Indigenous Awareness Days March 2019

Indigenous Awareness Days March 2019

Everyone is invited to share, learn and celebrate Indigenous culture by attending the following events hosted by various organizations.

For more information contact:
Maria Livingston
tel: 403.332.4455


Friday March 1st:

Informal Introduction to Indigenous Awareness Days: Q & A Lunch & Learn
Anderson Hall  AH 116, 12 – 1pm
Graduate Students Association & Indigenous Student Affairs

Deconstructing to Decolonize: Dr. Roberta Lexier
L1170 A, 1:30- 3 pm
Teaching Centre


Monday March 4th:

Offer of Prayer with a Pipe
Iikaisskini Gathering Place (PC100), 9 am
Indigenous Student Affairs & Dhillon School of Business

Culture & Community Resource Fair
Students Union Ballrooms, 11am – 3pm
Indigenous Student Affairs


Tuesday March 5th:

Elders Perspectives: Indigenous Identity & Importance of Education
Students Union Ballroom A, 10 am – 4 pm
Indigenous Student Affairs

Canadian Indigenous Negotiations: Mike Bruised Head, PhD Candidate
Markin Hall M1030, 12- 1:30 pm
Dhillon School of Business
Stew & Bannock will be served


Wednesday March 6th:

KAIROS Blanket Exercise
Markin Hall Atrium, 10 am – 12 pm
Indigenous Student Affairs

Blackfoot Homes Presentation
Galt Museum, 10:30 am – 12pm
Galt Museum & Archives, Blanche Bruised Head

Beading Workshop
U of L Main Gallery (W600) 1 – 4 pm
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

Indigenous Panel Discussion: Culture & Current Events
Students Union Ballroom B, 3pm
First Nations, Metis & Inuit Students Association


Thursday March 7th:

Berry Soup and Bannock
University Hall Atrium, 11 am – 1pm
First Nations Transition Program

Medicine Bag Making (max. 50 participants)
University Hall Atrium, 11:30 – 2pm
Faculty of Health Sciences

Provincial Court Justice -Karen Crow Shoe: Journey Leading to P.C.J. Appointment
PE 250, 7 pm
University of Lethbridge Iniskim Indigenous Alumni Chapter
Informal Meet & Greet, refreshments provided

Blackfoot Language Classes
Galt Museum, 7 pm
Galt Museum & Archives, Julius Delaney


Friday March 8th

In This Place: Indigenizing the Classroom and Smudging
Turcotte Hall  TH 204, 11 am – 12 pm
Graduate Students’ Association & Indigenous Student Affairs

The Linguists: Film screening
University Hall A414, 1 pm
Department of Indigenous Studies


Tuesday March 12th

Indigenizing to Transform Health Education:
Dr. Verna Billy-Minnabarriet
Markin Hall Atrium, 7pm
Faculty of Health Sciences


Friday March 15th:

Mapping the Metis Homeland
Iikasskini Gathering Place (PC 100), 1 – 5 pm
Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Music, Culture & Politics,
U of L Outreach & Knowledge Mobilization Fund,
Faculty of Arts & Science

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