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Thursday, February 7 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Exploring Powwows and Round Dances: Storytelling through Movement and Music

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First Nation communities throughout Canada have many different types of music and celebrations that are unique to their community and/or nation. During this workshop you will the explore the significance and meaning of components of the powwow and round dance, such as regalia, song and dance. You will learn about current resources to support your learning of powwows and round dances, as well as learn a few dance steps!


Melissa Purcell

Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development, Alberta Teachers' Association
Melissa Purcell is Dene from Smith's Landing First Nation. She is an Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development, Indigenous Education with the Alberta Teachers’ Association and is the team lead for the Walking Together: Education for Reconciliation project. Melissa is a fancy... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Westin: Strathcona Rm 10135 100 St NW
  • Room Details Open Max Capacity - 100
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English
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