Tipi Teachings with Elder Philip Campiou (Virtual)Posted on: Jun 14, 2021
June 23, 2:00 to 3:00 pm – Tipi Teachings with Elder Philip Campiou
Concordia University of Edmonton 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. Visit www.norquest.ca/nipm for more event listings that celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
Elder Philip Campiou is from Driftpile First Nation and is actively involved in teaching holistic approaches to health and healing in schools 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 an unwavering respect for Mother Earth and the spirituality held by all Her inhabitants. As an adult, Phillip has devoted his life to sharing his knowledge of traditional values and lifestyle.
Interested in learning more? CUE’s Library has created a booklist to get you started.
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