Mi’kmaq History Month Educator’s Conference October 6 and 7, 2016 Registration

Registration is now open for this year’s conference.   If you would like to register please complete the on-line form at the bottom of this page.

If you are an educator who wants to learn more about how to incorporate Mi’kmaq history and culture into your classroom and your school then this conference is just what you’ve been looking for!

This is a two day conference featuring Mi’kmaw presenters from all over NS that will connect you with knowledge and resources for teaching about traditional land use, values, spiritual beliefs, art, history, food, music and oral tradition.  Participants will also have the opportunity to experience Mi’kmaq culture with all their senses.  Your eyes will be dazzled by Mi’kmaw dancing, your ears and hearts will feel the connection to the drum, you will taste an array of wild foods, have the opportunity to participate in a sweatlodge ceremony, talking circle, and a nature walk.  You will smell the sweetgrass each morning when we smudge.  All teachers are also encouraged to bring in a flash drive with resources/lesson plans they would like to share and at the end everyone will go home with a flash drive full of new information, resources and lesson ideas.

The cost is $175 and covers both days.  The conference will be held at the Millbrook’s recently opened Hampton INN located in the Power Centre. Take Exit 13A on HWY 102 and the Hampton Inn is located right next to Legend’s Bingo.

There are 20 rooms set aside for conference participants at the conference rate of $119/night. If you would like to reserve a room call the Hampton Inn (902) 843-4343 and be sure to let them know you are attending the conference.

Register today by completing the form below!  When you have filled out the registration information and submitted it you will receive a confirmation within two days.

Please send a cheque for $175 + the cost of any of the optional workshops, made payable to: Wi’kuom Cross Cultural Services,  50 Coach rd, Truro, NS  B2N 6Y7

 

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Thank-you for your patronage. See you soon!

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3 Responses to Mi’kmaq History Month Educator’s Conference October 6 and 7, 2016 Registration

  1. Blaire Gould says:

    Hello Gordon, Patsy and crew.

    I will attend on October 6, however due to a new school Immersion grand opening on October 7, I am unable to attend.
    I chose drum making, and I would really like to do it if I have enough time on October 6th?
    I shared the email with Yolanda and Beverly who will likely register themselves.

    Email my invoice directly to blaire@kinu.ca

    Wela’lioq

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  2. Beverly Jeddore says:

    Kwe’
    My Name is Beverly Jeddore
    I registered for the conference for Oct 6 and beading.
    I will be attending a Grand Opening at ESK on Oct 7 therefore, I will not attend the conference on that day.
    Welalin/Welalioq

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  3. coreena says:

    Kwe”
    My name is Coreena pierro and I am very excited to go to this workshop!

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