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Indigenous wellness day

April 16, 2019 — 

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management’s Indigenous Sport and Wellness Strategy is hosting its inaugural Indigenous wellness day Wednesday, April 24 at the University of Manitoba’s Frank Kennedy Centre.

The afternoon will be built on teachings and lessons from Indigenous Elders and scholars to highlight the importance of wholistic health and the fun and leisure of traditional Indigenous games.

The schedule of events is as follows:

12 noon-1:30 p.m.
Wholistic Health
Elder Dave Courchene
Room 136 Frank Kennedy Centre

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Cleansing with Medicine, Prayer & Song
Grandfather Wanbdi Wakita
ALC Multi-Purpose Studio 264

3-4 p.m.
Lacrosse Session (History & Play!)
Dr. Dan Henhawk and Lacrosse Manitoba
ALC Multi-Purpose Studio 264

This is a free event and open to everyone. Please RSVP to Bree Langlais at bree [dot] langlais [at] umanitoba [dot] ca.

 

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