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February 2018

“Mino Bimaadiziwinv, Reconciliation in Action” research celebration

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

"Mino Bimaadiziwinv, Reconciliation in Action" Brandon University invites interested members of the community to a night of celebration for a research project on sustainable post-secondary education for Indigenous communities in remote locations. The project, "Mino Bimaadiziwin: Reconciliation in Action," brings together researchers from BU and the University of Manitoba and was recently awarded a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant in the amount of $2.5 million. This research project closely follows the call to action of…

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March 2018

Pipe Ceremony

Monday, March 19th, 2018 @ 9:00 am
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Pipe ceremony in the He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room). Part of Indigenous Awareness Week. For more information, please contact: Tina Cook-Martin, Indigenous Student Success Officer at CookmartinT@BrandonU.ca Chris Lagimodiere, Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Centre at LagimodiereC@BrandonU.ca

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Kairos Blanket Exercise Workshop

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Kairos Blanket Exercise Workshop in the He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room). Part of Indigenous Awareness Week. For more information, please contact: Tina Cook-Martin, Indigenous Student Success Officer at CookmartinT@BrandonU.ca Chris Lagimodiere, Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Centre at LagimodiereC@BrandonU.ca

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October 2018

The Blanket Exercise (KAIROS)

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this experiential workshop, participants will develop their awareness and understanding of the nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada as they take part in The Blanket Exercise, a teaching tool developed by KAIROS.  As members of our campus community, we all play an important role in deepening understanding and bringing about positive change.  This begins…

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Philosophy Reunion & Celebration of Dr. May Yoh

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Join us for this two-part event where we will reunite and celebrate the history of the Philosophy Department and its graduates over the last 50 years. Philosophy alumni at the reunion will also be celebrating the career of Dr. May Yoh, the department’s longest-serving faculty member and one of Brandon University's special educators.

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November 2018

The Blanket Exercise (KAIROS)

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this experiential workshop, participants will develop their awareness and understanding of the nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada as they take part in The Blanket Exercise, a teaching tool developed by KAIROS.  As members of our campus community, we all play an important role in deepening understanding and bringing about positive change.  This begins…

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February 2019

Pipe Ceremony – Indigenous Awareness Week 2019

Monday, February 11th, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
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Local launch of Indigenous economic impact report

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Media are invited to attend the local launch of the Indigenous Contributions to the Manitoba Economy report, produced by the Rural Development Institute at Brandon University in partnership with the Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO). Please note: Members of the BU community or others who would like to attend should contact Aimee Coueslan, Engagement Liaison at the Rural Development Institute: CoueslanA@BrandonU.CA This launch will celebrate the contributions of Indigenous people to the Brandon region as well…

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March 2019

Author Visit: Cid V. Brunet

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
Free
Event poster features the words Statues of Lions in Red, with The Creative Memoir of a Stripper written below in black. The background is gold coloured with a faint line drawing of a lion

Statues of Lions is the creative memoir of a stripper, sharing Brunet’s eight years of experience in the industry. The content focuses on her relationship to her work, which at times has been exploitative, and at other times, exciting and nourishing.

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October 2019

Indigenous Pipe Ceremony

Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
Free

The recently formed BU Indigenous Alumni Reunion Committee has partnered with the BU Alumni Association and the BU Indigenous Peoples' Centre to celebrate Homecoming. Join us at a Pipe Ceremony to share cultural awareness and understanding. Register here

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February 2020

KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 @ 3:40 pm - 5:30 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141
Free

The KAIROS Blanket Exercise (KBE) is a 90-minute experiential activity that aims to foster understanding of the shared history and nation to nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.  The exercise is followed up with the opportunity for reflection and sharing of thoughts in the form of a sharing circle, led by an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper. Accessibility Considerations? If you have any accessibility needs or questions, please contact Erica Brown at browne@brandonu.ca or (204) 727-7494 in advance of…

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Learn about Team #ironeagle4mmip Ironman Triathlons Across Canada for Missing & Murdered Indigenous People

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Learn about the preparation it takes to train for an Ironman Triathlon and the reasons why this team has come together to raise awareness of Missing & Murdered Indigenous People in Canada. Grace Masse is a full-time Brandon University graduate student from Barren Lands First Nation, a northern Manitoba community. Grace is a single mother of six who also teaches the Cree language in local schools. While balancing all of these responsibilities, Grace is training to complete an Ironman Triathlon.…

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Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 @ 12:40 pm - 1:40 pm
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One event on Wednesday, February 12th, 2020 at 12:40 pm

He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Learn about the preparation it takes to train for an Ironman Triathlon and the reasons why this team has come together to raise awareness of Missing & Murdered Indigenous People in Canada. Grace Masse is a full-time Brandon University graduate student from Barren Lands First Nation, a northern Manitoba community. Grace is a single mother of six who also teaches the Cree language in local schools. While balancing all of these responsibilities, Grace is training to complete an Ironman Triathlon.…

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Indigenous Medicine Teachings with Spiritual Leader Frank Tacan

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
He Oyate Tawapi (Ceremony Room), Health Studies Complex, Room 141

Learn about traditional Indigenous Medicines from Spiritual Leader Frank Tacan. Participants should bring a blanket or mat, something comfortable to sit on.

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