Every month the Rivers to Success program hosts several events aimed at preparing you for the next stage of your journey. Trying to make sense of the transition between high school and post-secondary? Need support to graduate University? Want to grow your network before job hunting? Our events bring together thought leaders, industry experts, established Indigenous professionals to help provide the guidance you’re looking for.


Rooted Wellness Workshop Series: Intro to N’Ginaajiw Dance Fitness

Mon, May 27, 2024 – 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM ET – VIRTUAL

Dive into a celebration of movement where the infectious rhythms of pow wow dance styles and music by Indigenous artists fuel your soul. No matter your experience level, come add your own flare and join us in weaving dance and fitness together—where every step is a step towards wellness. Register now and let the music move you!

Rooted Wellness Workshop Series: Power of Strawberries

Mon, June 10, 2024 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET – VIRTUAL

This event offers a remarkable opportunity to understand the Cultural Teaching of the Strawberry moon, which happens to fall on Indigenous people’s day (June 21) this year all from the comfort of your own home.

Guided by Grandma Kim Wheatley, participants will follow along virtually as she navigates the steps of making Strawberry Juice. This event provides a unique platform to appreciate the history and significance of the strawberry to the Indigenous peoples of Canada.

Don’t miss out on this chance to acquire a new skill, and knowledge all while being part of a vibrant virtual community. We look forward to seeing you there!

Cultural Artistic Teachings Series: Beaded Wrist Lanyards

Tues, June 11 & Wed, June 12, 2024 – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET – VIRTUAL

Embark on a creative journey with Rivers to Success as we bring you an exclusive 2-day virtual experience: the Beaded Wrist Lanyard Workshop!

Led by the talented artist, Anna Burning, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to delve into the captivating world of beadwork, right from the comfort of your own home.

This immersive workshop is perfect for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Whether you’re looking to acquire a new skill or simply explore your creative side, this event promises to be both educational and inspiring.

Language Series: Intro to Mohawk

Thurs, June 13 & Thurs, June 27, 2024 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM ET – VIRTUAL

Mohawk is a language spoken by the Mohawk people, who are members of the Iroquois Confederacy. It is part of the larger Iroquoian language family, which also includes languages such as Cayuga and Oneida.

During our Rivers to Success language series, you will learn the foundations of the Mohawk language, including essential phrases, vocabulary, and correct pronunciation. Our experienced language instructor, Raven Tabobabdung, will guide you through interactive lessons and provide additional resources for practice.

Miss something?

Being a student is busy. Looking for work is tiring. We know it is not always easy for people to attend live events. That’s why we record all of our Rivers to Success Events and make them available to program participants. Click the link below to see some of the events we’ve hosted recently.

Make a Difference.

We’re looking for knowledgeable, passionate, committed Indigenous professionals who want to be mentors in our Rivers to Success (R2S) program.