Kitchen Table Theory
Feb
28
1:00 PM13:00

Kitchen Table Theory

  • Research and Innovation Centre Atrium (RIC Bldg) (map)
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This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the University of Regina Aboriginal Students Centre and Saskatchewan History & Folklore Society Inc.. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization, Museums Association of Saskatchewan and Heritage Saskatchewan

Pay to park where available (Lot 2 and at metres).

All are welcome to participate in "Kitchen Table Theory," a community based, interactive, discussion/workshop on traditional knowledge sharing. 

Sherry Farrell Racette

A Métis Canadian feminist scholar, author, and artist, Sherry is best known for her contributions to Indigenous art histories and Canadian art history and is a professor of Native Studies and Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Manitoba.
Sherry's artwork promotes Aboriginal and Aboriginal women's histories. Racette's paintings have been featured in a number of publications, including The Flower Beadwork People (1985), Stories of the Road Allowance People (1995), Flies to the Moon (1999), and Little Voice (2001). Sherry holds an master's degree in Education, from the University of Regina, and completed her PhD in Native Studies, Anthropology, and History at the University of Manitoba.
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Introduction to Powwow
Feb
27
10:00 AM10:00

Introduction to Powwow

This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the University of Regina Aboriginal Students Centre and  Kinesiology & Health Studies. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization

Anyone interested in learning more about powwow is welcome to attend.  

Parking: Guests can pay for parking in lot 2 in front of Riddell Centre, or metered parking (Parking for school buses is provided with registration) 

****** Groups of 6 or more are asked to REGISTER HERE ********

Individuals and small groups need not register.

Intro to Powwow features live dance performances and showcases the spiritual, physical and cultural benefits of powwow. Presentations provide a contextual and historical framework for powwow. Along with providing information about the development and organization of powwow, Intro to Powwow is an opportunity to learn about the significance and meaning behind the songs and dances, and describes the different elements of the specific regalia associated with
each style of dance.

This session will be lead by Charging Bear Performance.

 

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“After Glow” – Artist Talk with Michel Boutin
Feb
21
3:00 PM15:00

“After Glow” – Artist Talk with Michel Boutin

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In partnership with The GALLERY / art placement, inc. Special thanks to Sask Galleries.

Artist Talk and reception with Michel Boutin Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Exhibition on view January 27 – February 22.

Michel Boutin

Michel Boutin is an interdisciplinary artists, arts educator and cultural animateur living and working in Prince Albert Sask. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Regina in 1995. He is the Artistic Director for IPAC, The Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective of Prince Albert.
Michel is a staunch supporter of Contemporary Aboriginal art and Artist Run Culture. He has been a board member for Neutral Ground Artist Run Centre, Regina Sk. Red Shift Gallery, Saskatoon Sk. Paved Arts, Saskatoon Sk. and for ARCA, the Artist Run Centres and Collectives Conference of Canada, representing Aboriginal artist run centers nationally.
Michel has been exhibiting his work publicly since 1990. In 2004, at the Art Gallery of Regina, and in 2006 at the Kenderdine Gallery in Saskatoon, he was featured in a two person exhibition with the artist Manwoman entitled “Sophisticated Folk”, curated by David Garneau. Also in 2006, David Garneau curated Michel’s work into the exhibition “Contested Histories”, a response by indigenous artists to Saskatchewan’s Centennial. In 2011 his solo exhibition “the Great King Rabbit” was presented at AKA Gallery, Saskatoon. 2012 saw his work included in “Metissage”, an exhibition investigating the connections between Metis and Francophone culture organized by the Institute Francais, U of R and the First Nations University of Canada in conjunction with the year of the Fransaskois celebrations. His work was recently included in the exhibition CANADIAN INDIGENOUS CONTEMPORARY ART From Saskatchewan “the prairie province”, London, England curated by Adrian Stimson, presented by Creative Saskatchewan. Michel was the 2017 recipient of the Saskatchewan Arts Arward for Individual Leadership.
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Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Arts Entrepreneurs: Panel Discussion

  • Rm 119 Research and Innovation Centre (RIC Bldg) (map)
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This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the University of Regina Aboriginal Students Centre. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization & CARFAC Saskatchewan.

FREE parking Lot 16 (outside ASC office/RIC Bldg).

Our panel discussion will feature Indigenous entrepreneurs Steven Paul Judd (NTVS Colthing), Mike Dubois (Dub Photo), Michael Langan (Colonialism Skateboards) and Joely Bigeagle-Kequahtooway (Buffalo People Arts Institute & Tatanka Boutique).  

We also welcome Thomas Benjoe as our moderator for the evening.

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“The Art of Managing Your Career” with Dominga Robinson and & Lindsay Knight
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

“The Art of Managing Your Career” with Dominga Robinson and & Lindsay Knight

  • University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway Regina, SK, S4S Canada (map)
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This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the UofR Aboriginal Students Centre, Saskatchewan Arts Board & SaskCulture. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization.

****** To participate you must REGISTER HERE space is limited ******

Are you interested in exploring how to pursue the practice of making art on a professional level? This full day workshop will look at different aspects of the profession of artmaking - focussing on an Indigenous hands on approach.

 The Art of Managing Your Career is a workshop series for Indigenous artists shares information about the different aspects of an art career from an Indigenous perspective. The workshop’s participatory approach is based in the Indigenous ways of learning. The information applies to all artistic disciplines but it can be easily focused more on certain practices, depending on the group. A series of discipline enhancement booklets are used for this purpose.  Those discipline enhancement booklets include: Crafts, Dance and Choreography, Film and Television, Music and Sound Recording, New Media, Theatre, Visual Arts and Writing.

The workshop series will be led by Dominga Robinson and Lindsay Knight

This workshop offering is part of the Sakewewak Artists' Storytellers' Festival, and will conclude with an evening panel discussion with professional Indigenous artists and art entrepreneurs!

 The panel will take place from 7pm to 9pm and feature Steven Paul Judd (NTVS Colthing), Mike Dubois (Dub Photo), Michael Langan (Colonialism Skateboards) and Joely BigEagle (Buffalo People Arts & Tatanka Boutique). The panel discussion will be open to the public (no registration required). 

 
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“Stories & Film” with Amanda Strong & Steven Paul Judd
Feb
16
2:00 PM14:00

“Stories & Film” with Amanda Strong & Steven Paul Judd

This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the University of Regina Aboriginal Students Centre. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization.

*** CORRECTION *** Location is in Rm 117 in College West. Parking is not free, available in Lot 2 or meter parking.

Amanda Strong

Amanda Strong is an Indigenous (Michif) filmmaker, media artist and stop motion artist currently based in unceded Coast Salish territory, also known as Vancouver. She studied photography and illustration at Sheridan Institute and extended those mediums into creations in media arts. Amanda’s work looks into lndigenous lineage, language and unconventional methods of story-telling. Each film is a collaborative process with a multi-layered approach to aspects animation and the sonic spectrum. Her films have screened across the globe, most notably at Cannes, TIFF, VIFF, and Ottawa International Animation Festival. 

Steven Paul Judd

Steven Paul Judd is a Native American (Kiowa-Choctaw) artist. He creates art that makes you laugh, makes you think and makes you feel pride. All of his t-shirt designs are very limited and usually sell out in less than 24 hours. If you want to get your hands on one of the limited tees, stickers and/or prints, join our release date list below to be notified when a preorder drops. "DIG IT IF YOU CAN" - Video by Kyle Bell. 
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“Art for Lunch” with Amanda Strong
Feb
16
12:00 PM12:00

“Art for Lunch” with Amanda Strong

This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the University of Regina MAP Dept.

Bring a lunch and view an Artist Talk with Amanda Strong.

Amanda Strong

Amanda Strong is an Indigenous (Michif) filmmaker, media artist and stop motion artist currently based in unceded Coast Salish territory, also known as Vancouver. She studied photography and illustration at Sheridan Institute and extended those mediums into creations in media arts. Amanda’s work looks into lndigenous lineage, language and unconventional methods of story-telling. Each film is a collaborative process with a multi-layered approach to aspects animation and the sonic spectrum. Her films have screened across the globe, most notably at Cannes, TIFF, VIFF, and Ottawa International Animation Festival. 
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“Grant Writing Workshop” with Dominga Robinson
Feb
10
9:00 AM09:00

“Grant Writing Workshop” with Dominga Robinson

  • University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway Regina, SK, S4S Canada (map)
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This is a FREE event presented in partnership with the UofR Aboriginal Students Centre & SaskCulture. Special thanks to the University of Regina Office of Inidigenization.

****** To participate you must REGISTER HERE ******

This workshop emphasizes first-hand practical experience aimed to teach skills, tips and tricks to help individuals and organizations successfully apply for grants. With grants becoming more competitive and difficult to attain, we want you to gain knowledge on the best ways to get funding.

Learn:
- How to develop a strong project
- Key elements of proposal and budget development
- How grants are reviewed and awarded
- Top 10 reasons propsals are rejected
- Dos and Don’ts
- How to find the right funding program
- SaskCulture programs and funding opportunities

Who should attend?
Volunteers, professionals and individuals looking to gain new skills in grant administration. Please bring along your grant applications.

About the Facilitator

Dominga Robinson has been working with community programming for 15 years. Her previous experience includes Cultural & Ceremonies Manager for the 2014 North American Indigenous Games, Indigenous Program Coordinator with Saskatchewan Writers Guild and most recently, Outreach Consultant with SaskCulture.
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mâmawi-âcimowak: They Tell Stories Together
Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

mâmawi-âcimowak: They Tell Stories Together

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In Partnership with the Regina Performing Arts Centre. Special thanks to Sask Galleries.

mâmawi-âcimowak: They Tell Stories Together

Sâkêwêwak Members Visual Arts Exhibition, January 22 – February 28

Reception: Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Kaiden Lerat  ~  Sarah Timewell  ~  Evelyn Katz  ~  Stacey Fayant  ~  Melanie Rose  ~  Larissa Kitchemonia  ~  Audie Murray  ~  Audrey Dreaver  ~  Adam Martin

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Storytelling at Central Library
Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Storytelling at Central Library

In Partnership with Dunlop Art Gallery

Join Métis artist Leah Dorion for tipi teachings in this public storytelling event.

Leah Dorion 

Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Metis artist raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. A teacher, painter, filmmaker and published writer, Leah views her Metis heritage as providing her with a unique bridge for knowledge between all people. Leah holds a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts degree. She has numerous creative projects to her credit, including academic papers for the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, books for children, gallery showings of her art works, and numerous video documentaries that showcase Metis culture and history. Leah’s paintings honour the spiritual strength of Aboriginal women and the sacred feminine. Leah believes that women play a key role in passing on vital knowledge for all of humanity which is deeply reflected in her artistic practice. She believes women are the first teachers to the next generation.

 

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Workshop: “Make Your Own Story Bag”
Feb
4
1:00 PM13:00

Workshop: “Make Your Own Story Bag”

  • RPL Albert Branch, mâmawéyatitân centre (map)
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In Partnership with Dunlop Art Gallery

Workshop: “Make Your Own Story Bag”

Métis artist Leah Dorion will show you how to make a fabric story bag to fill with found objects. Story bags are a fun way to prompt storytelling and to bring people together. Great for families.

*** Please register, Wendy Peart: 1.306.777.6044 ***

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Leah Dorion 

Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Metis artist raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. A teacher, painter, filmmaker and published writer, Leah views her Metis heritage as providing her with a unique bridge for knowledge between all people. Leah holds a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts degree. She has numerous creative projects to her credit, including academic papers for the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, books for children, gallery showings of her art works, and numerous video documentaries that showcase Metis culture and history. Leah’s paintings honour the spiritual strength of Aboriginal women and the sacred feminine. Leah believes that women play a key role in passing on vital knowledge for all of humanity which is deeply reflected in her artistic practice. She believes women are the first teachers to the next generation.

In Partnership with Dunlop Art Gallery

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Workshop: “Colour Teachings and Meditations Journal”
Feb
3
2:00 PM14:00

Workshop: “Colour Teachings and Meditations Journal”

In Partnership with Dunlop Art Gallery

Join Métis artist Leah Dorion to explore teachings about colour symbolism, engage in some creative writing activities, and begin to make your own meditations journal. All materials supplied. 

*** Please register, Wendy Peart: 1.306.777.6044 ***

Click here for more information.

Leah Dorion 

Leah Marie Dorion is an interdisciplinary Metis artist raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. A teacher, painter, filmmaker and published writer, Leah views her Metis heritage as providing her with a unique bridge for knowledge between all people. Leah holds a Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Arts degree. She has numerous creative projects to her credit, including academic papers for the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples, books for children, gallery showings of her art works, and numerous video documentaries that showcase Metis culture and history. Leah’s paintings honour the spiritual strength of Aboriginal women and the sacred feminine. Leah believes that women play a key role in passing on vital knowledge for all of humanity which is deeply reflected in her artistic practice. She believes women are the first teachers to the next generation.

 

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See Monsters, Dj Shub
Feb
2
8:00 PM20:00

See Monsters, Dj Shub

This is a FREE event presented in partnership with SaskCulture. Special Thanks to SaskMusic

See Monsters

8pm

The See Monsters are an audio-visual duo comprising of DJ/Producer Dean Hunt and Live-Visuals/VJ artist Bracken Hanuse Corlett. They have been performing together across Turtle Island since 2011, as the See Monsters and previously as part of Skookum Sound System. Dean has been DJing and producing music for 15+ years and practices full-time as a contemporary artist working within the Heiltsuk traditions of painting and carving. Bracken hails from the Wuikinuxv and Klahoose Nations and also works in a variety of media including digital design, painting and sculpture. The See Monsters are an Audio-Visual Peace Treaty, cousins from different Nations, aligned to transform spaces into sacred places to dance, to witness, to howl and bounce.

Dj Shub

9pm 

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DJ Shub, formerly of A Tribe Called Red (but not a founding member), is a title earning DJ, award winning music producer, and devoted family man from Six Nations of the Grand River. His PowWowStep EP picked up an Indigenous Music Award for Best Instrumental Album in May of 2017; the Canadian Organization of Campus Activities (COCA) named him DJ of the Year in June of 2017; and, his music video for “Indomitable ft. Northern Cree Singers” picked up a 2017 Native American Music Award for Best Music Video along with a nomination for Best EDM/Dance Video at the 2017 Much Music Video Awards.
 

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Round Dance & Beats
Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Round Dance & Beats

This is a FREE event presented in partnership with SaskCulture. Special Thanks to SaskMusic      

Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie

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 Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie is a Pow-Wow singer/song maker and Men's Traditional Dancer.  He has grown up on the Pow-Wow Trail learning songs and drum teachings and has been dancing Mens Traditional Style for 30 years.  He is Originally from Neyaashiinigaming (Cape Croker) but currently residing in Sudbury, Ontario.  He works at Shkagamik Kwe Health Centre in Sudbury giving drum teachings to the youth about proper drum etiquette and pow wow songs.

Bryden was nominated for a Juno, Indigenous Album Of The Year 2017, on his solo debut album entitled Round Dance & Beats.  Which fuses Traditional pow wow songs with modern hip hop production He has also been nominated for Best Hand Drum Album and Best New Artist at the Indigenous Music Awards in Winnipeg May 19, 2017.

 

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