Indigenous Awareness Days

This event is from the archives of The Notice Board. The event has already taken place and the information contained in this post may no longer be relevant or accurate.

Please see the poster and list below for more details on each event occuring between March 1 and March 15 on campus and in the community.

All are welcome to attend. 

Friday March 1st:

- Informal Introduction to Indigenous Awareness Days: Q & A Lunch & Learn in Anderson Hall AH 116, 12 – 1pm

Hosted by: Graduate Students Association & Indigenous Student Affairs


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

THopsted by: Teaching Centre


Monday March 4th:

- Offer of Prayer with a Pipe at Iikaisskini Gathering Place (PC100), 9 am

Hosted by: Indigenous Student Affairs & Dhillon School of Business


- Culture & Community Resource Fair in Students Union Ballrooms, 11am – 3pm

Hosted by: Indigenous Student Affairs


Tuesday March 5th:

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

Hosted by: Indigenous Student Affairs


 - Canadian Indigenous Negotiations: Mike Bruised Head, PhD Candidate in Markin Hall M1030, 12- 1:30 pm

Hosted by: Dhillon School of Business. Stew & Bannock will be served


Wednesday March 6th:

- KAIROS Blanket Exercise in Markin Hall Atrium, 10 am – 12 pm

Hosted by: Indigenous Student Affairs


- Blackfoot Homes Presentation at the Galt museum, 10:30 am – 12pm

Hosted by: Galt Museum & Archives, Blanche Bruised Head


 - Beading Workshop at U of L Main Gallery (W600) 1 – 4 pm

Hosted by: University of Lethbridge Art Gallery


- Indigenous Panel Discussion: Culture & Current Events in Students Union Ballroom B, 3pm

Hosted by: First Nations, Metis & Inuit Students Association


Thursday March 7th:

- Berry Soup and Bannock in University Hall Atrium, 11 am – 1pm

Hosted by: First Nations Transition Program


 - Medicine Bag Making (max. 50 participants) in University Hall Atrium, 11:30 – 2pm 

Hosted by: Faculty of Health Sciences


- Provincial Court Justice -Karen Crow Shoe: Journey Leading to P.C.J. Appointment  in PE 250, 7 pm

Hosted by: University of Lethbridge Iniskim Indigenous Alumni Chapter

Informal Meet & Greet, refreshments provided


 - Blackfoot Language Classes at Galt Museum, 7 pm

Galt Museum & Archives, Julius Delaney


Friday March 8th

In This Place: Indigenizing the Classroom and Smudging in Turcotte Hall TH 204, 11 am – 12 pm

Hosted by: Graduate Students’ Association & Indigenous Student Affairs


The Linguists: Film screening in University Hall A414, 1 pm

Hosted by: Department of Indigenous Studies


Tuesday March 12th

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

Hosted by: Faculty of Health Sciences


Friday March 15th:

Mapping the Metis Homeland at Iikasskini Gathering Place (PC 100), 1 – 5 pm

Hosted by: Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Music, Culture & Politics, U of L Outreach & Knowledge Mobilization Fund, and Faculty of Arts & Science



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