Date(s) - 19/06/2020
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
CELEBRATE NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH SASK POLYTECH!
Situated on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 territories, and Homeland of the Métis people, Sask Polytech is committed to the renewal of relationships — miyo wahkohtowin — with our Indigenous communities. To ensure everyone’s health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sask Polytech is celebrating the heritage, cultures and outstanding achievements of our Indigenous students, faculty and staff virtually on June 19, 2020.
Schedule of Events
|9 a.m.||Greetings from Dr. Larry Rosia, Sask Polytech president and CEO||View on Facebook.|
|9:30 – 10 a.m.||Children’s story time:
Join Brandi Kohl, Regina Indigenous Students’ Centre coordinator, as she shares some short Indigenous stories!
|Join children’s story time on Zoom|
|10:30 – 11 a.m.||miyo wahkowtowin, Good Relations:
Join Anita Cameron, Moose Jaw Indigenous Students’ Centre coordinator to hear some highlights from Indigenous Strategy for this academic year through a video collage!
|Join miyo wahkowtowin on Zoom|
|12:30 – 1:15 p.m.||Pow Wow Fitness:
Join Deanna Speidel, Indigenous Strategy interim director, for a Pow Wow fitness class!
|Join pow wow fitness on Zoom|
|12:30 – 1:30 p.m.||Traditional hand games:
Join Sanford Strongarm Senior to learn how to play some traditional Indigenous hand games with your family!
|Join traditional hand games on Zoom|
|1:45 – 2:45 p.m.||Learn how to bake bannock:
Jennifer Brockman, Prince Albert Indigenous Students’ Centre coordinator will share a brief history of bannock and share the steps on how to make oven-baked bannock. Kyla Morin, Saskatoon Indigenous Students’ Centre coordinator will also share how to make fried bannock.
|Learn to bake bannock on Zoom|
|3 –3:30 p.m.||Métis music with the Boyers:
Join Phil and Dallas Boyer as they play some great toe tapping fiddle music to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day!
|Join the Boyers on Zoom|
On Sunday, June 21, 2020 the flags for Treaty 4, 6 and the Metis Nation will be raised on each campus in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day.