Tag Archives: alternative education

Through the Realms of Olokún

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Inspired by her residency at the Centre in August, 2014, Mosa McNeilly later mounted an exhibition at York University in October, titled, “Through the Realms of Olokún.”  This exhibition is a meditation on accompaniment, on yearning to feel Spirit, and on longing to know the visceral quality of embodying the sacred.   mixed media assemblage

Residency Reflections Summer 2014

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A mother and daughter pair teamed up for a three week stay at the Centre in August, 2014.  Their reflections follow. By Malkah Darshana Félicité Uzima McNeilly-Abdulhamid I was in Tobago because my mom, Mosa, was studying with Professor Alexander and she did not want to leave me behind in Canada. She wanted me to

Sharing stories of self-discovery and healing through medicinal plants

Student Books on Medicinal Plants

The lounge at the Institute for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto came alive with an excited group of about 50 people, students, alumnae (Sara Mohammed and Danielle Smith) friends, (Mr. Rampersaud Tiwari, Inderpal Wig)) parents (Samina Jamal) and faculty (Alissa Trotz, Jin-Kyung Park, Marieme Lo, June Larkin) assembled for the panel

The Tobago Centre at the Lost Lyrics’ Alternative Education Conference

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The following article is reposted with permission from the Sway Magazine blog Lost Lyrics hosts alternative education conference 7 June 2012 By Tendisai Cromwell This past weekend, the alternative education initiative Lost Lyrics hosted the conference The Roots of the Rose which marked their five-year anniversary. On Saturday June 2, Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre

U of T students make and gift books to The Tobago Center

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Students present their hand made books as gifts to the Tobago Center in a gathering scheduled for Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm.