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AFCC Presents: Bring Your Wisdom-Indigenous Women’s Conference

Aboriginal Friendhip Centre of Calgary (AFCC)

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 11 September 2019 at 4:00 PM

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
AFCC Registration- Corporate/Government
Please use corporate/government email to register.
11 Sep 2019 $399.00 $25.31
AFCC Registration- Non-profit
Please used non-profit email to register.
11 Sep 2019 $299.00 $19.22
AFCC Registration-General Public
Subsidy available for General Public with limited resources who would like to attend. Please contact Doreen Williams: dwilliams@afccalgary.org.
11 Sep 2019 $199.00 $13.13

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The Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary (AFCC) is hosting Bring Your Wisdom, a two-day Gathering, September 10 and 11, 2019 to honor Indigenous women and two-spirited people. The Gathering is to honor and celebrate the traditional roles of Indigenous women and two-spirited people who live and work in our community.

 

AFCC has lined up a roster of powerful speakers who will share their wisdom including keynote speaker, singer-songwriter and Companion of the Order of Canada, Buffy Sainte-Marie. Senator Patti Labouacane-Benson who is Metis and director of research a the Native Counselling Services of Alberta, Dr. Lana Whiskeyjack is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta, and Georgina Lightening First Nations Film director, screenwriter and actress who will show her new film Grandmother’s Medicine. Native American Music Awards(USA) winner Sandra Sutter will perform from her award-winning album Cluster Stars.

 

On the beautiful Tsuu T’ina Nation Grey Eagle Resort and Casino, participants are close to public transit, free parking and AFCC Early Childhood Educators will be on hand to provide free child-care. Bring Your Wisdom is a barrier-free gathering.

 

AFCC does not want conference fees to be a barrier to attending Bring Your Wisdom. If you are in need of a financial subsidy to attend the conference please contact Doreen Williams at dwilliams@afccalgary.org.

 

AFCC is offering modest conference fees for other participants which include a lunch on both days and healthy snacks. Conference fees are:

 Corporate and Government - $399 + GST

 Not-For-Profit - $299 + GST

 

When registering, let us know how many children are attending the conference with you and their ages. Grey Eagle is providing gluten free food options for participants; however if you are diabetic, please let us know and we will ensure other food options are available.

Please register before August 30, 2019!

 

Have questions about AFCC Presents: Bring Your Wisdom-Indigenous Women’s Conference? Contact Aboriginal Friendhip Centre of Calgary (AFCC)

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Grey Eagle Resort and Casino
3777 Grey Eagle Drive
Calgary, AB T3E 3X8
Canada

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, 11 September 2019 at 4:00 PM


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Aboriginal Friendhip Centre of Calgary (AFCC)

The Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary is a non-profit organization with a mandate to provide social, cultural, education and employment services to the Aboriginal peoples within the Calgary Metropolitan area. AFCC plays a regular and significant role in the daily lives of our members in many ways: providing care for our children, our elderly, our in need and our homeless; enabling access to cultural and spiritual care; offering referrals for suitable housing, food, clothing, pursuit of education, skill development and training; and building a resourceful Aboriginal community. AFCC’s non-profit family is an expression of how we live, what we value, where we turn for comfort and where we turn when in need.

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