Tag: Indigenous

February 2023

University Closed — Louis Riel Day

Monday, February 20th
Brandon University

Brandon University will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 to observe Louis Riel Day. No classes are scheduled for Louis Riel Day. Louis Riel was the driving force behind Manitoba joining Confederation and becoming Canada’s fifth province. As the Métis leader of the Red River Resistance of 1869-70, he was instrumental in drafting the List […]

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January 2023

Ribbon Skirt Day

Wednesday, January 4th
Brandon University
Series of blue, white and gold ribbons

Ribbon Skirt Day is an opportunity for everyone to wear clothing that reflects and represents your culture and heritage. Everyone, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, should feel invited to participate. This is a chance not only to show off your own traditions and ancestry, but to learn from those around us the true diversity that fills the […]

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October 2022

Bannock and Tea

Saturday, October 15th, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kavanagh Courtyard

Please join the Indigenous Alumni Chapter in celebrating Indigenous life on campus in the newly built Ceremonial Fire Pit located between Clark Hall and the Knowles-Douglas Centre. We will be serving bannock and tea, and creating a welcoming atmosphere to mingle and share your experiences. The Indigenous Alumni Chapter is the newest addition to the […]

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September 2022

Guest Speaker: Tony Stevenson

Monday, September 26th, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library
Free
A man wearing a hat smiles while outside

Residential school survivor Tony Stevenson will speak at Brandon University as part of Truth and Reconciliation Week. Tony Stevenson Organized by the Indigenous Peoples’ Centre (IPC), Stevenson’s talk will be held on Monday, Sept. 26, from 9 — 11:30 a.m., in the Gathering Space of the John E. Robbins Library, as well as on Zoom. […]

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July 2022

Ceremonial Fire Pit Opening

Tuesday, July 5th, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kavanagh Courtyard

The campus community is invited to gather in the Kavanagh Courtyard to celebrate and acknowledge the official opening of the “Turtle Ceremonial Fire Pit.” Tuesday, July 5 10 a.m. — 11 a.m. Please RSVP:  IPC@BrandonU.ca Agenda: Welcome Opening Prayer and Smudge: Susie McPherson Derendy Drum Song Tobacco Offering Closing Prayer: Barb Blind Snacks are refreshments […]

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March 2022

Artist Talk — Katherine Boyer

Thursday, March 17th, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free

Katherine Boyer is a multidisciplinary artist, whose work is focused on methods bound to textile arts and the handmade - primarily woodworking and beadwork.

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October 2021

Raconter toutes les histoires: Denis Combet and Georges Sioui

Thursday, October 28th, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brandon University

The Association of French Manitoban Authors and  The Truth and Reconciliation Committee of the University of Saint-Boniface present: «Raconter toutes les histoires» «Telling all Sides of History» Following the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and in order to further greater understanding, The Association of French Manitoba Authors (AAMF), in collaboration with The Truth […]

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Artist Talk: Pj Anderson

Friday, October 15th, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
Free
Claw-shaped art piece

Pj Anderson is an emerging ceramic artist from Thompson, Manitoba. Her practice explores the relationship between craft, identity and culture, specifically her kinship with Indigenous and African traditional crafts.

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August 2021

Movie Under the Stars: Kissed by Lightning

Saturday, August 14th, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Parking Lot 7
A group of four people in traditional Indigenous clothing

The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba and Brandon University present Kissed by Lightning.

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Movie Under the Stars: The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw

Friday, August 13th, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Parking Lot 7

The Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba and BU will present The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw.

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