Elders Teaching Series
Explore, discover, learn
Hear oral stories from Elders as they share valuable cultural wisdom.
These events support ii’ taa’poh’to’p’s vision of transforming ways of knowing, doing, connecting and being at UCalgary, and is a direct response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action.
Indigenous Women’s Voices features stories of traditional Indigenous women’s roles and how women can walk forward with power and pride. Moderated by Dr. Jennifer Leason, PhD, the event features panellists Una Wesley, a Stoney Nakoda Elder; Tsuut’ina Elder Diane Meguinis; and Saulteaux Spiritual Healer and Cree Elder Vinnia Van Overdyk. Event date: January 21, 2021.
Listen and learn about traditional Indigenous Ways of Healing from Elders within the Treaty 7 region of southern Alberta. Explore teachings of restoration and resiliency from Piikani Elders Reg and Rose Crowshoe as well as Stoney Nakoda Elder Virgil Stephens, moderated by Adam Murry. Event date: February 11, 2021.