REMINDER – for this year get your registration’s in early to avoid disappointment.

Knowing Our Spirits Conference 2019

Knowledge is a key to growth, so utilize these resources
that will help you see other perspectives.

November 20-22, 2019
Edmonton Inn, Edmonton, Alberta

Address to hotel is 11834 Kingsway Avenue.

Iyiniw & Education Training Institute is proud to present the 26th annual “Knowing Our Spirits” Conference on November 20-22, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Institute is proud to announce that Amberley Snyder from Netflix – Walk, Ride, Rodeo will be this year’s Keynote speaker. A championship barrel racer, Amberley suffered an accident that paralyzed her from the waist down. She overcame the injury and found a way to keep competing and inspiring others.

Our end Keynote is Dr. James Makokis, who won Amazing Race Canada 2019 alongside his husband Anthony Johnson as his partner. Dr. Makokis is a proud Cree from the Saddle Lake First Nation.

Register Now to get the earlybird discount.

Register before October 18, 2019 and be eligible for the discounted rate of $425.00
All registrations after October 18, 2019
will be a price of $475.00
Go to the Registration page to see other special rates for Groups, Elders and Students

Back by popular Demand

Dr. Steven Aung, Renowned Alternative Medicine Doctor will be back with his workshop Arts of Aging a discussion on Ancient Wisdom For All from the teachings of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Aung is a geriatric and family physician and a traditional Chinese medical (TCM) practitioner and teacher. He seeks to blend Eastern, Western and natural medicine in his medical clinic in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. At the University of Alberta, Dr Aung is an associate clinical professor in the Departments of Medicine and Family Medicine and adjunct
professor in the Faculty of Extension and the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Featured Activities

Massage Therapy, Arts & Crafts booths just to name a few. You can read more by going to the Workshops page.

Topics of discussion

This years’ focus is on knowledge being the key to understanding and how this effects First Nations, Metis and Inuit Education, Culture, Elders, Youth, Community Wellness, Aboriginal Language, Alternative Medicine, Humor, Residential School Issues and Healing. You can read more by going to the Workshops page.