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The 10th Anniversary
New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts:
Shining Through

Carleton University, Saturday, March 5, 2011

 
 
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
Nadia Myre,
multi-media visual artist and film maker

10:20 - 10:35
Nutrition Break

10:35 - 11:25
Mosha Folger,
spoken word poet, Inuit hip hop recording artist

11:30 - 12:20
Douglas Cardinal,
internationally renowned architect

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

Menu:

Bannock bread with maple butter and clove-scented Cloud berry and apple jam
Frisee salad with strawberries and wild mushrooms, served with warm mustard vinaigrette and
topped with sunflower seeds
Apple and pear salad with Saskatoon berry vinaigrette
Bitter greens salad with heirloom tomato
Roasted yams and mini potatoes
Far North wild rice casserole
Honey glazed root vegetables and squash
Wild game ragout (venison, bison and elk meat)
Cedar planked salmon fillet on a bed of julienned leeks and herbs
Berry fruit flan, and brown sugar tart


1:30 - 2:00
Git Hayetsk Dancers in performance

2:20 - 3:10
Armand Garnet Ruffo,
Poet and writer/director of the award-winning film, A Windigo Tale.

3:15 - 4:05
Mike Dangeli and Mique’l Askren,
leaders of the Git Hayetsk Dancers

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 .