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Five indigenous women wearing ribbon skirts playing drums and singing.

This past Saturday, May 14th, over 40 community members attended the first Elgin Community Conversations event at the Pinafore Park Dance Pavilion. Saturday’s event included drumming by members of the Deshkan Zii Bi Indigenous Women’s Association, as well as booths featuring 3 Hills Crafts (traditional hand made drums and shakers made by three generations of […]

Unity Walk

Welcoming Week Unity Walk. Saturday September 8th,

Join us the morning of Saturday, September 18th for a walk with your neighbours to celebrate, acknowledge, and unify the diverse residents of our community. We invite you to meet us at YWCA St. Thomas-Elgin at 16 Mary St. W, St. Thomas at 11am with a flag, banner, or sign that represents your culture or […]

24 hours of Culture in...

Celebrate National Multiculturalism Day in St. Thomas and Elgin County.

On Sunday June 27, 2021 it is National Multiculturalism Day and STELIP has created a few ways for you to celebrate and acknowledge the culture all throughout St. Thomas & Elgin County throughout the weekend. 24-hour Local Multiculturalism Celebration Guide Start your day with a land acknowledgement. It is important to acknowledge the traditional, ancestral, […]