National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Join the celebrations! U of M will host National Indigenous Peoples Day events on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Bannatyne Campus.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Poster

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7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.         
Teepee Construction and Display         
Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Avenue

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.         
Pipe Ceremony with Elder Margaret Lavallee                                     
Teepee
Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Avenue

9:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Crafter/Artist Displays
Brodie Atrium - 727 McDermot Avenue

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Anishinaabe Cardio with Michele Landon
Traditional Contemporary Workout
John Buhler Research Centre Atrium - 715 McDermot Avenue

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Children's Story Time with The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and Elder Mary Wilson
Teepee
Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Avenue

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Honourable Carolyn Bennett
Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Dr. Catherine Cook
Head Ongomiizwin and Vice Dean, Indigenous Health, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr. Brian Postl
Dean, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences & Vice-Provost (Health Sciences)
Mr. Ronan Segrave, HSC
Interim COO, HSC
Brodie Atrium

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Blessing of Food and Feast (complimentary, everyone welcome)
Brodie Atrium

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cultural Performers - Maxine Angoo, Spence Tradition, Buffalo Red Thunder Singers
Brodie Atrium

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Indigenous Health Grand Rounds
Speaker: Onesanew Christian Sinclair
Topic: "Health Care Opaskwayak Cree Nation Style"
Fredric Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building

2:00 p.m.
Closing

Original plans to provide a shuttle service to the Bannatyne campus have been cancelled - sorry for any inconvenience. If you are interested in alternate transportation options to get to the Bannatyne campus, please visit the U of M's transportation hub.

3rd annual Indigenous Peoples Day Reading List