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The 11th Annual
New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts:
Reconfigured Realities

Carleton University, Saturday, March 3, 2012

 
 
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
KC Adams,
multi-media visual artist and photographer

10:20 - 10:35
Nutrition Break

10:35 - 11:25
Christine Welsh,
documentary film maker and educator

11:30 - 12:20
John Kim Bell,
arts producer, composer, conductor

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 compote
Roasted corn and bacon soup
Pickled root vegetable salad
Mixed salad with sweet and bitter greens and saskatoon berries
Seven grain rice casserole with little neck clams
Sweet roasted squash
Smoked duck ragout with celery root, winter vegetables and wild mushrooms
Spicy pumpkin seed-crusted salmon fillet
Corn and maple pudding with edible bush berries


1:30 - 2:00
BlueprintForLife in performance, featuring DJ Creeasian and throat singer Evie Mark

2:20 - 3:10
Skawennati,
new media artist

3:15 - 4:05
Stephen Leafloor,
founder of BluePrintForLife – “social work through HipHop” –
with Creeasian and Evie Mark

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

 
A free screening of the films Finding Dawn and Arctic HipHop will take place in Carleton University’s Bell Theatre on Sunday, March 4, 1-5pm
 
 
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 .