Conference is sold out! A huge thank you to our delegates that continue to support us!!

Due to our numbers we are unable to take walk ins. Thank you.

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

Knowing Our Spirits Conference 2018

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

November 21-23, 2018
Edmonton Inn, Edmonton, Alberta

Address to hotel is 11834 Kingsway Avenue.

Iyiniw & Education Training Institute is proud to present the 25th annual “Knowing Our Spirits” Conference on November 21-23, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta.

The Institute is proud to announce that Logan Staats, a winner of CTV’s The Launch will be this year’s Keynote. He is a single father who is from Six Nations in Ontario. His song “The Lucky Ones” has hit number 1 on the Canadian Indigenous song charts. Available on ITunes.

Register Now to get the earlybird discount.

Register before October 19, 2018 and be eligible for the discounted rate of $425.00
All registrations after October 19, 2018
will be a price of $475.00
Go to the Registration page to see other special rates for Groups, Elders and Students

Dr. Gabor Mate

Due to the overwhelming response for Dr. Mate’s presentation on Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Iyiniw Education Board has decided to open the workshop to the General Public.

The cost of the workshop will be $ 150/delegate, only by cash, certified cheque or money order.

Please see registration page to register. Or you can contact Toni at 780-645-6787, email:

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.