Dr. Duke Redbird is an elder, poet, activist, educator, and artist. With a legacy stretching back to the 1960s, he is a pillar of First Nations literature in Canada and has practiced a number of art disciplines including poetry, painting, theater, and film. He was a trailblazer throughout the 60s & 70's giving voice to Indigenous people at major institutions and folk festivals across the country. He holds a master's degree from York University and an Honorary Doctorate from the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD) University.
June 21, 2023
Toronto Island: Building Deep Community Connection into the Planning Process
Explore Toronto Island with Indigenous elders, residents, artists and city staff contributing to a Toronto Island Masterplan that features Indigenous placemaking, climate adaption, LGBTQ2+ and creative co-management structures.