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Tipi Teachings with Elder Philip Campiou

CUE is proud to present teachings of the nehiyaw (Cree) tipi with Elder Philip Campiou in celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Month. Learn about the structure and set up, traditional uses and values associated with each tipi pole. This is a free and virtual event open to everyone interested in learning.

Elder Philip Campiou is from Driftpile First Nation and is actively involved in teaching holistic approaches to health and healing inschools across Alberta. As a young man, his father taught Phillip how to be self-sufficient and live off the land. Inherent in these teachings was anunwavering respect for Mother Earth and the spirituality held by all Her inhabitants. As an adult, Phillip has devoted his life to sharing his knowledgeof traditional values and lifestyle.

In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength of present-day Indigenous communities. National Indigenous Peoples Month is a time for learning about, appreciating andacknowledging the contributions First Nations, Inuit and Métis people have madein shaping Canada. 

Register here: www.tinyurl.com/cue-tipiteachings 

*Google Meet link will be sent to registrants prior to the event date