Indigenous Voices introduces the Building Our Fire Conversation Circles, which are based on the CBC’s 8thFire television series that was designed to shed light on important issues to a mainly non-indigenous audience about the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
When and where: Meet every two weeks at noon over lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Conversation circles are being run for staff and faculty of the College of Education as well as those from the Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness and University Learning Centre. Participants are invited to bring their lunch to the conversation circles. Visit the Conversation Circles page for more information.
- Date: Wednesday, February 20
- Time: 9-12pm
- Location: Arts 214
Barry Ahenakew and Louise Halfe will be presenting on First Nations Protocols and Teachings. The first twenty-five registrants who attend this session will receive a copy of the book, Cultural Teachings: First Nations Protocols and Methodologies (2009), compliments of the College of Education. Published in consultation with Elders from across Saskatchewan, the book provides “an overview of First Nations’ ceremonial etiquette and protocols [that] will impart general understanding and awareness necessary to attain respectful and appropriate behavior at First Nations’ ceremonies and gatherings” (p.