring the two traditional languages of these territories: Anishinaabemowin and Kanienke:ha.

The content of the installation is a collaboration between:

The Kingston Native Language Nest, a community of Indigenous language speakers and learners who are committed to the revitalization of Indigenous languages in the Katarokwi area.  

Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO), a grass roots charitable organization with the mandate to keep Kenhte’keha words and way of life alive as a community by promoting and revitalizing Kanyen’kehaka language and culture. TTO provides opportunities for acquisition, retention, practice, and promotion of Kanyen’kéha in Kenhtè:ke.

Kahswentha Indigenous Knowledge Initiative (KIKI), an Indigenous-led, consensus-based organization that seeks to support, celebrate, and integrate Indigenous knowledges at Queen’s University and in the broader community, with support from Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, and Skeleton Park Arts Festival.