Weaving Our Knowledge: Métis Culture Conference
March 28th & 29th, 2020
North Island Métis is proud to announce the Weaving Our Knowledge: Métis Culture Conference is now open for registrations.
The Weaving Our Knowledge conference offers Métis people living on Vancouver Island and in the surrounding areas an opportunity to strengthen their relationship to Métis culture, identity and language. North Island Métis is especially proud to engage all Métis people on northern Vancouver Island through traditional knowledge and wellness services. We strive to provide a community where our children, youth, adults and Elders heal and thrive as a proud nation.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, March 28th, 2020
A. 9:15am – 12:15pm Sash Weaving with Autumn Frederiksen – 20 seats available
B. 9:15am – 10:00am Tipi Teachings with Bruce Dumont
C. 10:05am – 11:05am Pemmican Making with Danielle Pennel
D. 11:10am – 12:10pm Métis Culture and History with Stella Johnson
1:00pm FREE EVENT - EVERYONE WELCOME - Storytelling: Kokum’s Journey with Stella Johnson
E. 1:30pm – 4:30pm Sash Weaving with Autumn Frederiksen – 20 seats available
F. 1:30pm – 2:30pm Pemmican Making with Danielle Pennel
G. 2:35pm – 3:35pm Métis Culture and History with Stella Johnson
H. 3:40pm – 4:30pm Tipi Teachings with Bruce Dumont
Sunday, March 29th, 2020
9:15am Métis History - Origins and Growth of the Métis Nation with Bryce Mercredi
J. 10:00am – 1:00pm Métis Mandala Art with Kristi Bridgeman - 20 seats available
K. 10:00am – 12:30pm Teddy Bear Capotes with Jackie Lever
L. 10:00am – 12:30pm Loom Beading with Charlotte Lever
Click here for the complete registration package, including session descriptions and registration form.
NIMA members - $15 for 2 days, $10 for Saturday, $5 for Sunday
General Admission - $50 for 2 days, $30 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday
NIMA is offering travel reimbursements for NIMA members who live more than 70 kms north or west of Campbell River and wish to attend this event. Please contact NIMA for details.
Complete the registration form and send by email, mail or drop off at NIMA’s office. Payments by cash, cheque, or e-transfer. If paying by e-transfer, please specify in your registration email and we will provide you with the email address to send funds to.