NATIONAL GATHERING OF ELDERS – DAY ONE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 09, 2019

7:00 am – 7:30 am

FIRE LIGHTING CEREMONY

PIPE CEREMONY

TBA

8:00 a.m.

REGISTRATION

TBA

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

OPENING CEREMONIES

Parade of Nations

TBA

10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

HOLISTIC WELLNESS

 

Wellness practitioners will be available for:

Massage Therapy
Energy clearing
Reiki
Access bars
Healing touch therapy
Hair, Nails, Esthetics
Comprehensive Health Services (ie. hand wax therapy, hearing testing etc.)

TBA

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

NGE TRADESHOW

TBA

12:00 p.m.

LUNCH BREAK

Bagged lunches will be provided

TBA

12:30 p.m.

OPENING PRAYER, TBA

TBA

12:35 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

WELCOME

Host First Nation
Chief Glenn Hudson
Peguis First Nation
Treaty Welcome
TBA
Elders Advisory Council
TBA
Partners
TBA
Special Guests
TBA

TBA

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

Missing and Murdered
Indigenous Women

TBA

2 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

A TASTE OF INDIGENOUS CULTURE

Metis Jiggers
Inuit Throat Singing
First Nations Dancers

CLOSING REMARKS

TBA

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Corporate Sponsors Networking Gala

TBA

NATIONAL GATHERING OF ELDERS – DAY TWO

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

7:00 a.m.

PIPE CEREMONY

TBA

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION

TBA

10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

HOLISTIC WELLNESS

 

Wellness practitioners will be available for:

Massage Therapy
Energy clearing
Reiki
Access bars
Healing touch therapy
Hair, Nails, Esthetics
Comprehensive Health Services (ie. hand wax therapy, hearing testing etc.)

*One day only – Hearing Test available

TBA

10:00 a.m.

INTERTRIBAL SHOWCASE

Parade of Nations
First Nations, Metis & Inuit Showcase

TBA

10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

NGE TRADESHOW

TBA

11:30 am. – 12:30 p.m.

LUNCH BREAK

TBA

1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

INTERTRIBAL SHOWCASE

First Nations, Metis, & Inuit Showcase

TBA

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SWEAT CEREMONY

Transportation is available for first 20 only

TBA

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

SUPPER BREAK

TBA

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

INTERTRIBAL SHOWCASE

First Nations, Metis, & Inuit

TBA

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

FRIENDSHIP / UNITY DANCE

TBA

NATIONAL GATHERING OF ELDERS – DAY THREE

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

7:00 a.m.

PIPE CEREMONY

TBA

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

REGISTRATION

TBA

10:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

HOLISTIC WELLNESS

Wellness practitioners will be available for:

Massage Therapy
Energy clearing
Reiki
Access bars
Healing touch therapy
Hair, Nails, Esthetics
Comprehensive Health Services (ie. hand wax therapy, hearing testing etc.)

TBA

ELDERS FORUM, 9 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

RECONCILIATION

Keynote: TBA

CLIMATE CHANGE

Keynote: TBA

INDIGENOUS HEALTH

Keynote: TBA

REVITALIZATION OF CULTURE & LANGUAGE

Keynote: TBA

MISSING & MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMAN & GIRLS

Keynote: TBA

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

SWEAT CEREMONY

Transportation is available for first 20 only

TBA

ELDERS FORUM HIGHLIGHTS PRESENTATIONS AND OPEN MIC HALL D

2:00 p.m.

RECONCILIATION

Presented by TBA

2:30 p.m.

CLIMATE CHANGE

Presented by TBA

3:00 p.m.

REVITALIZATION OF CULTURE AND LANGUAGE

Presented by TBA

3:30 p.m.

MISSING AND MURDERED INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND GIRLS

Presented by TBA

4:00 p.m.

INDIGENOUS CYCLE OF LIFE

Presented by TBA

TBA

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

SUPPER BREAK

TBA

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

ELDERS TALENT SHOW

Elders must be registered to compete. Please register in advance.

TBA

9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

ELDERS SOCIAL DANCE

TBA

NATIONAL GATHERING OF ELDERS – DAY FOUR

Thursday, September 12, 2019

7:00 a.m.

PIPE CEREMONY

TBA

9:00 am. – 9:30 a.m.

COMING HOME, VOICE OF OUR ELDERS

VIDEO MONTAGE

TBA

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CLOSING CEREMONIES

CLOSING REMARKS

ANNOUNCEMENT OF HOST FOR NATIONAL

ELDERS GATHERING 2021
Host Indigenous Nation

TBA