Conference schedule

Friday, Nov. 1

DSCF1564_26:15 pm  Registration opens

7:00 – 9:30 pm   

7:05 – 7:15 pm   Opening Prayer:  Elder Roy Louis
7:15 – 7:20 pm   Welcome :  Dean Allen Berger
7:20 – 7:30 pm   Conference Vision:  Carmelle Mohr & Rajan Rathnavalu

7:30 – 8:15 pm   Evening Keynote:  “Spirit of the Land”
…………………..  with 
Sylvia McAdam, co-founder Idle No More

8:15 – 9:15 pm   Round Table Discussion & Dialogue w/ Sylvia

9:20 pm:  Closing of evening

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Saturday, Nov. 2

9:00 am   Morning Welcome

9:10 – 9:40 am  “We are All Treaty People ~ Part I” with  Janice Makokis 

9:45 – 10:15 am  “We are All Treaty People ~ Part II” with  Roger Epp

(click here for Chris Turner’s concurrent session on Corporate Ecology)

10:15   Break

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10:30  Round Table Discussion & dialogue w/ Janice & Roger

11:30 – 12:30 pm   “Visioning a Land Ethic” with Lorne Fitch

12:30 – 1:30 pm   Lunch (included)

1:30 – 2:00 pm   “A Community Land Ethic: My Practice  ” (panel)

~  Takota Coen (forest gardener & young farmer)
~  Don Ruzicka (organic farmer)
~  Brenda Barritt (food security)
~  Sylvia McAdam (scholar, indigenous leader)

2:00 – 2:30 pm   Round Table Discussion

2:30 – 3:00 pm   “A Community Land Ethic: My Vision” (panel)

3:00 – 3:30 pm  Round Table Discussion

3:30 pm  Break

3:45 – 4:20 pm “Small Footprints for a Bright Urban Future”  ~  with Chris Turner

4:30 – 4:50 pm  Discussion / Q & A

4:55 – 5:15 pm  “Hope Beneath Our Feet”  ~ closing remarks with Dittmar Mündel

5:15 – 5:30 pm  Closing Round Dance  ~  Pê Sâkâstêw Drummers

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Click here for the conference brochure

Spirit of the Land – Conference Brochure – 2