Sharing Circle: Manitoba Indigenous Events Newsletter

 

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MARCH 2024 EVENTS:

 

March 11 – Laughing Yoga hosted by ANISH – 758 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg

 

March 12 – Critical Conversations – “Histories of the body, reproduction and care in Canada and beyond” by Sarah Nickel, PHD – University of Manitoba, 543 University Centre

 

March 13 – Naming Ceremony – held by Wa-Say every Wednesday – call for registration – 388 Donald Street, Winnipeg

 

March 14 – Beads + Tea event – MICEC – 3 to 5 pm - 119 Sutherland Avenue, Winnipeg

 

March 14 – Winter Stories: Isaac Murdoch – virtual storytelling session with MICEC (Facebook Live)

 

March 17 – Meet + Greet with Justina Di Stasio – Norway House Cree Nation’s first female Olympian – 3 to 5 pm – 820 Taylor Avenue, Winnipeg

 

March 19 – Pipe Ceremony - Migizi Agamik Lodge, 114 Sidney Smith Street, Winnipeg

 

March 19 – 21 – SCO First Nations Health Gathering: Achieving Reconciliation – RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg

 

March 19 – Virtual Speaker Series for First Nations Women in Leadership – Zoom call – hosted by AFN

 

March 19 – Healing through Land, Jazz + History – virtual webinar by Delbert Anderson

 

March 19 – Intro to Cree: Rivers to Success Language Series – virtual series for beginner language learners

 

March 20 – Spring Solstice Celebration – hosted by Manitoba Moon Voices – 5 to 7 pm – 319 Elgin Avenue, Winnipeg

 

March 21 + 22 – Stoking the Embers: Young People to Elders Gathering – 101 Elizabeth Drive,Thompson MB

 

March 21 – Indigenous Career Fair – Red River College Polytechnic - Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg

 

March 22 + 23 – Pitâw Mīno Muskîki Indigenous Handmade Spring Market – VIA Rail Union Station,123 Main Street, Winnipeg (we will be attending!)

 

March 22 + 23 – Odaawaageeg Indigenous Sellers Marketplace Spring Craft Show – 1740 Ellice Avenue, Winnipeg

 

March 22 – 24 – 34th Annual MICEC Indigenous Minor Hockey Tournament– Hockey for All Centre, Winnipeg

 

March 25 – Full Moon Ceremony – Migizi Agamik Lodge, 114 Sidney Smith Street, Winnipeg

 

March 25 – 28 – AMC Youth Conference– RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg

 

March 30 – Hotomani – Parisian Memorial Powwow – Grand Entry @ 1 pm – 90 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg

 

March 30 – Arm Wrestling Competition - All Nations Tribal Days Hockey Tournament – Assiniboia Downs, Winnipeg

 

January 2024 Indigenous Event Newsletter:

Jan. 3 – 5Shawano Wapunong Tribal Days – Hockey Tournament + Gathering – Seven Oaks Sportsplex, Winnipeg

 

Jan. 4National Ribbon Skirt Day Event12:00 PM, Centre Court at Polo Park Mall, Winnipeg – (FREE!)

 

Jan. 5First Fridays at the Manitoba Museum (free entry!) (ps. Indigenous people get free entry to all museums – always!)

 

Jan. 6Drumming Workshop + Teepee Craft – St James-Assiniboia Museum, Winnipeg – (FREE!)

 

Jan. 10We Matter Wellness Wednesdays – Youth-focused Zoom talks on Mental Health + More (many dates available!) (register here!)

 

Jan. 11Panel on Mental Health – (FREE!) – Robert B Schulz Lecture Theatre, University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus (91 Ralph Campbell Road, Winnipeg)

 

Jan. 17Amazing Two-Spirit via Zoom conversation – (FREE!)

 

Jan. 17 + 18 – USKE Youth Gathering – Winnipeg, MB (more info HERE!)

 

Jan. 18 + 19 – SCO Survivor’s Healing Gathering – Victoria Inn Hotel, Winnipeg (register HERE!)

 

Jan. 23 – Indigenous MBA Info Session via Zoom (register HERE!)

 

Jan. 25 – Full Moon Ceremony held at the University of Manitoba (more info here!)

 

Jan. 25 + 26 – Elder’s Gathering + Sharing Circle (community welcome!) – University of Manitoba,Fort Garry Campus

 

Jan. 25 + 26 – Unity in the Workplace workshop with facilitator Jeff Hunter (registration required!)

 

Jan. 25 – 28 – Dakota Nation Winterfest – Keystone Centre, Brandon (more info HERE!)

 

Jan. 27 + 28 – Indigenous Family Wellness Learning Circle Part 1 – Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour MB

 

Jan. 29 + 30 – USKE Cree Elders Gathering – Opaskwayak Cree Nation (more info HERE!)

 

Jan 30 + Feb 1 – Indigenous Family Wellness Learning Circle Part 2 – Sandy Saulteaux Spiritual Centre, Beausejour MB (more info HERE!)

 

 

 

 

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** WE ARE TAKING A MONTH OFF FOR DECEMBER TO FOCUS ON GETTING READY FOR THE HOLIDAY SZN **

NOVEMBER 2023 EVENT LIST: 

November 2 – Domestic Violence Awareness Week walk – Wahbung Abinoonjiiag Centre, 225 Dufferin Avenue, Winnipeg

November 3 – Indigenous Youth Music Production Workshop Series – (Indigenous Hip Hop Cares) 72 Princess Street, Winnipeg

November 3 Remembering Indigenous Veterans - Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Asper Way, Winnipegv

November 4 – Zoongide’iwin Maamawi Indigenous Youth Artist Market – 90 Sinclair Street, Winnipeg

November 8 Aboriginal Veteran’s Day Pow Wow – Long Plain First Nation, Keeshkeemaquah Conference and Gaming Centre (Grand Entry at 1 pm)

November 8 – National Aboriginal Veteran’s Day Ceremony – Minto Armouries, 969 St Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg (starts around 10 am)

November 10 – FREE Beading Workshop – 105-1555 St James Street, Winnipeg (register here!)

November 11 + 12 - HumanMADE at the Human Rights – Canadian Museum for Human Rights, 85 Asper Way, Winnipeg

November 13 Naawi-Oodena Ground-Breaking Ceremony at the Kapyong Barracks – Kenaston and Taylor, Winnipeg

November 15 – Panel Discussion on Biodiversity and Indigenous Plants in Schoolyards – Fort Whyte Alive, 1961 McCreary Road, Winnipeg

November 17 – New Buffalo Education Gathering for Indigenous Youth – University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus (register here!)

November 21 - Onoodaaziwin "Blood Memory of Ikwe" with Sherry Copenace - Free Virtual Zoom Speaker Series (NEW!)

November 23 Second Annual Indigenous Market - University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus

November 24 – Indigenous Career Fair – 470 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg

November 25 + 26Annual Indigenous Arts & Crafts Sale – Neeginan Centre, 181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg

November 25 + 26 - Brokenhead Ojibwe Nation Annual Wellness Pow Wow - Private Tom Chief Memorial Hall, Brokenhead  (NEW!)

November 27 - Winnipeg Indigenous Accord Indigenous Vendors Market - 11 am to 6 pm, Canadian Museum of Human Rights, WInnipeg (NEW!) (EWP is attending)

November 28Memoirs of artist Kent Monkman – Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Boulevard, Winnipeg

 

** WE ARE TAKING A MONTH OFF FOR OCTOBER TO FOCUS ON GETTING READY FOR THE HOLIDAY SZN AND PRIORITIZING OUR MENTAL HEALTH - WE'LL BE BACK WITH ANOTHER EDITION OF SHARING CIRCLE IN NOVEMBER 2023 **

 

 

TRUTH & RECONCILIATION WEEK 2023 EVENT SCHEDULE:  

September 26-30 - Sacred Fire held in St. Johns Park, WPG

September 27 - FREE Newcomer & Indigenous celebration held in Central Park, WPG 4-6 PM

September 28 - Truth & Reconciliation Walk for Awareness held by Urban Circle Training Centre @ 11 am (begins at 519 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg)

September 28 – FREE! Metis Kitchen Table Party held at Winnipeg Art Gallery (RSVP here!)

September 28 - Smudge the North End event held by Indigenous Vision for the North End @ 1 pm (607 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg)

September 28 - Orange Shirt Day Sacred Fire & Drumming held by NEWC @ 1:30 - 3 pm (396 Selkirk Ave, Winnipeg)

September 30 - Truth & Reconciliation Ceremony held in Selkirk, MB from 10 am - 1 pm

September 30 - Orange Shirt Winnipeg Blue Bombers game at Investors Group Field

September 30 - Village of Dunnottar Truth & Reconciliation Ceremony held at Matlock Beach, MB at 5:30 PM (Join the 10-min walk to Spirit Park & meet for ceremony, drumming & teachings)

September 30 – Truth & Reconciliation Powwow held at Sagkeeng Powwow Arbour

September 30 - Annual Survivor’s Walk starting at 10 am at the Forks, Oodena Circle

September 30 - 2nd Annual Orange Shirt Day Powwow at Canada Life Centre starting at 1 pm (we’ll be set up at a booth! Come say hi)

September 30 - National Day for Truth & Reconciliation at the Saint-Boniface Museum — free entry, Métis programming and FREE movies

September 30 - National Centre for Truth & Reconciliation at the Winnipeg Art Gallery from 11 am to 9 pm

September 30 - Day of Reflection - Sacred Fire & Gathering from 11 am to 3 pm - held at St. John’s Park, WPG

September 30 – Take part in the Reconciliation Run – either in person or virtually! (click the links to register!)

September 30 – Attend a variety of family-friendly events held at the WAG for Truth & Reconciliation Day

September 30 - The Colour Orange - An Indigenous Art Gallery in the Forest held in Pineridge Hollow from 6:30-8:30 pm

September 30-Oct 2 - Orange Shirt Days at the Manitoba Museum - FREE entry & Indigenous-based programming (including a very cool Indigenous constellation program)

September 30 - Children’s Museum programming from 11 am-3 pm

 

SEPTEMBER 2023 CALENDAR:

Sept 7 – FREE! Laughing Yoga for IRS, Day School & 60s Scoop Survivors, MMIWG2S+ Family Members and Intergenerational Family members hosted by Anish Corporation

Sept 7 – FREE! Kiskithihta Mīthokwesowin: Discovering our Gifts Art Exhibition, Final Reception held at the University of Manitoba

Sept 7 – FREE! Indigenous Music Open Mic at Saddlery, Winnipeg

Sept 8 – FREE! World Suicide Prevention Day event held at Norwood Community Centre

Sept 8 – FREE! Honouring Ceremony for the Front Line Warriors of Camp Morgan and Camp Marcedes held by Anish Corporation

Sept 9-10 Creative Cocoon Artisan Market in Arborg MB (featuring local Indigenous artists!)

Sept 10 – FREE! Recovery Day Winnipeg Festival at the Forks – live music, family friendly event

Sept 11 – FREE! Tea, Bannock & Golf event at Kildonan Park Golf Course – email Stephanie at stephaniebrunel@hotmail.com for more information!

NEW! Sept 11-14 - FREE! Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is hosting "Healing the Generations" Conference at the Victoria Inn in Brandon (register here!)

Sept 15-17 – Ka Wānomītoskak Fall Gathering – held at Lover’s Point, Grand Rapids (contact Ron here!)

Sept 17 – FREE! We Are All Treaty People celebration held at the Forks

Sept 21 – FREE! SOAR Virtual Indigenous Entrepreneur event (register here!)

Sept 23 – FREE! Street Party for Nuit Blanche

Sept 23 – FREE! Attend the Kookum’s Lounge art installation and learn about the history of the tipi

Sept 23 – FREE! Experience Dancing in the Dark 2.0 held by Culture Days – photography, glowsticks and regalia

Sept 23 – Indigenous Women & Girls 5K Run-Walk-Roll (register here to attend or volunteer!)

Sept 24-29 – FREE! Pimootayowin: A Festival of New Work begins – experience the unveiling of 6 new Indigenous artists’ written work in downtown Winnipeg – free of charge

Sept 25-30 – Truth & Reconciliation week begins (here are some ways to honour this week of healing)

NEW! Sept 26-1 - Truth & Reconciliation events held by the Brandon Urban Aboriginal People's Council (see more info here)

Sept 28 – FREE! Metis Kitchen Table Party held at Winnipeg Art Gallery (RSVP here!)

Sept 28 – FREE! Full Moon Ceremony held at the University of Manitoba

Sept 29 – FREE! Beatrice Mosionier Book Launch held at McNally Robinson

Sept 30 – Take part in the Reconciliation Run – either in person or virtually! (click the links to register!)

Sept 30 – Attend a variety of family-friendly events held at the WAG for Truth & Reconciliation Day

Sept 30 – Orange Shirt Day Powwow held at Canada Life Centre by Wa-Say

Sept 30 – Truth & Reconciliation Powwow held at Sagkeeng Powwow Arbour

 

***** PAST EVENT CALENDARS *****

AUGUST 2023 CALENDAR:

August 3-6 – National Cree Gathering held in Fisher River Cree Nation

August 4 – Full Moon Ceremony held by North End Woman’s Centre

August 4-6 – Sagkeeng First Nation Powwow

August 4-6 – Family Wellness Weekend & Walk held in the Pas

August 4-6 – Bear Grease musical held at Pyramid Cabaret (tickets $40)

August 5 – Traditional Teachings by Carl Stone held at Lower Fort Gary (1 pm)

August 5 – Indigenous Gospel Music Festival held at Assiniboine Park
August 6-12 – Métis Pavilion at Folklorama

August 8 – Tea & Bannock with FREE Golf! (for women and LGBTQQIA+ folks) held at Kildonan Park Golf Course

August 8 & 9 – Stencils & Spray Paint workshop for youth (ages 12-29) held by Ka Ni Kanchihk

August 8-10 – Grand Rapids First Nation Powwow

August 9 – FNFAO Youth BBQ (registration required)

August 9 – Johnny Reed Live in Concert in Fisher River

August 11 – Dragonboat on the River – try out dragonboating (registration required)

August 11 – Decolonized Beatz FREE family-friendly event

August 11-14 – Crane River Traditional Powwow

August 12 – FREE Picnic in the Park and Concert held by NECRC

August 12 – Let It Shine Market featuring local Indigenous and non-Indigenous small-businesses

August 13-19 – First Nations Pavilion at Folklorama

August 16 & 17 – Women’s Gathering in Peguis First Nation (registration required)  

August 17 – Métis fiddler Morgan Grace playing at Richardson Airport held by sākihiwē festival

August 17 – Eagle’s Nest Job Fair

August 18  – Sweetgrass picking held by Ka Ni Kachihk & Medicine Bear Counselling

August 19 – Drumming & Singing by Jamie Grasby held at Lower Fort Gary (1 pm)

August 20 – Kookums & Kids learning program for grandparents & grandkids held at the Leaf, Assiniboine Park

August 25-27 – Roseau River First Nation Powwow

August 29-31 – Reclaiming our Future Youth Gathering in Norway House Cree Nation

August 30 – September 3 – Women’s Gathering in Grand Rapids First Nation (registration required)

August 31 – Family Fun Day in Shaw Park, Winnipeg held by Jordan’s Principle EUTC (registration required)

 

July 2023

June 30 - July 1 – Swan Lake First Nation Powwow

 

June 30 - July 14Native Clan Organization– Drum Making

 

July 1 – Neepawa Canada Day Powwow

 

July 5 – Dakota Plains First Nation Powwow

 

July 5 - Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 58th Annual Summer Kick-Off BBQ by Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre

 

July 7Ian Kuali’i – Native Hawaiian artist exhibition at Urban Shaman Aboriginal Art Gallery

 

July 7 - 9 – Pine Creek First Nation Powwow

 

July 10 - Pine Creek First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 11 - FREE Emergency First Aid & CPR Training through West End Resource Centre

  
July 13 - 14 - MMIWG2S+ Virtual Roundtable 

 

July 17 - 19 NHD Deerskin Flats Making Class – 2 evenings

 

July 17 - 21RRC Indigenous Cultural Exploration Camp (ages 9-11)

 

July 18 - Peguis First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 18 - 20 – Peguis First Nation Powwow

 

July 19 - Black River First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 19 - Tootinawaziibeeng Treaty Days

 

July 20 - Rolling River First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 20 - Lake St. Martin First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 21 - Summer BBQ Kick-Off for Youth In Care - Voices Network

 

July 21 - Poplar River First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 21 - Hollow Water First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 22 Nimi’idiwin– Indigenous Electronic Music Showcase

 

July 22 - 23 – Rolling River First Nation Powwow

 

July 22 - 23 – Skownan First Nation Powwow

 

July 25 - 28- Treaties 1-11 Gathering & Powwow

 

July 28 - Berens River First Nation Treaty Days

 

July 28 - 30 – Norway House First Nation Powwow

 

July 29 - Anishinaabe Idol hosted at Naawi-Oodena 

 

JUNE 2023: 

  • June 1 - Annual Winnipeg School Division Celebration Powwow

  • June 1 - Free Movies Under The Stars begins and runs all summer at the St. Boniface Cathedral - starting at 9:30 pm every Thursday

  • June 6 - Full Moon Ceremony held at the Forks Oodena Celebration Circle @ 9 pm

  • June 8 - St James Assiniboia Grad Powwow

  • June 15 - Keeping the Fires Burning convention held at the RBC Convention Centre hosted by Ka Ni Kanichihk

  • June 16-18 - Lake Manitoba First Nation Powwow

  • June 17 - APTN Indigenous Day Live Competition Powwow at the Forks in Winnipeg

  • June 18 - Free admission at the Red River Ex from noon to 1 pm

  • June 20 - Free online webinar on Indigenous Allyship held by HRx

  • June 21 - National Indigenous People’s Day

    • The Forks in Winnipeg hosts a celebration - will update later this month!

    • The Red River Ex will have special powwow and allow all Treaty Card and Metis Card holders free admission from 3 pm to 5 pm on June 21

  • June 23 - 25 - Sākihiwē Festival kicks off in Winnipeg -

  • June 23 - Sākihiwē Festival Grand Entry held on the 23rd featuring Indigenous artists and DJ’s - tickets $20

  • June 24 - Sākihiwē Festival holds a FREE Turtle Island Block Party from noon to 9 pm at 510 King Street, Winnipeg

  • June 25 - Sākihiwē Festival holds a FREE Turtle Island Block Party from noon to 9 pm at 510 King Street, Winnipeg

  • June 25 - Métis Voices Historical Walking Tour held at the Forks

  • June 25 - Free pancake breakfast at the Red River Ex

  • June 27 - Legends of the Northern Sky at the Manitoba Museum Planetarium

  • June 30 - July 2 - Swan Lake First Nation Annual Powwow

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