General Events & Information:

Upcoming Sessions:

Mitacs JPSP Summer Program

in Japan

Application Deadline: Nov, 27, 2019

Nursing graduate program information session

Nov, 6. 2019

Gallery Hall TFDL

AIM-HI (Alberta Indigenous Mentorship Innovation Network

NAISA Indigenous

Health Pre-Conference:

May 5-6th 2020

NAISA Conference

May 7-9th 2020

Deadline for proposals: Nov, 1, 2019

call for papers

Upcoming Conferences:




Nov 2-6th 2020

Land Acknowledgement Workshop

Land acknowledgements are becoming more and more common both on and off university campuses, but a growing number of commentators are questioning the practice’s sincerity and impact. This workshop will offer participants insights on how to adopt meaningful land acknowledgement practices and offer the opportunity to reflect on how they could apply these at their own institutions.

Sheila Cote-Meek, PhD, Associate Vice-President, Academic and Indigenous Programs, Laurentian University
Daniel Heath Justice, PhD, FRSC, Acting Director of the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, The University of British Columbia
Dr. Vanessa Watts, Director, Indigenous Studies & Assistant Professor, Sociology, McMaster University

thunder Bay's 3rd Annual

Indigenous Knowledge Conference

Join us for Thunder Bay's 3rd Indigenous Knowledge Conference in Thunder Bay with a focus on Mentoring Leadership with Keynote Speaker, Jean Paul (JP) Gladue.
This innovative and exciting one event will bring together leaders in youth, corporate, health, education, economics, government, and other sectors, together for a day with a focus on Indigenous Knowledge.
Expect conversation on relationships and building them, best practices, business start ups, as well as shared stories, and Lived Experiences in building leadership, entrepreneurship, education & mentoring.
Bridging together Indigenous Knowledge and leadership is important for thinking about the future for generations, as well the impact your organization or company may have currently.

Indigenous Knowledge Conference

Thursday Nov. 21

8:30-4:00 pm

Airline Hotel & Conference Centre

698 Arthur Street West
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5R8


Jean Paul Gladue

NSERC Funding Workshop

University of Calgary

Sept. 10 10:00-12:00

Gallery Hall TFDL


Indigenizing public health symposium

Indigenous food security & Sovereignty

Hosted by Wakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

October 17, 2019

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto


-Dr. Margo Greenwood

-Dr. Suzanne Stewart

-Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle

-Mr. Clayton Shirt

-Dr. Sandra Juutilainen

The Two Taan Healing Lodge Society & RESOLVE Alberta present:

"Calls to Action, Truth, and Reconciliation"

When: November 15th- Alberta Children's Hospital
Abstracts Due: September 20th, 2019

September 26-27

Gathering for post-secondary learners, administrators, educators.

Accommodation subsidies available.

Post-secondary learners, administrators and educators are invited to share Indigenous culture and understanding.
This program will combine lectures, activities, case studies and round table discussions to contextualize the learners' academic studies, foster a supportive environment of peers and educators, and provide tools to help ensure the success of their individual academic programs. Program themes include: a dialogue on reconciliation, cultural competencies, and wellness from an Indigenous perspective. Educators and post-secondary institutions will also highlight programs 
available through on campus Indigenous centres.

This program is open to all Indigenous learners, full-time and part-time in post-secondary undergraduate (bachelor) or graduate degree programs. This includes the fields of arts, sciences, business, law, education and social work. The program is also open to business educators, administrators, and post-secondary coordinators from Indigenous organizations.

Accommodation subsidies are available for eligible students.
This program is offered by AFOA Alberta and the CPA Education Foundation.

Event with UCalgary Community:

Group for Research with Indigenous Peoples (GRIP) &

The Population Health and Prevention Research Interest Group (PH&P)

with the O'Brian Institute for Public Health will host a "lunch and learn"

to share findings from two completed projects that were funded in the 2018 CIHR competition: Operating Grant: Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis. Alongside researchers, clinicians, and community-based and Indigenous partner organizations, attendees will catalyze a broad and diverse ‘public health conversation’ that will use evidence to shift the narrative to evidence-based responses to the opioid crisis in Alberta.

Monday May 27th

12:00- 4:00 (lunch provided)

UofC- Downtown Campus

906 8th Ave. SW



Alberta Métis Fest

March 23

Telus Convention Centre



Michif Language Lessons

Beading & Bannock


Open Mic

Come join us at our screeening of "Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners". Pronounced Nih-gahn-ee-BAHT-oh-wadt: Frunt-Ruhn-erz, this film is a memory play narrated by the main character, Thomas, an Aboriginal residential school survivor now in his 50s. He has been invited by the organizers of the 1999 Pan Am Games to finish a run with the Games’ torch that abruptly ended 400 metres too early in 1967. The invitation revives memories and finally, after a painful confrontation, he realizes that finishing the run is the first step on the path of healing. This 46-minute DVD, a filmed, shortened version of the play, is based on true stories told to playwright and filmmaker Laura Robinson by the 1967 Pan Am Games torchrunners. Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners premiered on APTN in November 2007 and screened at the 2007 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival.


We are honoured to have runner Bill Chippeway as well as playright/filmmaker Laura Robinson to speak about their roles in the film and wider experiences following the screening.

The Campus Mental Health Strategy presents...

"Stories to Hear: Exploring Identity and Mental Health"
Join us for reflections on mental health and identity from two inspiring Canadian artists, Ian Campeau and Vivek Shraya, and an update on the Campus Mental Health Strategy. 

March 5th, 2019 | MacEwan Hall A & B

11:00 a.m - Wellness Fair begins
11:30 a.m - Event begins

February 11th,

2:00-4:00 pm

Earth Sciences 702

Indigenous Intergenerational Mentorship Session with Mr. Paul Chartrand

Art by Kalum Take Dan creates a brave space for Indigenous nursing students

2018 Te Puāwaitanga Award

awarded to Linda Tuhiwai Smith

Linda Tuhiwai Smith wins the inaugural Te Puāwaitanga Award from Royal Society Te Apārangi for her ground breaking research in Indigenous methodologies and kaupapa Māori which has contributed to the advancement of Māori research, education and society.

“Our ability to know. To know well. To know deeply. And to know in ways that advance our future.”

Its almost Métis Week!!

Here are some events happening here in Region 3.

Join us on Tuesday, November 20th

@ 12:30 - 1:45 pm

at the Red Lodge at the Native Centre - University of Calgary

to learn more about Metis identity, perspectives, and experiences. 

Metis Elder Marie Schoenthal will be here to share the importance of practicing Metis lifeways and share personal experiences. Calgary Metis Local 87 President Vicki Bouvier will also be here to share information.

University of Calgary, Ii'taa'poh'to'p

Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series: 

Suzanne L. Stewart

December 13, 2018

Rise Up: Graduate Student Conference- call for papers

University of Manitoba. March 15-16 2019. For more info, click here.

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