Conference Program

All events take place at the Grande Prairie Regional College – 10726 106 Avenue,

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2017 Opening Ceremony Keynote Speaker: Cowboy Smithx, Frequencies of the Land

Grande Prairie, AB

Friday March 13, 2020

3:00 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Conference Registration (GPRC Theatre concourse)  **Snacks and craft fair on site

7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m  Spirit Seekers Indigenous Youth Awards and Opening Ceremony.

The Opening Ceremony will take place in the GPRC Douglas J. Cardinal Theatre, this event is open to the public.  Audience members will enjoy a packed agenda including welcoming remarks from dignitaries, drumming, pow wow dancing, award presentations and a live performance by Joey Stylez.

Saturday March 14, 2020

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.   Breakfast (Gymnasium)

9:10 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. Orientation (Gymnasium)

9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.  Concurrent Session #1

11:00 a.m. to noon    Concurrent Session #2

Noon to 1 p.m.  Lunch (Gymnasium)

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.   Concurrent Session #3

2:00 to 3:30  p.m.   Career Fair (Gymnasium)

3:45 – 5:00 p.m. Pipe Ceremony (Gym) OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

5:00 – 11:00 p.m. Stew/Bannock & Round Dance OPEN TO THE PUBLIC