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Now is your chance to book a one-on-one visit with knowledge keeper, Ron Indian-Mandamin, who will be at Wabano November 2-6.

Ron is an Ojibwe-Anishinaabeg from Iskatewizaagegan #39 (Shoal Lake, Ontario) Independent First Nation located west of Kenora, Ontario (Lake of the Woods).

Ron is a full-time educator, currently teaching Ojibwe Language, Culture and Socio-economics at the David Kejick School in his home community. Ron is a practitioner of the Midewiwin, also known as the Grand Medicine Society; a spiritual institution specializing in healing and wellness. The work entrusted to Ron as a knowledge keeper is to promote a healthy balance in our lifestyle and lifestyle choices, creating a better understanding of one’s self.

Ron was raised in a traditional way by his parents and was given the tools necessary to flourish and prosper in today’s modern society, which allowed Ron to become aware and educated in the importance of common unity and cultural bridging within Nations.

Ron has knowledge and skill in conducting various ceremonies and/or providing the following:

  • The naming ceremony and colours
  • Clan giving
  • Dream interpretations
  • Personal healing and growth
  • Traditional & spiritual counselling

One-on-one visits are for First Nation, Inuit and Métis community members.

Please note that all COVID-19 safety protocols will be adhered to. Contact Raymond Soosay to schedule your appointment at rsoosay@wabano.com or 613-748-0657 ext. 317


2 November 2020
6 November 2020


Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
299 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6B8 Canada

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