7:00am to 8:00am - Sunrise Ceremony - behind Weldon Library - View Poster Greet the morning sun over a sacred fire and help set the tone culturally, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually for the week.
8:00am to 9:00am - Community Breakfast - Indigenous Services, WSS Room 2100 Come and visit Indigenous Services space and enjoy a light meal together.
2:00pm to 3:00pm - Monty McGahey II Ojibway Language and Leadership UCC 147B
8:30am to 1:30pm - Indigenous Health and Wellness Day - View Poster PHFM 1150
12:30pm to 1:30pm - Indigenous Celestial Knowledge Panel and Film Shorts UCC 290 - McKellar Room
The Celestial Bear: the Six Nations' Night Sky Film Screening - View Poster "That is how I heard the story, so I thought that is how you would her it well..." Join us for a fascinating show that blends local culture, history and modern-day astronomy that shares the Six Nations' sky lore and language through traditional indigenous night-sky stories. With narration and visuals by a live presentation and pre-recorded excerpts (in English, Mohawk and Cayuga), learn about the story of the bear and the brothers and how it is retold every year with the rotating patterns in the night sky. See the same stars with a completely different understanding and appreciation!
ImagineNATIVE Film Festival Screenings - UCC 290 - McKellar Room - View Poster 1:45pm - "Taking Aim" film shorts 3:00pm - "The Angry Inuk" 4:30pm - "ONECA transitions: Indigenous Services Testimonial Video" and premier of "LUV" by Darr Sands
1:00pm to 3:00pm - Leadership Speaker Series: Tanaya Winder UCC Council Chambers Room 315
10:00am to 11:30pm - "Indigenizing the University Panel: People, Places and the Spaces in Between" UCC Council Chambers Room 315
1:00pm to 2:00pm - Tanaya Winder Spoken Word Workshop - View Poster UCC Council Chambers Room 315
Tanaya Winder is a writer, educator, motivational speaker, and performance poet from the Southern Ute, Duckwater Shoshane, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Nations. She grew up on the Southern Ute Indian reservation and attended college at Stanford University where she earned a BA in English and the University of New Mexico where she received an MFA in creative writing.