10TH ANNUAL ABORIGINAL AWARENESS DAYS & POW WOW – MARCH 1 – 3, 2012


Student Conference, Dancers, Drums, Native Arts & Crafts Vendors
All Events Are Open to the Public and Free – Everyone Welcome!

For more info visit:
http://aboriginal.info.yorku.ca/events-activities/

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 1 – Student Led Symposium

1st Annual Student Led Indigenous Conference 
“Knowledge In Sharing Stories” : #8thFireYorku

(all events except for the Opening Ceremony will take place in Calumet College, Room 214) 

10 am – Opening Ceremonies with the White Pine Dancers (Calumet 100)
11:30 am – Education & Knowledge Transmission
1:10 pm – Lunch
2:10 pm – Aboriginal Feminism(s)
4 pm – Feature:  Artwork of Antoine Mountain
4:30 pm  – Closing Gathering & Social

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 – Student Led Symposium

10 am – Opening Ceremonies with Eagle Women Singerz
11 am – Literature & Feminism
12 pm  – Lunch
1 pm – Breaking Barriers: Urban Aboriginal Perspectives
4 pm – Feature: Artwork of Erin Konsmo
4:30 pm – Closing Gathering & Social

SATURDAY, MARCH 3 – Pow Wow

Location: Vari Hall Rotunda

12 pm – Grand Entry
4:30 pm – Feast (Underground Restaurant)
6 pm – Evening Grand Entry
* Drums by invitation only

Native Arts & Crafts vendors
Location: Vari Hall and Link

Presented and Supported By: Aboriginal Students At York, Centre for Aboriginal Student Services, First Peoples @ Seneca, Centre for Human Rights, and Calumet College

Contact the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services for more information at 416-736-5571 or via email at cassyork@yorku.ca

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Narrated Histories Event


The Accessibility Community Equity committee presents

NARRATED HISTORIES

Tuesday February 14th, 2012. HNES rm 140

In honor of the collective memory essential to the celebration of Black History Month we will invite students, faculty, alumni and community members from all backgrounds (racial and otherwise) to read/present/recite/perform/showcase a piece they’ve created around their own history and situated experiences of oppression, discrimination, identity, experience etc. and the ways these elements of self have contributed to their work, world view and future.

For more information, please contact Jennisha Wilson (jennishawilson@gmail.com)