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March 4, 2020

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Wednesday, March 04, 2020

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Banakonda "Art and Teachings"

As part of Indigenous Education Week 2020, join us for wisdom and teachings with beloved Elder Banakonda Kennedy Kish Bell.

  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Senate Governance Committee (SG)
    The Governance Committee shall have the responsibility of preparing a list of nominees to Senate committees for the annual meeting or as required. The Governance Committee may
    select nominees from outside the Senate except where otherwise stipulated. The establishment of a list of nominees does not preclude nomination from the floor. The Governance Committee shall consider and make recommendations to Senate for the proper functioning of the Senate. (See Terms of Reference 1.4).

    The agenda will be posted approximately one week in advance of the meeting and approved minutes will follow once approved at the subsequent meeting. Full agenda packages can be accessed by staff and faculty on Laurier Connect.

    For questions or concerns please contact Sarah McLellan.
  • Senate
  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Something Sacred - Prayers for the world

    Join us each Wednesday for Prayers for the World with Luther. Master of Divinity students will lead prayers for the world and all are welcome. We host sessions weekly over the lunch hour.

    Stop by any day of the week for different activities:

    • Mondays – Contemplative Music
    • Tuesdays – Reading and Reflecting on the Book of Acts: A Window into the Early Church
    • Wednesdays – Prayers for the World
    • Thursdays – Chilling with Dogs; Multifaith Teachings
    • Fridays – Settler Work: Contemplative Arts, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)

    For more details, see the Winter 2020 program flyer.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Intro to 3D Printing
    3D design and printing is as easy as 1-2-3. Learn the basics of 3D design and printing in an hour. No prior experience required. We will be using Tinkercad for the modelling and LaunchPad3D for slicing.
    Please bring your own laptop to participate in this workshop in the Laurier Library Makerspace.

    This workshop is open to Laurier students, faculty and staff.
  • Library
  • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Door service

    Join us for our weekly Open Door communion service. Open table. All welcome.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM History Career Night

    History’s Museum Career Night – Join us for a Skype conversation and Q&A with two Ottawa museum professionals: Dr. Andrew Burtch, historian at the Canadian War Museum and Sarah McFarlane, collections information specialist with the Canadian Museum of History. They will discuss their training, the job market, and experiences working in the field of public history. All students are welcome!

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Film Screening and Guest Lecture

    Nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up is the documentary directed by Tasha Hubbard that follows the family of the late Colten Boushie, a young Cree man fatally shot in a Saskatchewan farmyard, as they demand justice from Canada's legal system.

    The film will be shown, followed by a guest lecture with the director.

  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM An Evening with Alicia Elliott

    As part of Indigenous Education Week 2020, join us for a dialogue with Six Nations author Alicia Elliott and writer-in-residence Carrianne Leung.


  • Faculty of Arts
  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Water is Life: Indigenous Voices

    Indigenous Peoples are on the front lines of water-related environmental stress, especially in the face of climate change. They also have much to teach the rest of the world about how to respect and care for water. Join us for 3 talks and a panel discussion about Indigenous perspectives on water stewardship, justice and governance.

    Indigenous water rights and governance: The struggle for recognition with Sheri Longboat

    Sheri Longboat is a Haudenosaunee Mohawk of the Six Nations of the Grand River and Associate Professor in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph. With over 20 years of community experience, her research focuses on water security, food sovereignty, and Indigenous planning.

    Women, Anishinaabe Teachings, and Water, with Laurie Minor

    Laurie Minor is Métiskwe or Métis/Anishinaabe and follows Anishinaabe teachings. She has worked at Wilfrid Laurier University in various roles for 18 years and is currently the Administrative Assistant to the Dean in the Faculty of Education. She is currently completing her BA/BEd. Together with other local women she holds Water Ceremonies on the Grand River here in Kitchener.

    The Haudenosaunee Good Mind with Kelly Fran Davis

    Kelly Fran Davis is a local Haudenosaunee woman from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. She is a consultant within many sectors including all levels of education, justice, health, child welfare, arts and culture as well as sciences. Kelly’s ancestors have left legacies across North America regarding Indigenous affairs.


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