Aboriginal Awareness Week at the U of L

The University of Lethbridge will serve as the site of a special Community Dialogue as it participates in Lethbridge Aboriginal Awareness Week, June 15-19.

The U of L will host Community Dialogue 'Building Positive Relationships' Thursday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Andy's Place (AH100). This event is just one of many being held throughout the week and throughout the city as Lethbridge celebrates its Aboriginal heritage.

The week begins with opening ceremonies and entertainment in Galt Gardens Monday, June 15, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. An Elder's Tea then follows from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Medicine Tree Centre.

Entertainment continues Tuesday and Wednesday in Galt Gardens, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., while the inaugural Lethbridge Urban Aboriginal Awards is slated for Wednesday evening, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Lethbridge Lodge.

On Friday, a Mini Pow Wow will take place at Lakeview Community School from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Galt Gardens then hosts a variety of activities from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The week concludes with National Aboriginal Day on Sunday, June 21 with activities throughout the day at Galt Gardens.

For more information on Lethbridge Aboriginal Awareness Week, call 403-320-7699.