National Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations will take place at the U of M on June 20-21. Everyone is welcome to join the celebrations! 

June 20, 2019 - Bannatyne Campus
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Bannatyne Poster

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7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Teepee Construction and Display

Location: Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Ave

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Pipe Ceremony with Elder Margaret Lavallee
Location: Teepee, Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Ave
(Rain Location: Ongomiizwin Education, S206 Basic Medical Services Building)

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Crafter/Artists Display
Location: Brodie Centre Atrium, 727 McDermot Ave

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: Children's Story Time with Knowledge Keeper Leslie Spillet reading The Water Walker by Joanne Robertson
Location: Medicine Garden/Mashkiki Gitigann - 745 Bannatyne Ave

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Opening Remarks
Location: Brodie Centre Atrium, 727 McDermot Ave

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Blessing of Food and Fest (complimentary, everyone welcome) and Entertainment by David Boulanger from Burnt Project 1, Aboriginal School of Dance "Wohitika", and James Favel with Bear Clan Patrol
Location: Brodie Centre Atrium, 727 McDermot Ave

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Indigenous Health Grand Rounds - Indigenous Ways to Well-Being: Youth Perspectives 
Location: Frederic Gaspard Theatre, Basic Medical Sciences Building


June 21, 2019 - Fort Garry Campus
UM Teach-In For Reconciliation
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided

This National Indigenous Peoples Day, you are invited to the UM Teach-In for Reconciliation. Sessions will explore colonialism, resistance, identity, relationships and economic development. Learn how these matters relate to and affect reconciliation.

Hosted by the Department of Native Studies, the Campus Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion, the Indigenous Student Centre and Indigenous Achievement. This event is open to students, staff, faculty, community members and the general public. You may attend the whole day or individual sessions. No sign up is required.

 

*All sessions will take place in 108 St. John’s College (Cross Commons Room) unless otherwise noted.

National Indigenous Peoples Day Poster

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9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Colonialism and Resistance: Inuit Style

Christopher Trott, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.: What does Reconciliation have to do with me?

Cary Miller, Head, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

 

10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Location: Tipi outside of Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge): Elder Norman and Thelma Meade
*bannock and tea provided

 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Colonialism and Resistance in Northern Manitoba

Peter Kulchyski, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

 

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (Location: Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge): Ten Ways Organizations Get in Their Own Way on "Indigenous Achievement" / "Reconciliation" / "Diversity" / "Inclusion" / "Anti-Racism"
Dr. Marcia Anderson, Ongomiizwin Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
*Lunch provided

 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: - Top 10 Indigenous things you need to know about Manitoba

Niigaan Sinclair, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: What does it mean to be a Canadian Citizen as an Indigenous Person?

Brian Rice, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

 

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m Métis Government - Past, Present and Future
Fred Shore, Department of Native Studies, Faculty of Arts