Aboriginal Cultural Day – March 15


By Concordia on March 7, 2013 in Concordia News

The Concordia Aboriginal Student Association and Concordia’s Student Clubs invite you to attend Aboriginal Cultural Day. Join Concordia students, faculty, staff and community members on March 15 between 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Robert Tegler Student Centre. This day of discovery and research will include a variety of presentations and workshops, raising awareness about Edmonton’s Aboriginal community.

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Schedule

10:30 am – Tegler Student Centre

  • Water Ceremony – Elder Taz Bouchier
  • Welcome – President Gerald Krispin

11:00 am

  • Traditional Feast & Entertainment

11:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Art Exhibit – Dawn Marie Marchand – Peter Schiemann Student Centre

12:30 pm – 2:15 pm

  • Movie – Reel Injun and presentation by Cowboy Smithx – room T104
  • Metis Finger Weaving (Alleah Marchand) – Robert Tegler Student Centre (upper mezzanine)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Presentation/Workshop

  • Aboriginal Spirituality – Sharon Pasula – Tegler Student Centre
  • Songs & Meditation – Elder Taz Bouchier – Tipi
  • Aboriginals with hearing disabilities (ESL Club) – room S302
  • Art Workshop – Dawn Marie Marchand – Room S304

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

  • Lewis Cardinal – Tegler Student Centre
  • Fancy Dance – Melissa Gladue  / Walterdale burial grounds – Len Steinhauer  – Tipi
  • Human Rights presentation -Stolen Sisters  (April Wiberg, Brianna Olsen & Amamda Gould) – room S302
  • NoH8 (Chevi  Rabbit) – room S304

2:15 pm

  • Snack – Tegler Student Centre

2:30 pm

  • Idle No More (Conway Kootney) – Tegler Student Centre

3:00 pm

                Open panel discussion (panel includes)

  • Facilitator – Jeremy Wolfe
  • Dr. Elizabeth Smythe
  • Alacja Weddell
  • Lewis Cardinal
  • Cowboy Smithx
  • Stolen Sisters (April Wiberg, Brianna Olsen & Amamda Gould)

4:00 pm

  • Round Dance

5:00 pm

  • Closing Prayer

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