Pow wow practice group & learn to jig
The Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and the Indigenous Student Centre have partnered to create the pow wow practice group.
Join us in this safe, family friendly environment where we will learn different pow wow styles, along with song and drum teachings.
- Family friendly
- No experience needed
- Regalia not required
- Hosted by Ray (Coco) Stevenson, Rhonda James, & The Walking Wolf Singers
No need to pre-register. Just show up!
Mondays, Sept. 23 – Dec. 2 | Jan. 13 – May 11
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: 2nd floor ALC
U of M Active Living Centre, 430 University Crescent (Corner of University Crescent & Dafoe Road, click here for a map) (Parking in U Lot, free after 4:30 p.m.)
2nd Floor, Multipurpose Studio 264
Looking for something else than pow wow? Give jigging a try.
Métis jigging is a blend of French, Scottish, Irish and First Nations dance styles. It is a high energy dance with quick and complex footwork so come prepared to work up a good sweat! No previous dance or jigging experience is necessary.
(NEW TIME): Wednesdays, 12:05 – 12:50 p.m., MPS 274, Active Living Centre
How to get to the Active Living Centre at the University of Manitoba?
The Active Living Centre (ALC) at the University of Manitoba is located at 430 University Crescent (at the corner of University Crescent and Dafoe Road). There is a parking lot (called U Lot) located right beside the ALC off of Dafoe Road (take a left at the intersection of University Crescent and Dafoe Road. The parking lot is to your left). Parking is free after 4:30 p.m. There are doors to the ALC facing U Lot.
Once you arrive, make your way to the ALC front desk for further direction.
There are a number of Winnipeg Transit bus routes that lead to and from the University of Manitoba. Please refer to the Winnipeg Transit website (www.winnipegtransit.ca) to plan your trip.
heather [dot] mcrae [at] umanitoba [dot] ca