TENTATIVE AGENDA

25TH ANNUAL “KNOWING OUR SPIRITS” CONFERENCE
EDMONTON INN
NOVEMBER 21-23, 2018

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Registration
Foyer

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Exhibitor Booths set up
The Locker Room

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration
Foyer

8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibitors’ Booth’s open
The Locker Room

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pipe Ceremony
Courtyard A

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Natural Path Clinic
West Tower Rooms

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions

NOTE: PLEASE HAVE CELL PHONES OFF WHILE IN SESSIONS!

Banquet

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Andean Music

6:30 p.m. Banquet – Grand Entry
Wildrose Ballrooms Drum Group –
1,2,3 Master of Ceremonies –
Invocation –
Song –

7:15 p.m. Introduction of Head Table Guests: Allen Benson
Welcome Address Chief Eddy Makokis, Saddle Lake Cree Nation
Chief Craig Makinaw, Ermineskin Cree Nation
Chief Vernon Saddleback, Samson Cree Nation
Chief Jim Boucher, Fort McKay First Nation
Honorable Richard Feehan, Minister of Indigenous Relations
Representative, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Jocelyn Andrews, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch
Wilton Littlechild, Truth & Reconciliation
Representative, Native Counseling Services of Alberta
Jenn Flynn, The Apple Schools Foundation
Jauvonne Kitto, Fort McKay First Nation
James Blackman, Primco Dene
Eugene Badger, Pimee Well Services
John Darr, Seven Lakes Oilfield
Sgt. Brent Sawatzky, St.Paul RCMP Detachment
Cpl. Kimberly Mueller, Spruce Grove/Stony Plain/Enoch
RCMP Detachment

8:15 p.m. Special song by

8:20 p.m. Special Recognition Awards

8:40 p.m. Introduction of Keynote: Wilton Littlechild
Keynote Address: Logan Staats
Winner of CTV’s The Launch

9:40 p.m. Autographs & pictures

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration
Foyer

8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Exhibitors’ Booth’s open
The Locker Room

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The Natural Path Clinic
West Tower Rooms

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Buffet
Wildrose Ballrooms
1,2,3

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Workshop Sessions

Comedy Night
7:00 p.m. MC: George Tuccaro
Wildrose Ballrooms 1,2,3
Holly

Earl Wood

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibitors’ Booth’s open
The Locker Room

10:00 a.m. Closing Keynote Speaker:
Courtyard A-B Aaron Paquette

Closing Address: Bernie Makokis
President, Iyiniw Education & Training Institute Inc.

Giveaway & Round dance