“Before Ontario” panel discussion with special guest moderator Shawn Micallef

On Wednesday, April 2, Heritage Toronto hosted a panel event aimed at discussing the latest archaeological insights into the lives of Indigenous people in Southern Ontario prior to contact with Europeans. The public gathered at the Toronto Reference Library to hear the editors and some of the contributors of the book Before Ontario: The Archaeology of a Province answer questions posed by Toronto journalist – and moderator for the event – Mr. Shawn Micallef.

The panelists included Dr. Marit Munson, Dr. Susan Jamieson, and Dr. Anne Keenleyside (Trent), Dr. Ron Williamson of Archaeological Services Inc., Chief Kris Nahrgang of the Kawartha Nishnawbe First Nation, Dr. Neal Ferris (Western Ontario), Dr. Andrew Stewart of Strata Consulting.

Visit our Facebook page to see an album of photos from the event.