Aboriginal Awareness Week 2012- Waterloo Campus
2013 Aboriginal Awareness Week
All events are FREE and open to the public, unless marked with an * . Please note the craft workshops require email registrations.
Monday, March 4th
Presentation: “Positive Identification: Online Indigenous Language Reclaimation and Affect“ MA student, Joanne Lawless | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street
Interactive Métis craft making and teachings: “The Octopus bag” | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street |* Spaces are limited and registration is required. Please email Marie-Louise at email@example.com for a spot.
Tuesday , March 5th
Presentation: “In Search of Culture: My experience in Cree Country” | Laurier 3rd year student, Paige Sillaby | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Soup and Fry Bread Lunch + MOVIE SCREENING: "More than FRYBREAD" | Paul Martin Centre
Wednesday , March 6th
Drumology | Senate and Board Chamber
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Hoop Dancing Workshop | Nicole Shawana | AC Studio 1 *Hoop Dancing: Laurier Campus Community members only- Faculty, staff, students, or AC members
5:30 pm– 7:00pm
Drum Circle | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street
Thursday , March 7th
Staff/Faculty Workshop: “Building Solidarity with Responsible Allyship” | Melissa Ireland & Kandice Baptiste | Hawk’s Nest * Registration Required. Workshop for intended for Laurier faculty and staff only.
Discussion: Sovereign. Strong. Sexy. (re)Visioning Indigenous genders and sexualities | Krysta Williams, Native Youth Sexuality Health Network |Paul Martin Centre
4:00pm – 6pm
Creative Native “Dreamcatcher Keychains” | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street | * Spaces are limited and registration is required. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a spot.
Movie Night: "Crooked Arrows" | Kitchener: Faculty of Social Work | FSW101 : Community event | ALL WELCOME
Friday, March 8th
10:30am - 12:00pm
Residential School Survivor Speaker | Geronimo Henry | 1E1
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Sharing Circle with Charlene Leon and Geronimo Henry | Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street *Spaces are limited. Let us know you are coming at the link here
Ryan McMahon: Evening comedic performance | 1E1
Saturday , March 9th
Your Earth, My Earth, Your Water, My Water: A Panel Discussion | Exploring the impacts of BillC45 on the environment and the Indian Act | Presented by Aboriginal Field of Study Masters of Social Work Students | BA201 |
Sunday, March 10th
Aboriginal Peoples of Canada: An Interactive Circle Discussion |Presented by WLU’s Aboriginal Student Leadership Team | Student Leadership Centre
Discussing the Aboriginal Student Centre and the services provided, this workshop will explore Aboriginal peoples' culture and the effects of colonialism.