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8th Annual New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts:
 Inspiring Resilience
Carleton University, February 28, 2009
 
P r o g r a m
 

8:30 - 9:15
Registration
Coffee/juice/muffins

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

Opening prayer, Elder Jim Albert

Welcoming remarks, Roseann O'Reilly Runte,
President, Carleton University

9:30 - 10:20
Don Kelly,
writer/humorist, host of APTN's Fish Out of Water

10:25 - 11:15
Steven Loft,

Curator in Residence, Indigenous Art, National Gallery of Canada

11:15 - 11:30
Nutrition Break

11:30 - 12:20
Shaneen Robinson,
writer/broadcaster, winner, Canadian Aboriginal Writing Challenge

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

Menu:
Bannock bread with strawberry whipped butter
White and wild rice salad
Roasted root vegetable salad
Yukon gold mash
Maple baked acorn squash
Pan seared Arctic Char with fish broth
Beef and vegetable stew
Blueberry and pumpkin pie with whipped cream


1:30 - 2:00
TOM JACKSON IN CONCERT
Fenn Lounge

2:20 - 3:10
Michael Massie,
silversmith/sculptor

3:15 - 4:05
Tom Jackson,
singer/actor/humanitarian

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 .