Friday, March 25, 2011
traditional smudging ceremony led by Festival Elders Dan and Mary Lou Smoke. Lee Maracle hosts this evening and the featured storyteller will be Garry Sault of Mississaugas of New Credit. There will also be presentations from indigenous youth, singing and hand drumming by Spirit Wind. It takes place at Native Child and Family Services, 30 College Street (Yonge and College).
In addition to the many storytelling events, there will also be workshops and seminars. Many of the festival events are free.
The festival continues to April 3.
33rd Annual Toronto Storytelling Festival
1001 Friday Nights
ANDPVA Youth Leadership Team
The Backseat Balladeers
Eddy Da Original One
The Katari Japanese Storytellers
Clare Muireann Murphy
The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program
Dan Mary Lou Smoke
Phyllis Broom Walker