Native Awareness Week - Events

Native Awareness Week
Schedule of Events | Feb. 28 to Mar. 4

Monday, Feb. 28
Opening Ceremonies
Atrium 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Blessings with Pete Standing Alone Rod & Laverne First Rider; Presentations, Drummers and Dancers | (Master of Ceremonies, Travis Plaited Hair)

Tuesday, Mar. 1
Atrium, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Faculty of Arts and Science/NAS Department Fashion Show and historic and contemporary dress exhibit – The Resilience Of Blackfoot Identity in Clothing (Linda Many Guns)

Wednesday, Mar. 2
University Recital Hall (W570) Noon to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Fine Arts (Art Now) – Dean Drever

Markin Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Management Open House & Blackfoot Naming Ceremony of FNG and International Area with Presentations and Refreshments

Markin Hall, 1 to 3 p.m.
Faculty of Health Sciences – Making Medicine: Create your own medicine bag

Thursday, Mar. 3
UHall Atrium, 10 a.m. to noon
Faculty of Education – Holy Spirit supporting FNMI Learners Project/St. Mary's Dance Troupe

UHall Atrium 1 to 3 p.m.
First Nations Transition Program – Bannock and Berry Soup

SU Ballrooms, 4 to 10 p.m.
Native American Students' Association – Out of the Box!! Café Jam, A traditional and contemporary fusion of rhythms

Friday, Mar. 4
University Recital Hall (W570), Noon to 1 p.m.
Faculty of Fine Arts (Art Now) – Jackson Two Bears

FNMI Alumni Chapter – Film Festival
U of L Theatre (W500), Reception at 5:30 p.m., films begin at 6:30 p.m.
Circle of the Sun, Standing Alone, The Last Roundup by Narcisse Blood, featuring Pete Standing Alone (premiere). Discussion to follow.