Sweat Lodge Ceremony

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Sweat Lodge Site
Event Contact Name: 
Yolanda Twance
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8084
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss1@lakeheadu.ca

Sweat lodge conductor, Gene Nowegejick, will be offering a Sweat Lodge Ceremony for students and staff of Lakehead University on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Ceremony starts at 5:00 pm at the Lakehead University Sweat Lodge Site. Women should wear long skirts and a t-shirt. Men should wear shorts. Be sure to bring a towel. Participants are encouraged to bring the Elder a tobacco offering which is available for pick-up at the Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services office. (RC0002)

Women who are on their moon time must not participate in the Sweat Lodge Ceremony or handle ceremonial items.

For more information contact Yolanda Twance, ACSS Coordinator at 807-343-8084 or acss1@lakheadu.ca.

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Métis Dot Art Workshop

Event Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Fee: 
free
Event Contact Name: 
Hope Bell
Event Contact E-mail: 
hbell@leadheadu.ca

Métis Dot Art Workshop

Friday, November 17th, 2017

11:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004

Students will be taught Métis Dot Art by Hope Bell, MNO Infinite Reach Facilitator at Lakehead University. 

Dot Art is the process develops to where entire floral patterns are created in ‘dots’ by dipping the end of a paintbrush or knitting needle into the paint and pressing it onto canvas.  The effect is thousands of raised dots per canvas that simulate beadwork.

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Elder-in-Residence ~ Gerry Martin

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss@lakeheadu.ca

Elder Gerry Martin

Gerry is from Mattagami First Nation. He is a former nurse and student of traditional aboriginal healing methods.  He enjoys teaching and sharing knowledge of traditional healing methods and considers it a life long journey to learn more. 

He provides counselling, knowledge of medicine, history, art and storytelling to students at Confederation College, Lakehead University and KKets.

You are welcome to stop in and visit in the Elders room in the Aboriginal student Lounge (SC0004)

 
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Elder-in-Residence ~ Gerry Martin

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss@lakeheadu.ca

Elder Gerry Martin

Gerry is from Mattagami First Nation. He is a former nurse and student of traditional aboriginal healing methods.  He enjoys teaching and sharing knowledge of traditional healing methods and considers it a life long journey to learn more. 

He provides counselling, knowledge of medicine, history, art and storytelling to students at Confederation College, Lakehead University and KKets.

You are welcome to stop in and visit in the Elders room in the Aboriginal student Lounge (SC0004)

 
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Elder-in-Residence ~ Elder Gerry Martin

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss@lakeheadu.ca

Elder Gerry Martin

Gerry is from Mattagami First Nation. He is a former nurse and student of traditional aboriginal healing methods.  He enjoys teaching and sharing knowledge of traditional healing methods and considers it a life long journey to learn more. 

He provides counselling, knowledge of medicine, history, art and storytelling to students at Confederation College, Lakehead University and KKets.

You are welcome to stop in and visit in the Elders room in the Aboriginal student Lounge (SC0004)

 
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Miijim Noongam

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss@lakeheadu.ca

Miijim Noongom

Please join us for lunch! 

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

12 noon to 1:30 pm 

Aboriginal Student Lounge

 

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Aboriginal Transitions: Film Screening "The Secret Path"

Event Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004
Event Contact Name: 
Robin Sutherland
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8028
Event Contact E-mail: 
transitions@lakeheadu.ca

Aboriginal Transitions: Film Screening "The Secret Path"

Friday, November 17th, 2017

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004

The late Gord Downie's music and Jeff Lemire's illustrations inspired "The Secret Path", an animated film broadcast by CBC in an hour-long commercial-free television special, which will be screened in the student lounge. 

Refreshments will be provided.

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Transitions Workshop: Anti-Racism

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 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: Anti-Racism

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

12 noon to 1:00 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004

Moffat Makuto, from the Regional Multicultural Youth Council (RMYC), will be on campus to discuss Canadian multiculturalism, race relations and anti-racism. 

Refreshments will be provided. 

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Wilderness Survival with Ma-Nee Chacaby

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 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

Wilderness Survival with Ma-Nee Chacaby

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

12 noon to 1:00 pm

Aboriginal Student Lounge - SC0004

Stop by the Aboriginal Student Lounge and hear the story of how Ma-Nee Chacaby survived in the bush. Ma-Nee will share wilderness survival skills with everyone. 

Light refreshments available. 

EVERYONE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

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Elder in Residence ~ Elder Sam Achneepineskum

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Event Location: 
Aboriginal Student Lounge - Sc0004
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 
acss@lakeheadu.ca

Visiting Elder in Residence ~ Sam Achneepineskum

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

10:00 am to 3:00 pm - Aboriginal Student Lounge SC0004

Aboriginal Cultural & Support Services is excited to welcome Elder Sam Achneepineskum as a visiting Elder in Residence. Sam is a member of Marten Falls First Nation. He also sits on the City of Thunder Bay Elder Advisory Committee.

Come by to speak one-on-one with Sam or join group discussions on traditional teachings.

EVERYONE WELCOME

For more information please contact Sheila Pelletier-Demerah at 807-343-8085 

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