On Sept. 9, 2015 Dr. Michael Cappello and Dr. Shauneen Pete lead the Blanket Exercise, showing how colonization impacts Indigenous peoples. Photo credit: Shuana Niessen

UR Indigenization Events (October/November 2015)

University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, Luther and Campion students, staff and faculty are invited to attend the following events:

1. Treaty Gathering
Friday October 16 – Sunday 18 October, 2015
This 3-day event is open to all peoples. In particular, I would like to invite Education students to attend the Youth Gathering on Friday October 16, 2015. The schedule of events includes:

Youth Forum:

Friday October 16, 2015 (5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.) ED 191, Education Building
– This town hall gathering welcomes all people to engage in a dynamic discussion about what Treaties are, our Treaty responsibilities, and implementation plans. This gathering will inform discussions for the Open Forum on Saturday and Sunday. Dinner will be provided by the Faculty of Education, U of R.

Treaty Alliance Open Forum
Saturday October 17 – Sunday 18 October, 2015 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) Multi-purpose Room, FNUniv
– This town hall gathering welcomes all people to engage in a dynamic discussion about Treaty responsibilities and implementation plans.

2. UR Indigenization presents Buffalo Hide Tanning Workshop
Thursday 22 October – Saturday 24 October, 2015, Cultural Space behind First Nations University of Canada
This workshop will take place at the cultural space behind FNUniv from October 22-24, 2015 during the day. Participants are invited to stop by to learn more about this process. Lorne Kequahtooway will lead the group in tanning the buffalo hide. He will share his knowledge and expertise in this area.

3. UR Indigenization presents Senator Lillian Dyck
Wednesday October 28, 2015 7:00 p.m., RIC Auditorium, University of Regina
Senator Lillian Dyck will be on campus to offer a lecture entitled: Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls: revealing the numbers game. All people are invited to attend this public lecture on October 28, 2015 (7:00 p.m.) in the RIC Auditorium.

4. #TreatyEDCamp
Saturday November 7, 2015, Teaching Preparation Centre, Education Building
This is a free personal and professional development event sponsored and organized by *STARS Regina. This is PD organized for teachers by teachers, with a particular focus on the implementation of Treaty Education in classrooms. Please see STARS Regina website

For all other questions please contact
Dr. Shauneen Pete
Associate Professor (Aboriginal Education)
Executive Lead: Indigenization
Faculty of Education
University of Regina

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