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The 16th Annual
New Sun Conference on Aboriginal Arts:
An Energy Worthy of Healing
Carleton University, Saturday, March 4, 2017
Room 5050, 5th Floor, Minto Centre, Carleton University

P r o g r a m

8:30 - 9:15

9:15 - 9:40
Welcome, Allan J. Ryan
New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture

Opening prayer, Elder Thomas Louttit

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

9:30- 10:20
Shane Belcourt
, film maker

10:20 - 10:35
Nutrition Break

10:35 - 11:25
Mathew Nuqingaq, silversmith / drum dancer

11:30 - 12:20
Alex Janvier, painter, in conversation with Jonathan Dewar

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

Luncheon Menu:

• Warm bannock bread with field berry compote and maple butter.*
• Bitter lettuce salad topped with slivered smoked salmon, oven roasted seeds,
Saskatoon berries and Quebec goat cheese, with a raspberry vinaigrette.
• Salad with green beans, rapini, roasted sweet peppers,
and deep forest wild mushrooms tossed in a rosemary herb vinaigrette.
• Duo of pickerel and lake trout on a bed of grilled Yukon gold potato
and fried leeks drizzled with lobster cream sauce.
• Lakota venison stew (with wild turnip, onion and wild mushroom).
• Sweet potato and wild rice cakes.
• Maple root vegetables.
• Pumpkin cake with maple caramel sauce.*
• Assorted gluten-free fruit pies.

* contains gluten

1:30 - 2:00
Candy Palmater in performance

2:20 - 3:10
Ruth Phillips, Canada Research Chair in Modern Culture /
Carleton Professor of Art History, and students in GRASAC
(the Great Lakes Research Alliance for the Study of Aboriginal Arts and Cultures),
Wahsontiio Cross, Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow and Lisa Truong

3:15 - 4:05
Candy Palmater, comedian and broadcaster

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 .