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FIRST PEOPLES' HOUSE HAS TEMPORARILY MOVED!

Please note that the First Peoples' House location has MOVED temporarily for renovations. You can find us at: 3641 University Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2B3

Indigenous

Two-Spirits Today: Indigenous Voices from the LGBTQ Community

Thu, 2013-11-14 18:00 - 20:00
Native Friendship Centre of Montreal : 2001 St-Laurent Street , H2X 2T3
Prior to European contact, third and fourth gender people, known today as Two-spirit people, were pillars of strength in many Indigenous communities. Two-spirit people identify themselves in both female and male gender roles. An integral part of Indigenous society, they were ceremonial leaders, healers and shamans. Through colonization, Indigenous peoples’ identities and cultures were stripped away.

Contact Information

Contact: Allan Vicaire
Organization: Social Equity and Diversity Education Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3711
Source Site: /fph

12th Annual McGill Pow Wow

Fri, 2013-09-20 11:00 - 16:00
Lower Field, centre of Campus just inside the Roddick Gates : Lower Field, centre of Campus just inside the Roddick Gates
McGill's Pow Wow

First Peoples’ House invites the McGill community to join in the celebration for our 12th Annual Pow Wow on Friday, September 20th, 2013.

Catch the Grand Entry at 11:00am on the Lower Field underneath the big tent.  It will be a full day of traditional dancing and drumming.  You can also buy products from vendors and connect with Indigenous organizations. It is free and open to the public. 

Pow Wow schedule:

Contact Information

Contact: Dana-Marie Williams
Organization: First Peoples' House
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3217
Source Site: /fph

Inequalities: First Nations Children

Wed, 2013-03-13 09:00 - 11:00
Room 232, Leacock Building

Cindy Blackstock is Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta.

A member of the Gitksan Nation, she has worked in the field of child and family services for over 20 years. An author of over 50 publications, her key interests include exploring, and addressing, the causes of disadvantage for Aboriginal children and families by promoting equitable and culturally based interventions.

Contact Information

Contact: Allan Vicaire
Organization: Social Equity and Diversity Education Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-3711
Source Site: /fph