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Aboriginal Community Events

Windspeaker and AMMSA maintain an extensive list of community events scheduled throughout Indian Country. 

While the events are Aboriginal (First Nation, non-status, Métis and Inuit) and Native American they are open to people of all cultures. 

All events listed are confirmed.

Please contact us to have your event listed here.
Email: market@ammsa.com


Check out our collection of powwow photo galleries: http://www.ammsa.com/publications/windspeaker/photos-powwow-trail 


January 27 to February 6, 2016

RUBABOO Festival

RUBABOO is a Métis-Michif word (mixture of French and Indigenous), for a stew made on the trap line of whatever was left in the food stores.
The 7th annual Rubaboo opens with HUFF, by Indigenous award-winning playwright Cliff Cardinal - one of the most exciting new voices in Canadian theatre. HUFF runs Jan 27 to 30 at 7:30pm
Stanley Milner Library Theatre,
100 Street and 102 Avenue, Edmonton

Other Festival Highlights Include:
FIRE SONG by Adam Garnet Jones - one of the first films by an Aboriginal director about two-spirited people
REDx Talks - Canada’s first international Indigenous speaker series
Festival Fusion - experience multi-disciplinary art being created live at La Cité Francophone
91 Street, Edmonton

For More Info: www.albertaaboriginalarts.com

 


February 13, 2016

Wikwemikong Tourism is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Ice Fishing Derby to be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 8 am to 12 noon at Bayside Resort on Manitowaning Bay. This year’s derby social and prize table will be held at the Wasse-Abin High-School with a rainbow trout lunch provided by Buzwah Fisheries. - See more at: http://anishinabeknews.ca/2016/01/19/reel-in-up-to-30000-in-prizes-at-the-wikwemikong-ice-fishing-derby/#sthash.h6b7qMRq.L47ZoMLe.dpuf

Wikwemikong 8th Annual Ice Fishing Derby
8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Bayside Resort on Manitowaning Bay
Tickets may be purchased at www.wikwemikong.ca

Wikwemikong Tourism is pleased to announce the 8th Annual Ice Fishing Derby to be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 8 am to 12 noon at Bayside Resort on Manitowaning Bay. This year’s derby social and prize table will be held at the Wasse-Abin High-School with a rainbow trout lunch provided by Buzwah Fisheries. - See more at: http://anishinabeknews.ca/2016/01/19/reel-in-up-to-30000-in-prizes-at-the-wikwemikong-ice-fishing-derby/#sthash.h6b7qMRq.L47ZoMLe.dpuf

(705) 859-3477

 


March 11 - 13, 2016

28th Annual LUNSA Powwow

Lakehead University Field House, 955 Oliver Road

Thunderbay, ON

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED are needed for the Powwow being held on Friday, March 11 to Sunday, March 13. Volunteers would have the option of volunteering on either the Saturday/Sunday or both days. A volunteer meeting will be held on Friday, March 11, at 6:30 PM at the CJ Sanders Fieldhouse.
HIGH SCHOOL students needing volunteer hours are being asked to bring their volunteer forms to the Powwow. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact:
Clyde Brandon Moonias at: cmoonia1@lakeheadu.ca
or ACSS at 807-343-8085.
 
WILD FOOD REQUEST - LUNSA is also seeking donations of traditional food for the powwow feast. Any wild food donations, such as moose, deer, caribou, fish, rabbit, etc. would be greatly appreciated.

Please contact Sheila Pelletier-Demerah at: acss@lakeheadu.ca
or ACSS at (807) 343-8085 if you are able to make a donation.

 


March 20 – 22, 2016

21st National Congress on Rural Education in Canada

TCU Place
Saskatoon, SK

Over 50 breakout sessions relevant to rural and remote school

Registration form available at:
www.usask.ca/education/ruraled

For more info.: selu.info@usask.ca