30th Annual LUNSA Powwow

Event Date: 
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Field House
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
LUNSA
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7713
Event Contact E-mail: 
lunsa@lakeheadu.ca

 The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 30th Annual Powwow at the C.J. Sanders Field house, March 9-11, 2018. LUNSA is honoured to have Whitefish Bay Singers as the Host Drum. All students, staff, faculty and the greater off-campus community are invited to attend this free event.

This community event will gather people together in celebration of Aboriginal culture and dance.  Warm-ups will be held on Friday, March 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Grand Entry is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10th with a Traditional Feast being served at 5:00 p.m. and the powwow will wrap up at 10:00 p.m. for the day.  Grand Entry is set for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11th with the powwow ending at 5:00 p.m.

LUNSA is a volunteer LUSU club.  Its goals are to promote the spirit of unity among Aboriginal students at Lakehead University through social, cultural, and recreational events in addition to promoting cultural awareness between club members and the greater Lakehead University student population.

The annual powwow is LUNSA’s signature event that showcases tremendous talent and entertainment, while reinforcing traditional aspects of Aboriginal culture such as drumming, dancing, singing, and giving thanks. Attendees can purchase traditional Aboriginal merchandise from on-site vendors.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Master of Ceremonies: Ron Kanutski, Lake Helen First Nation
Arena Director: Todd Genno, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Spiritual Advisor: Gilbert Smith, Northwest Bay
Host Drum: Whitefish Bay Singers, Whitefish Bay

Co-Host Drum: Song Warrior, Zhingwaako Zaaga’igan

 

Agenda

Friday March 9th:
Warm-ups 6:00pm

Saturday March 10th:
Grand Entry 12:00pm and 6:30pm
Traditional Feast 5pm

Sunday March 11th:
Grand Entry at 12:00pm and Closing Ceremonies completed by 5:00pm

For more information, please contact LUNSA at lunsa@lakeheadu.ca or call (807) 346-7713.

Campus: 

30th Annual LUNSA Powwow

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Field House
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
LUNSA
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7713
Event Contact E-mail: 
lunsa@lakeheadu.ca

 The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 30th Annual Powwow at the C.J. Sanders Field house, March 9-11, 2018. LUNSA is honoured to have Whitefish Bay Singers as the Host Drum. All students, staff, faculty and the greater off-campus community are invited to attend this free event.

This community event will gather people together in celebration of Aboriginal culture and dance.  Warm-ups will be held on Friday, March 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Grand Entry is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10th with a Traditional Feast being served at 5:00 p.m. and the powwow will wrap up at 10:00 p.m. for the day.  Grand Entry is set for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11th with the powwow ending at 5:00 p.m.

LUNSA is a volunteer LUSU club.  Its goals are to promote the spirit of unity among Aboriginal students at Lakehead University through social, cultural, and recreational events in addition to promoting cultural awareness between club members and the greater Lakehead University student population.

The annual powwow is LUNSA’s signature event that showcases tremendous talent and entertainment, while reinforcing traditional aspects of Aboriginal culture such as drumming, dancing, singing, and giving thanks. Attendees can purchase traditional Aboriginal merchandise from on-site vendors.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Master of Ceremonies: Ron Kanutski, Lake Helen First Nation
Arena Director: Todd Genno, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Spiritual Advisor: Gilbert Smith, Northwest Bay
Host Drum: Whitefish Bay Singers, Whitefish Bay

Co-Host Drum: Song Warrior, Zhingwaako Zaaga’igan

 

Agenda

Friday March 9th:
Warm-ups 6:00pm

Saturday March 10th:
Grand Entry 12:00pm and 6:30pm
Traditional Feast 5pm

Sunday March 11th:
Grand Entry at 12:00pm and Closing Ceremonies completed by 5:00pm

For more information, please contact LUNSA at lunsa@lakeheadu.ca or call (807) 346-7713.

Campus: 

30th Annual LUNSA Powwow

Event Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Field House
Event Fee: 
No cost
Event Contact Name: 
LUNSA
Event Contact Phone: 
807-346-7713
Event Contact E-mail: 
lunsa@lakeheadu.ca

The Lakehead University Native Student Association (LUNSA) is excited to be hosting their 30th Annual Powwow at the C.J. Sanders Field house, March 9-11, 2018. LUNSA is honoured to have Whitefish Bay Singers as the Host Drum. All students, staff, faculty and the greater off-campus community are invited to attend this free event. 

This community event will gather people together in celebration of Aboriginal culture and dance.  Warm-ups will be held on Friday, March 9th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Grand Entry is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10th with a Traditional Feast being served at 5:00 p.m. and the powwow will wrap up at 10:00 p.m. for the day.  Grand Entry is set for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 11th with the powwow ending at 5:00 p.m.

LUNSA is a volunteer LUSU club.  Its goals are to promote the spirit of unity among Aboriginal students at Lakehead University through social, cultural, and recreational events in addition to promoting cultural awareness between club members and the greater Lakehead University student population.

The annual powwow is LUNSA’s signature event that showcases tremendous talent and entertainment, while reinforcing traditional aspects of Aboriginal culture such as drumming, dancing, singing, and giving thanks. Attendees can purchase traditional Aboriginal merchandise from on-site vendors.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Master of Ceremonies: Ron Kanutski, Lake Helen First Nation
Arena Director: Todd Genno, Biigtigong Nishnaabeg
Spiritual Advisor: Gilbert Smith, Northwest Bay
Host Drum: Whitefish Bay Singers, Whitefish Bay

Co-Host Drum: Song Warrior, Zhingwaako Zaaga’igan 

Agenda

Friday March 9th:
Warm-ups 6:00pm

Saturday March 10th:
Grand Entry 12:00pm and 6:30pm
Traditional Feast 5pm

Sunday March 11th:
Grand Entry at 12:00pm and Closing Ceremonies completed by 5:00pm

For more information, please contact LUNSA at lunsa@lakeheadu.ca or call (807) 346-7713.

Campus: 

Movies for Mental Health

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
UC1017
Event Contact Name: 
Janice Battitson
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8079
Event Contact E-mail: 
aboriginalcounsellor@lakeheadu.ca

MOVIES FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Aboriginal Cultural and Support Services is hosting a FREE event called "Movies for Mental Health," an interactive workshop run by a non profit called Art With Impact that uses the emotional power of short film to initiate dialogue with students on the topic of mental health.  
 
This learning event consists of food, a facilitated discussion, three short films from Art With Impact's library (http://www.artwithimpact.org/library), and a resource panel with campus and community services. 
 
Join us in creating a healthy environment at Lakehead through dialogue and growth! 
 
The workshop will be held in UC1017 Tuesday, March 6th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

 

 

 

 
Campus: 

Pipe Ceremony & Teachings

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Yolanda Twance
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss1@lakeheadu.ca

ACSS is pleased to provide students with the opportunity to attend a pipe ceremony and teachings in the Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004.  Elder Gene Nowegejick will share his knowledge on Wednesday, January 31, from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be available and everyone is invited to attend.

EVERYONE WELCOME

For more information contact: Yolanda Twance at 343-8085 or acss1@lakeheadu.ca

Campus: 

Transitions Workshop: Student Budgeting

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge (SC0004)
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8028
Event Contact E-mail: 
transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Transitions Workshop: Student Budgeting

Thursday, January 24th – 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge

Students will learn how to create and stick to a budget. A Student Central Professional will be on hand to guide us through the budgeting process. 

Refreshments provided.

For more information, contact: Robin Sutherland, Transition Advisor 343-8028 or transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Campus: 

Lunch & Learn: Graduate Studies with Susan White

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:30pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8028

 

Graduate Studies with Susan White 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge

Susan White, Faculty of Graduate Studies Recruitment & Admissions Officer, will be in the student lounge to have a discussion about graduate program options and application procedures.  If you are interested in pursuing Graduate Studies. 

Bring your lunch and questions! 

For more information, contact: Robin Sutherland, Transitions Advisor at 343-8028 or transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Campus: 

Winter Storytelling with George Kenny

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8028
Event Contact E-mail: 
transitions@lakeheadu.ca

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018

12 NOON – 1:30 PM

Aboriginal Student Lounge – SC0004

 George Kenny, author of Indians Don't Cry, will be in the Student Lounge to share a variety of stories often told in the winter months.  Come on by for a chat over bannock and tea, and even get your copy of Indians Don't Cry signed by the author. 

Refreshments provided.

For more information, contact: Robin Sutherland, Transitions Advisor at 343-8028 ortransitions@lakeheadu.ca

 

Campus: 

Maadaadizi Student Feast

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Yolanda Twance
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8084
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss1@lakeheadu.ca

A feast sponsored by the Maadaadizi Committee will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge (SC0004)

A variety of traditional foods will be available for everyone to enjoy.

Everyone welcome! 
Campus: 

Aboriginal Graduate Student Gathering

Event Date: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
The Study ~ Side Room
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8028
Event Contact E-mail: 
transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Aboriginal Graduate Student Gathering

Friday, January 19th, 2018 

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

The Study ~ Side Room

Plan to join us to learn about the graduate student journey and processes from Aboriginal faculty and PhD Candidates. 

Share your ideas on how ACSS can continue to provide graduate student support. 

Refreshments provide. 

Attendance draw. 

For more information contact Robin Sutherland at transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Campus: 

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