Shared by Jessie Pengelly, Indigenous Student Advisor, on behalf of the Indigenous Services Team
The Indigenous Services Team has planned many wonderful events this month. Upcoming SLC Events for National Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day:
June 14: Personalizing Your Land Acknowledgement 10-11am. Join Indigenous Services as we discuss the significance of acknowledging Indigenous lands and opening gatherings in a good way. Work in break-out groups to personalize the land acknowledgement and develop relations with the history of Indigenous peoples. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
June 16: The Angry Inuk: Cultural Prejudice in the Media 12-1pm. Watch the documentary 00:44:18 and then join the discussion of the impact of media on culture and the perpetuation of stereotypes. Registration not required. Teams link.
June 21: Indigenous Peoples Day. Virtual Gathering 10-11:30am: Language & Identity. A celebration of identity, language revitalization, and Indigenous belonging. Registration not required. Teams link.
June 21: Fry Bread at Home 12-1pm. There is nothing quite like fresh fry bread and jam; fun for the whole family! Learn to make your own in this at home cooking workshop with Elder Helena alongside some strawberry moon teachings. Email email@example.com for registration and the ingredient list.
June 25: Book Club Meeting with the Author! 12-1pm. In June, the book club is reading Crow Winter by K. McBride. Read the book on your own and then join the conversation with colleagues and author Karen McBride. Registration for this event is limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you missed last week's newsletter on June 3, click here to read insight and perspective on Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being and how we can each take reconciliACTION, meaningful steps to move reconciliation forward.