Aboriginal Awareness Week Events March 19-23, 2012

Monday March 19th, 4:30pm, Wallace Hall, JDUC:
Opening ceremony with Elder David Jock.

Also, please check out this event being put on by CFRC and OPIRG Kingston: Monday March 19 at 6:30pm, Dunning Hall Room 11, Queen’s University, Krysta Williams, “Indigenous made media: old and new forms of tellings our truths and stories” (http://cfrc.ca/blog/krysta-williams-dunning-11-mar-19).

Tuesday March 20, 6pm, Open Mic Night at the Common Ground:
Email us at qnsaclub@gmail.com if you are interested in performing! We will also be encouraging everyone to check out the Indigenous art installation at the fireside lounge.

Wednesday March 21, 11:30am-1:30pm, Dunning Hall, Room 12:
Terrance Houle and Adrian Stimson: Artist Talk and Discussion 

Wednesday March 21, 7pm-9pm, Union Gallery (in Stauffer Library): A performance by Terrance Houle and a performance of “Buffalo Boy Born Again” by Adrian Stimson. Reception at the Grad Club afterward.

Thursday March 22, 7pm, The Renaissance Room (285 Queen St.):
A duet performance “Buckskin Remounting” by Adrian Stimson and Terrance Houle.

Friday March 23, 1:00pm, Rm 201 Macdonald Hall (128 Union Street – Queen’s Campus)
Meet blogger Chelsea Vowel who wrote the post “Dealing with comments about Attawapiskat” which went viral in November 2011 amid the media coverage of the crisis in Attawapiskat, ON.

Chelsea Vowel’s blog and the post that went viral: http://apihtawikosisan.com/2011/11/30/dealing-with-comments-about-attawapiskat/

We will be having a reception on Friday after Chelsea’s talk. Food will be served and you will have a chance to meet Chelsea.

 


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