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Indigenous Events in Grande Prairie | Jan-Apr 2020

Updated: Jan 27

Grande Prairie, AB is rich in Indigenous culture and traditions. Open yourself to immersive experiences and cultural learning as a welcome guest at Indigenous gatherings, events, performances, and workshops.

Here is a list of Indigenous events coming to Grande Prairie in 2020:

Honoring Connections

↠ January 11, 2020

↠ St. Joseph Church, Grande Prairie

Appreciating that our sacred journey is on Treaty 8 territory please join us as we acknowledge and recognize the homeland of the many diverse Indigenous people whose ancestors have walked this land since time immemorial. We will hear about the importance of land to Indigenous people and will experience the Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada on a Giant Floor map. Come enjoy light refreshments and explore the map.

1:00-2:00 pm- Opening: Smudge, Blessing & Keynote speaker

2:00-4:00 pm- Drop in activities

Find more details here.

MNA Headstrong Youth Summit

↠ January 11, 2020

↠ Pomeroy Hotel, Grande Prairie

Saturday, January 11: Main Event: 8:30am-4:00pm AND Dinner/Culture Workshop: 5:00pm-9:00pm. Find more details here.

Grande Prairie 7th Annual Aboriginal Circle of Services (GPACOS) Community Round Dance

↠ February 1, 2020

↠ St. John Paul II Catholic High School

Indigenous Iskwew+ in Leadership Symposium

↠ February 13 & 14, 2020

↠ Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre

Visit their Facebook page for the most up to date information and speaker announcements.

Register for this event here.

21st Annual Spirit Seekers Youth Conference

↠ March 13 & 14, 2020

↠ Hosted by the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre

↠ Location: Grande Prairie Regional College

Northern Alberta's Largest Youth Conference! This youth conference is open to young people ages 11-29. Opening Ceremonies, Indigenous Youth Role Model Awards, and a community feast and round dance are also open to the public.

  • This years theme is: ‘Our Children Matter’.

  • Find more details here.

  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Click here to register as a volunteer.

5th Annual Sacred Fire Teachings

April 22- 24, 2020

Hosted by Thunderbird Inc.

↠ Location: Camp Tamarack

Find more details here.

Weekly Pow Wow Dance Practice

↠ Every Wednesday Evening from 6:00pm- 8:00pm

↠ Hosted by Traditional Paths Society

↠ Location: St. Clements School

  • Find more information here.

7 Sacred Teachings Program

↠ Runs every Wednesday afternoon from Jan 22-Mar 11, 2020

↠ Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

↠ Location: Stepping Stones Society Downtown Location

Find more information here.

With All My Relations Community Group

↠ Every Monday Evening from 6:00pm- 9:00pm

↠ Hosted by Northreach in partnership with the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre

↠ Location: 9613 98 Street

A community partnership utilizing Indigenous culture, connection, relationship building, education and awareness as harm reduction. Find more information here.

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Last updated January 27, 2020.

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