Registration, coffee and conversation
Welcome: Dr. Allan J. Ryan
New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture
Welcome, John Medicine Horse Kelly,
Director, Carleton University Centre for Aboriginal Education, Research and Culture
Drew Hayden Taylor
Award-winning Ojibway author, playwright and director of
and Puppy Stew,
an NFB production on the healing power of humour.
Executive Director and Academic Dean, White Mountain
Academy of the Arts, Elliot Lake
Chief, Serpent River First Nation, and Chair, North Shore Tribal Council;
collaborators in the formation of the White Mountain Academy,
a unique cross-cultural art school.
Luncheon of Native Cuisine in the Carleton University Art Gallery foyer
braised rabbit with cranberries and juniper berries
wild rice mix
roasted root vegetables
vegetarian: rice stuffed squash
upside-down maple pudding
Luncheon music by Ian Phillips (Rohahes), Mohawk elder and flutist,
and Paula du Hamel, Peigan drummer and dancer
Ojibway comedian featured on CBC TV’s Comics and in the
NFB video, Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew.
Onondaga photographer and curator of Where are the Children?,
an exhibition of residential
for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation.
Inuit film director/host/co-producer of Before I Was Born,
a video on FAS/E
(Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effect)
produced for Pauktuutit Inuit Women’s Association.
Project co-ordinator of Before I Was Born video and educational media kit.
Pannel discussion with all presenters and participants
on issues discussed during the day