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The event KWE! Meet with Indigenous Peoples aims to present the 11 Indigenous Nations in Quebec to the public. The event’s program includes shows by talented Indigenous artists, discussions on the issues faces by Indigenous communities, films, workshops on traditional knowledge, demonstrations of arts and crafts as well as meeting people.

It is a unique opportunity to learn about the realities, issues and cultures of First Nations and Inuit in a festive atmosphere.

The Huron-Wendat Nation as a host Nation and the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador invite you to this event from
August 30 to September 2, 2019, at the place de l’Assemblée-Nationale in Quebec City! Admission is free!

2019 Program 

Download the PDF program

 

12 – 8 pm

Cooking wild game in the traditional Wendat way

Weaving and beading workshops (ongoing) – fee-based activity

Cultural hub of the First Nations

Inuit space in partnership with the Makivik Corporation and the Avataq Cultural Institute

The Whispering Woods: space to discover the languages of the 11 Nations

Librairie Hannenorak, Indigenous readings

Pop-up shop, Indigenous crafts

“Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space:

Discussions:

1 – 2 pm                    Straight facts on the rights and privileges of Indigenous people

4 – 5 pm                    The hopes and challenges of Indigenous youth

Movie screening:

6 – 8 pm                    Waban-Aki : peuple du soleil-levant (Alanis Obomsawin)

 

1 – 4:30 pm

Conferences:

1 – 2:30 pm: “Mon chemin innu” with Dr. Stanley Vollant

3 – 4:30 pm: “La sécurisation culturelle en contexte autochtone” with Pierre Picard

 

5:30 – 6:30

Opening ceremony: Dancing, singing and speeches

 

7:30 – 11 pm

7:30 pm        Performance by Saali

8 pm               Performance by Laura Niquay

9:15 pm         Performance by A Tribe Called Red

11 am – 12 pm

Walk the Path of a Thousand Dreams: A march with Dr. Stanley Vollant starting at the entrance of the site and winding through the Plains of Abraham

 

12 – 6 pm

Crée-à-KWE!, creative space for youth – make-up at all times :

12 – 1:30 pm                   Stories and legends with Yolande Okia Picard

2 – 6 pm                    Porcupine quills objects-making workshops (ongoing)

2 – 3 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

3 – 4 pm                    Bracelet-making workshop

4 – 5 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

5 – 6 pm                    Keychain-making workshop

 

12 – 8 pm

Cooking wild game and fish in the traditional Mi’gmaq way

Weaving and beading workshops (ongoing) – fee-based activity

Cultural hub of the First Nations

Inuit space in partnership with the Makivik Corporation and the Avataq Cultural Institute

The Whispering Woods: space to discover the languages of the 11 Nations

Librairie Hannenorak, Indigenous readings

Pop-up shop, Indigenous crafts

“Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space:

Discussions:

1 – 2 pm                    Our political realities: discussions with First Nations’ Chiefs

4 – 5 pm                    Issues and mobilization of Indigenous women

Movie screening:

6 – 8 pm                    Indian Horse – in French (Stephen Campanelli)

 

7 – 11 pm

7 pm               Performance by Scott-Pien Picard

8 pm               Performance by Nimuk and Friends

9:30 pm       Performance by KXO

12 – 6 pm

Crée-à-KWE!, creative space for youth – make-up at all times :

12 – 1:30 pm            Stories and legends with Yolande Okia Picard

2 – 6 pm                    Porcupine quills objects-making workshops (ongoing)

2 – 3 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

3 – 4 pm                    Bracelet-making workshop

4 – 5 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

5 – 6 pm                    Keychain-making workshop

 

12 – 8 pm

Cooking wild game in the traditional Innu way

Weaving and beading workshops (ongoing) – fee-based activity

Cultural hub of the First Nations

Inuit space in partnership with the Makivik Corporation and the Avataq Cultural Institute

The Whispering Woods: space to discover the languages of the 11 Nations

Librairie Hannenorak, Indigenous readings

Pop-up shop, Indigenous crafts

“Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space:

Discussions:

1 – 2 pm                    The hopes and challenges of Indigenous youth

4 – 5 pm                    Issues and mobilization of Indigenous women

Movie screening:

6 – 8 pm                    Innu Nikamu : Chanter la résistance (Kevin Bacon Hervieux)

Performance:

8 – 10 pm

 8 pm                           Performance by Kashtin

12 – 6 pm

Crée-à-KWE!, creative space for youth – make-up at all times :

12 – 1:30 pm            Stories and legends with Yolande Okia Picard

2 – 6 pm                    Porcupine quills objects-making workshops (ongoing)

2 – 3 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

3 – 4 pm                    Bracelet-making workshop

4 – 5 pm                    Dreamcatcher-making workshop

5 – 6 pm                    Keychain-making workshop

Cooking wild game in the traditional Innu way

Weaving and beading workshops (ongoing) – fee-based activity

Cultural hub of the First Nations

Inuit space in partnership with the Makivik Corporation and the Avataq Cultural Institute

The Whispering Woods: space to discover the languages of the 11 Nations

Librairie Hannenorak, Indigenous readings

Pop-up shop, Indigenous crafts

“Indigenous Peoples: Fact and Fiction” space:

Discussions:

1 – 2 pm                    Straight facts on the rights and privileges of Indigenous people

4 – 5 pm                    Quebec-Indigenous peoples relations: what brings us together

 

Contact us

kwequebec@gmail.com