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Indigenous Week at NU

Indigenous week is underway at Nipissing University, with a number of events, workshops, guest speakers and traditional teachings on offer and culminating in a screening of Colonization Road on Friday March 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Capitol Centre, followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Michelle St. John.

Today, Wednesday, March 7, features a Traditional Teaching on Smudging from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Office of Indigenous Initiatives (Room F215). Elder Carol Guppy of Nipissing First Nation and Temagami First Nation will lead a circle and teaching on smudging. Lunch is provided.

Thursday, March 8, features a traditional teaching by Perry McLeod-Shabogesic from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Treaty Learning Center in the Library (Room L334). McLeod-Shabogesic of Nipissing First Nation, is Director of Traditional Program at Shkagamik-kwe Health Centre in Sudbury. Lunch is provided.

The documentary, Colonization Road, will be screened on Friday March 9, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Capitol Centre followed by Q&A with Filmmaker Michelle St. John. St. John is a two-time Gemini Award winning actor, Co-Founder of Turtle Gals Performance Ensemble, and was a Producer and Host for Red Tales.

A shuttle bus to the Capitol Centre will be loading at the main entrance of the university at 12:30 p.m. It will leave campus at 12: 45 p.m. and make a stop at lower residence to pick up students. The bus will return people to campus at the conclusion of the event.​ 
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