Celebrating a rich culture
The University of Lethbridge boasts a strong and vibrant aboriginal community. That is especially evident during the annual Native Awareness Week, this year running Mar. 1-5.
A variety of events, including drumming and dancing, art shows, lectures, films, videos and panel discussions allows the entire campus community to celebrate this rich culture.
Following is a list of events for Native Awareness Week.
Wednesday, Mar. 3
9:30 a.m. to Noon – FNMI Languages, Cultures and Identities: Six Special Academic-Community Lectures, Atrium
Noon to 1 p.m. – Special Video Presentation: Qallunaut! Why White People are So Funny, Atrium
Noon to 3 p.m. – Language, Culture and Identity Panel, L1060
3 to 7 p.m. – Participatory Language Teaching Demonstration, Language and Culture Videos, L1060
7 to 9 p.m. – Roy Pogorzelski, Metis Scholar TKARONTO Award-Winning Film on Urban Aboriginal Identities, L1060
Thursday, Mar. 4
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – The Identity Dialogues, Andy’s Place (AH100)
Friday, Mar. 5
Noon – Métis Star Dancers, Atrium
1 to 2 p.m. – FNMI Alumni Chapter Mix and Mingle, University Theatre foyer
2 p.m. – Fine Arts presents Static and Contemporary Indigenous Performing Arts Dialogue, University Theatre