Live Activities

Live Streams on the Treaty 4 Grounds

Date & Time: September 13th-17th, 2021
Facilitator(s): Sheena Koops
Description:
Join us as we go LIVE to capture the events happening on the Treaty 4 Grounds this week!
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session:
Tour of the Treaty 4 Grounds – September 13th, 2021
Flag Raising by Veterans – September 13th, 2021
Taking Down the Flags – September 13th, 2021
Ron Redwood Sharing First Nations Veterans Resource – September 14th, 2021
Treaty 4 Grounds – September 16th, 2021
Flag Raising by Veterans – September 16th, 2021
Treaty 4 Grounds on the Last Day of the Gathering – September 17th, 2021
Flag Raising by Veterans – September 17th, 2021

Session Descriptions

What is a Treaty Walk? as practiced by ECCU 400 “Living Treaties in Education” instructors Sheena Koops and Dr. Audrey Aamodt

Date & Time: September 13th at 11:00 AM
Facilitator(s): Dr. Audrey Aamodt (U of R) and Sheena Koops (TEA)
Description:
Join ECCU 400 “Living Treaties in Education” instructors Sheena Koops and Dr. Audrey Aamodt as they explore What is a Treaty Walk? as practiced by their classes. Audrey and Sheena will then give a tour of student prepared Treaty Walks as contributions to the theme, “Sharing our Gifts” in the role of Treaty relatives.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session:
This live session took place on September 13th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: tUgR4WV+

Links to student prepared Treaty Walks:
Treaty Walks+ for T4G 2021 – Instructor: Audrey Aamodt
Treaty Walks for T4G 2021 – Instructor: Sheena Koops

nēhiyawēwin Loss and Revitalization with Belinda Daniels and Friends

Date & Time: September 13th at 1:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Belinda Daniels
Description:
Join Dr. Belinda Daniel’s as she shares her passion for language advocacy, fully engaging with nēhiyawēwin revitalization in the face of much loss. Bring your questions as this will be an emergent opportunity for nēhiyawēwin speakers and supporters to interact.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session:
This live session took place on September 13th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: nJ7sQ3b?

Introduction to the Treaty Land Sharing Network

Date & Time: September 13th at 2:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Treaty Land Sharing Network and Sheena Koops, Treaty Education Alliance
Description:
Join Emily Eaton from the Treaty Land Sharing Network to hear stories of their journey from land-owners to Treaty Relatives with land-title. Open to highschool and upward, although mature middle years may be ready for these deeper conversations as well. A 15 minute presentation on the Treaty Land Sharing Network will be followed by Question & Answer session.
Target Audience: High school students, Adults
Link to session:
This live session took place on September 13th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: x?&Se1F8

An Introduction to “Finding Common Ground: A Treaty Walk of Fort Qu’Appelle”

Date & Time: September 14th at 9:30 AM
Facilitator(s): Andre Boutin-Maloney, Bert Fox Community High School and Sheena Koops, Treaty Education Alliance
Description:
Get to know the ARCGIS Story Map with co-creator, Andre Boutin-Maloney, “Finding Common Ground: A Treaty Walk of Fort Qu’Appelle”. Sheena Koops will interview Andre and take a virtual tour of the site.
Target Audience: Middle years students, High school students, Adults
Link to session: This live session took place on September 14th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: ^u=dhJ7c

oski-pimohtahtamwak otayisiniwiwaw and the Dangerous Women of She Loves Magazine

Date & Time: September 14th a 8:00 PM
Facilitator(s): oski-pimohtahtamwak otayisiniwiwaw and the Dangerous Women of She Loves Magazine
Description:
Join oski-pimohtahtamwak otayisīniwiwaw and the “Dangerous Women” of SheLoves Magazine for Treaty Relationships: Stories of Reunion from the 2018 Atamiskakewak National Gathering in Moose Jaw. Over the past three years, the connections built and love shared between these two groups has brought inspiration that living Treaty relationality is not only possible but life giving.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session:
This live session took place on September 14th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: @!8*xSNm

Inherent and Treaty Rights Lunch and Learn with Treaty Education Alliance Elder Team

Date & Time: September 15th from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Vern Severeight with Treaty Education Alliance Elder Team
Description:
Join Vern Severeight from Cote First Nation and the Treaty Education Elder Team as they discuss the importance of Inherent and Treaty Rights.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session: This live session took place on September 15th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: aW?C6m$A

From Auction to Home: The Journey of a Treaty Four Medal (Afternoon Session)

Date & Time: September 15th at 1:15 PM
Facilitator(s): Provincial Sport Culture and Recreation Districts; Paula Acoose-Zagime Anishinabek
Description:
Paula Acoose will share the story of how she and her husband discovered and secured an original Treaty Four Medal that was on auction and it’s journey home to Treaty Four Territory. Paula has also graciously opened the session up to questions about residential school as well.
Target Audience: Elementary students, Middle years students, High school students
Link to session: This live session took place on September 15th. To access the recording, click this registration link. The link to the recording will be emailed to you automatically upon registration.

Resource Links:
Treaty 4 Transcript
PowerPoint Slides from Session

Shared History: Live from the Treaty 4 Monument

Date & Time: September 15th at 2:30 PM
Facilitator(s): Andre Boutin-Maloney and Native Studies 20 of BFCHS
Description:
Join Andre and his Native Studies 20 class for a live session at the Treaty 4 monument in Fort Qu’Appelle.
Target Audience: High school students, Adults
Link to session: This live session took place on September 15th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: 3w0&LU5j

From Auction to Home: The Journey of a Treaty Four Medal (Evening Session)

Date & Time: September 15th at 7:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Provincial Sport, Culture and Recreation Districts; Paula Acoose-Zagime Anishinabek and Royce Pettyjohn-Maple Creek (presenters)
Description:
Join us as Paula Acoose and Royce Pettyjohn share their story and connection to an original Treaty Four Medal that was discovered in an auction and how it was secured and brought home to Treaty Four Territory. Paula has also graciously opened the session up to questions about residential school, as a 3rd generation survivor.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session: This live session took place on September 15th. It was not recorded, but you can access the recording from the afternoon session by clicking this registration link. The link to the recording will be emailed to you automatically upon registration.

Nakoda Hour with Matthew Spencer and Friends

Date & Time: September 16th from 1:00-2:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Matthew Spencer, CTK & Sheena Koops
Description:
Join language activist and local Nakoda history enthusiast, Matthew Spencer as he shares what is on his heart for language, culture, and resurgence.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session: This live session took place on September 16th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: d1V3c$RU

Nakawe Hour with Denise Kennedy and Elder Cecile Asham

Date & Time: September 16th from 2:30-3:30 PM
Facilitator(s): Denise Kennedy, Elder Cecile Asham, & Sheena Koops
Description:
Join us for Nakawe Hour with Denise Kennedy and Elder Cecile Asham!
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session: This live session took place on September 16th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: #?1#0Heh

Author Reading: The Hawk and The Hare

Date & Time: September 17th from 10:00-11:00 AM
Facilitator(s): Janet Love Morrison
Description:
Author and educator Janet Love Morrison will present her book, The Hawk and the Hare. Based on war diaries and regimental records, The Hawk and the Hare is inspired by the real-life experience of the author’s father, a scout for the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, and his friendship with an Indigenous scout from The Six Nations of the Grand River. The presentation will include a video, reading, discussion and questions.
Target Audience: Middle years students, High school students, Adults, Open to all ages
Link to session: This live session took place on September 17th. You can now access the Zoom Recording!
You will need to enter the following password: ^fS6^tj5

Resource Links:
– Video: National Aboriginal Veterans Day, November 8th, 2020 (5 minutes)
– Video: The Hawk and the Hair Virtual Book Launch (42 minutes)
– Video: Clip from Holland TV – Remembering Indigenous and Canadian Soldiers who fought in Herdenking Veritable (13 minutes – Chief Warrant Office Joel Pederson speaks starting at 6:30)

Bat Chat with Dr. Brigham

Date & Time:
September 13th: 10:00-11:00 AM
September 14th: 1:00-2:00 PM
September 15th: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
September 16th: 1:00-2:00 PM
Facilitator(s): Dr. Brigham, University of Regina
Description:
In this chat, Dr. Brigham, a bat researcher at the University of Regina, will talk about his work with bats.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to session: These live sessions took place during the week of the Treaty 4 Gathering, 2021 and were not recorded.

Virtual Author Visit: Victor Lethbridge

Date & Time: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 10:00-11:00 AM
Facilitator(s): Jo Shepherd – Regina Public Library, Kari Hennenfent – Palliser Regional Library, Tekeyla Friday – Chinook Regional Library, Morgan Kelly – Southeast Regional Library, Anna Scott – Parkland Regional Library, Michael Shires – University of Regina Archer Library
Description:
Join author Victor Lethbridge for a reading from his book, You’re Just Right. He will answer your questions and talk about what it means to be a Treaty citizen. Great for all elementary level students!
Target Audience: Elementary students; Open to all ages
Link to session: Click here to register for this session! If you are in a Manitoba or Alberta Treaty 4 community, call the RPL Hotline at 1-306-777-6000 to register over the phone.

Virtual Author Visit: David A. Robertson

Date & Time: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 10:00-11:00 AM
Facilitator(s): Jo Shepherd – Regina Public Library, Kari Hennenfent – Palliser Regional Library, Tekeyla Friday – Chinook Regional Library, Morgan Kelly – Southeast Regional Library, Anna Scott – Parkland Regional Library, Michael Shires – University of Regina Archer Library
Description:
Join author David Alexander Robertson for a reading from his book, The Barren Grounds. He will share his perspective on being a Treaty citizen and take questions from the audience. Great for all middle and high school students!
Target Audience: Middle years students; High school students; Open to all ages
Link to session: Click here to register for this session! If you are in a Manitoba or Alberta Treaty 4 community, call the RPL Hotline at 1-306-777-6000 to register over the phone.

First Nations Language Keepers Gathering

Date & Time: September 21 & 22, 2021
Facilitator(s): Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre (SICC)
Description:
Annually, the SICC hosts its First Nations Language Keepers Gathering. It is the leading national gathering devoted to preserving, promoting and protecting First Nations languages and cultures. It brings together academics, Elders, Knowledge Keepers, master speakers, educators, community leaders and students from across Canada and the United States. In its 15th year it will be an online virtual gathering hosted in Saskatoon at Prairieland Park on September 21 & 22, 2021 and the theme is Our Sacred Languages Walk With Us.
Target Audience: Open to all ages
Link to website:
First Nations Language Keepers Gathering
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