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7th Annual New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts
Reaching Back + Reaching Out
Carleton University, March 1, 2008

P r o g r a m

8:30 - 9:15

9:15 - 9:30
Welcome, Allan J. Ryan
New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture

Opening prayer, Elder Jim Albert

Welcoming remarks, John Osborne,
Dean of Arts and Social Sciences, Carleton University

9:30 - 10:20
Tracey Deer,
documentary filmmaker

10:25 - 11:15
Elaine Keillor, ethnomusicologist and pianist,
Clealls (John Medicine Horse Kelly),
heritage language conservationist,
and special guest singer Beverly Souliere

11:15 - 11:30
Nutrition Break

11:30 - 12:20
Taqralik Partridge,
lyric-poet performance artist

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Buffet luncheon of Native cuisine, Fenn Lounge,
Residence Commons

Bannock bread with whipped maple butter
Grilled root vegetable salad
White and wild rice salad with clams
Roasted sweet and Yukon potatoes
Acorn and butternut squash
Venison and buffalo ragout
Pan seared Arctic char with creamy lobster bisque
Pumpkin and blueberry pie with vanilla pod whipped cream

1:30 - 1:50
in an excerpt from the dance production, Kaha:wi, Fenn Lounge

2:10 - 3:05
Michael Greyeyes,

3:10 - 4:05
Santee Smith,

4:10 - 4:30
Concluding remarks, gift basket draw
Closing prayer

A presentation of the New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture
with the support of the Dean of Arts and Social Sciences and the New Sun Fund
administered by the Community Foundation of Ottawa .