The Centre for Indigenous Initiatives offers cultural workshops for Indigenous students and provides learning opportunities for the broader Carleton community.

In addition to weekly scheduled programming, there are also monthly events and that include gatherings, feasts, traditional teachings and knowledge sharing.

To provide input on programming you would like to see offered, please visit the following link: Indigenous Student Programming Questionnaire

Ojigkwanong Weekly Programming Poster


Happy Hour Drop-In

Mondays can be tough! Start your week off right by coming to Ojigkwanong every Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for Cedar Tea, Treats and Quick Tips.

Traditional Storytelling

On the third Monday of every month, traditional storytelling will occur during the Happy Hour Drop-In.


Traditional Crafts

One the third Tuesday of every Month, Indigenous students can engage in traditional crafts at Ojigkwanong from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., starting September 21st, 2021.

Rattle Making – September 21

Virtual Indigenous Book Club

There will also be a Virtual Indigenous Book Club happening on the last Tuesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m..


Student Writing Service Support

This service will be available on Wednesday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Student Writing Service Support

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Sewing Group

Starting September 22nd, 2021, Indigenous students can participate in Ojigkwanong’s Sewing Group from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration is required as there is limited space.

Sewing Group


Beading Circle

Starting September 23rd, 2021, you can stop by Ojigkwanong to participate in the weekly beading circle. Beading supplies are provided.


Soup Drop-In

Head to Ojigkwanong on Friday’s from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to warm up with some delicious soup.

Please note: Registration is required for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday programs. To register, email