Imagining Canada’s Future: A First Nations, Métis & Inuit Research Showcase (Regina)

Submitted by RogerPetry on Fri, 2014-03-21 17:04

Dear RCE Saskatchewan Colleagues,

Please see below this important announcement regarding a research showcase occurring at First Nations University of Canada starting this Monday and running throughout the week in Regina. You will see that many of the topics being discussed have important sustainability dimensions. Please make every effort to attend.

Best wishes,

Roger Petry, Co-coordinator
RCE Saskatchewan

Imagining Canada’s Future: A First Nations, Métis & Inuit Research Showcase
Regina, SK
March  24 - 28, 2014

Monday, March 24

Pipe Ceremony
9:00 am
First Nations University of Canada

FNMI Research Showcase Opening
Master of Ceremonies:  Dr Shauneen Pete
Welcoming address - Dr Lynn Wells VP Academics, First Nations
10:00am - 10:30am
Free parking in Lot 19
First Nations University of Canada

Session 1
Judy Anderson, Lionel Peyachew, Katherine Boyer & Barbara Meneley
Indian Fine Arts: Four Concepts, One Department?
10:30am - 11:30am
Common Area - First Nations University of Canada

Session 2
Cassandra Opikokew
Updates on the IPHRC
12:00am - 1:00pm
TPC (ED 228) - Education Building

Session 3
Dr. Fidji Gendron & Dr. Dawn Marsden
Exploring and Revitalizing Indigenous Food and Medicines in
1:00pm - 2:00pm
CB112 - College Avenue Campus

Session 4
David Garneau
Painting Métis
3:00pm - 4:00pm
CW117 - College West

Tuesday, March 25
Session 5
David Garneau
Contemporary Métis Art
10:00am 11:00am
CW113 - College West

Session 6
Dr. Cindy Hanson, Elder Sylvia Popowich and Judy Hughes  
Women, Healing and the Indian Residential School Claims Process
12:00pm - 1:00pm
CW113 - College West

Session 7
Kathy Lloyd
A-Track Surveillance System Pilot Project (HIV/AIDS)
2:00pm - 3:00pm
ED338 - Education Building

Session 8
David Garneau
Extra-Relational Aesthetic Action and Cultural Decolonization
3:00pm - 4:00pm
CW 113 - College West

Session 9
Dr. Pandey, Dustin Brass, Gabriel Yayahkeekoot, David Benjoe, Dr. Linda
Goulet, Dr. Warren Linds, Dr. Jo-ann Episkenew
Researching Arts-Based Wellness Promotion for Suicide Prevention among
Aboriginal Youth.  
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Artesian Performance Venue - 2627 13th Ave

Evening Entertainment
FNMI Showcase Social
Featuring Artist: Brad Basic
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Artesian Performance Venue - 2627 13th Ave

Wednesday, March 26

Session 10
Robert Henry
Brighter Days Ahead
10:30am - 11:30am
CW113 - College West

Session 11
Dr Bob Kayseas
Innovations and Challenges to First Nations Community Businesses
12:00am 1:00pm
CW113 -College West

Session 12
Dr. Dawn Marsden
Indigenous Knowledge Applications for Space Development and Earth
System Governance
1:00pm - 2:00pm  
ED623 - Education Building

Session 13
Dr. Tara Turner
Seeking Métis Identity - My Métis Family Story
3:00pm - 4:00pm
ED619 - Education Building

Session 14
David Garneau
Imaginary Spaces of Conciliation and Reconciliation: Art, Curation and
3pm - 4pm
CK185 - Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport

Session 15
STR8UP: An Anti-Gang Movement
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Indian & Métis Christian Fellowship - 3131 Dewdney Avenue

Thursday, March 27

Session 16
Dr. Carmen Robertson
(Re)Covering Norval Morrisseau: Press and Paintings
10:00am - 11:00am
Education Auditorium

Session 17
Dr. Ed Doolittle
Word Puzzles Initiatives
11:00am -12:00am
CW113 - College West

Session 18
Dr. Arzu Sardarli
Education on Family Income in First Nations Communities: North, Central
and East Saskatchewan
12:30pm - 1:30pm
CW113 - College West

Session 19
Dr. Blair Stonechild
Indigenous Spirituality and the Importance of it Being Foundational to
2:00 - 3:00  
CW113 - College West

Session 20
Nellie Iron Quill, Betty  McKenna, Willie Ermine, Noel Starblanket
Elders Panel
3:00pm - 4:00pm
RM 2002 - First Nations University of Canada

Session 21
Dr. Andy Miller
Traditional knowledge and Community-Based Mineral Resource Stewardship

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Royal Saskatchewan Museum- 2445 Albert St

Friday, March 28

Session 22
Dr. Archibald-Barber & Joanne Goodpipe
The Role of Tradition and Community in First Nations Gaming
10:30am - 11:30am
CW117 - College West

Session 23
Jeannine St. Jacques
Variability and Trends in Western Canadian Rivers.
11:00am - 12:00am
ED558 - Education Building

Session 24
Dr. Arok Wolvengrey & Dr. Olga Lovick
Languages of Saskatchewan and Their Relatives: Cree and Dene Research.
1:00pm - 2:00pm
CW117 - College West

Session 25
Dr. Jesse Archibald-Barber
Unsettling Truths of Reconciliation: Holocaust Imagery in Leonard
Cohen’s Beautiful Losers.  
2:00pm - 3:00pm  
Common Area - First Nations University of Canada

Session 26
Dr. JoLee Sasakamoose & Amanda Scandrett
Self-Care for People in Helping Professions
2 hour session (limited to 10 people; cost per person is $20.00)
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Paper Crane Community Arts Centre - 1651 11th Avenue, second floor
above Artful Dodger
**Please pre-register for this session by email to: or