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Introduction to Contemporary Indigenous Relations

Introduction to Contemporary Indigenous Relations Dates / Times 2020-03-23 to 2020-03-23 (05:30 to 09:00) Organization Fort Calgary Type Single Day Community 750 9 Avenue SECalgary, ABT2G 5E1 403.290.1875 This course offers an introduction to Contemporary Indigenous Relations in Canada. Topics will range through key historical events and ideas that have helped create the conditions for these relations and tensions today. It aims to be informative, but also conversational, so participants can leave with both insight and ideas. Dr. Troy Patenaude, Ph D, is a cultural and art historian, guide, curator, and educator currently working as the Director of Cultural Development at Fort Calgary. He is a descendent of an Indigenous bois-brûlé community in the Upper Great Lakes, and has been involved with initiatives concerning the effects of colonization for almost 20 years. Dr. Patenaude also teaches Indigenous studies and art history at the Alberta University of the Arts, and is dedicated to helping make Canada a more just and resilient place. An Indigenous knowledge-keeper from Treaty 7 territory will also co-lead this session. DETAILS: - Doors at 5:30 pm - Course starts at 6:00 pm - Paid parking available on site - Registration $40 includes complimentary admission to the museum and refreshments Add an optional $5.00 donation to help us support our Indigenous partners If you would like an alternate payment method or payment plan, please email or call 403-290-1875 (ext.238) by March 16, 2020. . Event Details. Location: 750 9 Avenue SE, Calgary