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S’TEṈISTOLW̱ 2017

Schedule by Day

Conference Schedule

Day 1 • August 23, 2017

Cultural Pre-Conference - Songhees Wellness Centre

9-9:15am Registration | light refreshments
9:15-9:30am Opening Words and Introductions
Break-Out Groups for Activities – Shuttles Leave
  1. Sweatlodge Ceremony – Tsawout First Nation
  2. Canoe and Land Tours – Gorge Waterway
  3. Community and Culture – Songhees Wellness Centre
9:30am-2:45pm Lunch is provided at each activity location
2:45-3pm Shuttles return to Songhees Wellness Centre
5pm Doors open for Welcome Dinner
Registration and Raffle Table
5:30pm Welcome to the Territories: Chief Ron Sam, Songhees Nation
Introductions and Acknowledgements: MC Bradley Dick
5:45pm Buffet dinner served
6:30-7:15pm Keynote: Gregory Cajete
Dessert served
7:30pm Lekwungen Dancers
8pm Closing Words and Wrap-Up

Day 2 • August 24, 2017

Conference – Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

*Opening, Keynotes, Plenary and Closing on Young Building Lawn

8:30-9am Registration | light refreshments
9-9:30am Opening Ceremony and Welcome to the Territories
Introductions and Acknowledgements: MC Alex Nelson
Camosun Indigenous Men’s Wellness Singers
9:30-10:15am Keynote: Linda Tuhiwai Smith
10am Vendors market opens in Na’tsa’maht
10:15-10:30am Break
10:30pm-11:45pm Concurrent sessions - Block 1
11:45am-12:30pm Lunch served in Na’tsa’maht
12:30-1:15pm Keynote: Minogiizhigokwe Kathleen Absolon
1:30-2:45pm Concurrent sessions - Block 2
2:45-3pm Break | light refreshments
3pm-4:15pm Concurrent sessions - Block 3
4:15pm-4:30pm Wrap-Up: MC Alex Nelson

Day 3 • August 25, 2017

Conference – Camosun College Lansdowne Campus

*Opening, Keynotes, Plenary and Closing on Young Building Lawn

8:30-9am Registration
9-9:15am Light refreshments
Opening Words: MC Alex Nelson
EyēɁ Sqâ’lewen Singers
9:15-10am Keynote: Dist. Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith
10-10:15am Break
Vendors market opens in Na’tsa’maht
10:15-11:30am Concurrent sessions - Block 4
11:30am-1pm Lunch provided by the Songhees Food Truck
1-2:15pm Concurrent sessions - Block 5
2:15-2:30pm Break | light refreshments
2:30-3:45pm Plenary Panel - S’TENISTOLW (Moving Forward)
3:45pm-4:15pm Closing Ceremony

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