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October 22, 2014
 
 
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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

10:00am -12:00pm

Presentation: “Positive Identification: Online Indigenous Language Reclaimation and Affect MA student, Joanne Lawless |  Waterloo Aboriginal Student Centre, 187 Albert Street

2:00pm -4:00pm

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 lari5480@mylauirer.ca for a spot.

Tuesday , March 5th

10:00am -12:00pm

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

10:00am -12:00pm 

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

10:00-12:00pm

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. 

1:00pm-3:00pm 

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 lminor@wlu.ca for a spot.

6pm-8pm

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

7:00pm –9:00pm

Ryan McMahon: Evening comedic performance | 1E1

Saturday , March 9th

1:00pm-4:00pm

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

7:00pm 

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.