Elder In Residence - Gerry Martin

Event Date: 
Monday, October 3, 2022 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, October 17, 2022 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, October 31, 2022 - 11:00am EDT
Monday, November 7, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Monday, November 14, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Monday, November 21, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Monday, November 28, 2022 - 11:00am EST
Monday, January 16, 2023 - 11:00am EST
Monday, February 27, 2023 - 11:00am EST
Monday, March 27, 2023 - 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
Gakina Nindinawemaaganag Lounge - 1007A
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8010
Event Contact E-mail: 

Indigenous Student Services Centre is pleased to have Elder Gerry Martin available to the students for individual or group discussions Mondays from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 

Gerry Martin is a former nurse and a student of traditional Aboriginal healing methods. He is from the Mattagami First Nation of Ojibways in Northeaster Ontario near Timmins. Gerry feels very comfortable teaching, learning and sharing his knowledge of traditional Aboriginal healing methods and considers it a life-long journery to learn more. He is a son, father, and grandfather and Great-Grandpa who follows his destiny and enjoys life to the fullest.

ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME!

Indigenous Worldview and Incorporating Kiikinomaagewin in our Learning Environment with Elder Ron Linklater

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
via
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8085
Event Contact E-mail: 

Indigenous Worldview and Incorporating Kiikinomaagewin in our Learning Environment

Elder Ron Linklater

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

12 -1 pm EST | VIA ZOOM

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://lakeheadu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckf-itrzMqHNEt9zOfQM5Xb0XJ_...

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Elder Ron LinklaterElder Ron Linklater retired in 2015 from the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba where he worked as a Prevention Education Consultant and provided training and skills development for people in the helping field. He has over 40 years work experience in the addictions field and continues to provide a unique set of knowledge,

skills and cultural worldview for people who will eventually work in Indigenous communities. Prior to working for the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba, he held various positions within Health Canada such as the Ontario Regional Consultant for the National Native Alcohol Drug Abuse Program, Manager of Aboriginal Treatment Services for Ontario Region and Manitoba Regional Consultant for the National Native Alcohol Drug Abuse Program. Ron began his career working at St. Joseph’s General Hospital in Thunder Bay, Ontario as an Alcohol and Drug Counsellor for the Options for Youth out patient program and later became the Young Adult Treatment Program Coordinator. Ron received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Lakehead University and has a Certificate in Native Counselling from Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology. Ron is the Chair of the Mikaaming Mino Pimatiziwin Healing Lodge located in Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba. Ron lives in Thunder Bay and is from the Treaty #3 territory and a member of Couchiching First Nation located near Fort Francis, Ontario.

EVERYONE WELCOME

Sacred Medicines & the Medicine Wheel with Elder Beatrice Twance-Hynes

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
via Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8072
Event Contact E-mail: 

Sacred Medicines & the Medicine Wheel

Elder Beatrice Twance-Hynes

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

12 -1 pm EST | VIA ZOOM

Register in advance for this meeting:

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Elder Beatrice Twance-HynesElder Beatrice Twance-Hynes is from the Bear Clan (maternal), Deer Clan (paternal) and from the Biigtigong First Nation (formerly Pic River First Nation). She has lived in Thunder Bay since 1988 with her husband Gerry. She is a wife, mother, and grandmother.  Beatrice has a Native Teacher’s Certificate from Lakehead University and an Ontario Management Development Certificate from Confederation College and numerous courses in human resources.  She has worked in Human Resources at Dilico Anishinabek Family Care, and has been their Cultural Manager since December 2012. Beatrice is a traditional women’s dancer who makes her own regalia. She is a grandmother pipe carrier, a sacred circle facilitator, songwriter, singer and drummer.

She shares teachings on the Medicine Wheel, the Sacred Medicines, and the Seven Sacred Grandfathers, women and water teachings, and teachings on the hand drum, drum-making and birthing. She facilitates sacred circles.  In her role as Cultural Manager, Beatrice has had the opportunity to sit in on traditional healing sessions with a traditional healer since January 2014 and has learned a lot of teachings.  Beatrice has been a member of the Elders Advisory Council, Aboriginal Liaison with the City of Thunder Bay since December 2013 and a member of the Elders Council at Lakehead University since April 2015.  She is also one the Elders-in-Residence at Lakehead University. 

EVERYONE WELCOME TO ATTEND.

ISSC - Welcome Back Open House

Event Date: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8085
Event Contact E-mail: 

Indigenous Student Services Centre

Welcome Back Open House

January 10th, 2023 - 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm

Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007

Stop in and meet staff and fellow student and to learn about all of the Indigenous student services available to you!

PRIZE DRAWS FOR ATTENDEES

Welcome Gathering for New Indigenous students!

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
via Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8085
Event Contact E-mail: 

Welcome Gathering!

Winter Orientation for new Lakehead University Indigenous students and those who want to learn more about Lakehead University's Indigenous Student Services Centre. Join us for an informative Zoom Session where you will meet staff who will share information and answer all of your questions.
Select the session that works for you and be sure to register today!
 
 

Session 2

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Register in advance for this meeting:
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
For more information contact Sheila Pelletier-Demerah at adm.issc@lakeheadu.ca

Welcome Gathering for New Indigenous students!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 3:20pm EST
Event Location: 
via Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8085
Event Contact E-mail: 

Welcome Gathering!

Winter Orientation for new Lakehead University Indigenous students and those who want to learn more about Lakehead University's Indigenous Student Services Centre. Join us for an informative Zoom Session where you will meet staff who will share information and answer all of your questions.
Select the session that works for you and be sure to register today!
 
 
Session 2
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Register in advance for this meeting:
 
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
 
For more information contact Sheila Pelletier-Demerah at adm.issc@lakeheadu.ca

Library Information Session with Trudy Russo

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 12:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007A
Event Contact Name: 
Sheila Pelletier-Demerah
Event Contact E-mail: 

Library Information Session

with Trudy Russo

Tuesday, November 22, 2022 

12-1pm

Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007A

Light refreshments available

Library Information Session with Trudy Russo

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 12:35pm EST
Event Location: 
Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007A
Event Contact Name: 
Yolanda Twance
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8084
Event Contact E-mail: 

Library Information Session with Trudy Russo

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007

Special Collections Librarian Trudy Russo will be sharing information about the library resources. 

Light refreshments available

 

 

 

Vision Board Workshop

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007
Event Contact Name: 
Sheryl O'Reilly
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8010 Ext. 8072
Event Contact E-mail: 

Vision Board Workshop 

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Gakina Nindinawemaaganag - UC1007

Are you ready for a New Year? Let's create a new vision!

We will come together to write our dreams and goals with intention, and create a Vision Board that will help you focus and attract your ideal outcomes to you. We will discuss the meaning of vision board and you will learn tips and tricks for bringing it to life. We MUST let ourselves dream again and doing it together in a fun environment is key! Light refreshments will be provided. 

Please email counsellor.issc@lakeheadu.ca to register.

Pizza & Refreshments will be available.

Sweat Lodge Ceremony

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Lakehead University Sweat Lodge Site
Event Contact Name: 
Yolanda Twance
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8085
Event Contact E-mail: 

Sweat Lodge Ceremony

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

3 pm start

Lakehead University Sweat Lodge Site

Elder GENE NOWEGEJICK, will be conducting a Sweat Lodge Ceremony on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 starting at 3 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 at ISSC (UC1007). 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, ISSC Coordinator at 807-343-8010 Ext. 8084 or coordinator.issc@lakheadu.ca.

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