Never Call a Meeting a Pow Wow: And Other Steps for Creating a Successful Indigenous Event


This panel shared the presenters’ experiences in attending, planning, and executing Indigenous events. By sharing this knowledge, it is hoped that participants will leave with an understanding of some fundamental steps in planning Indigenous inspired events. More specifically, the following questions will be tackled: What role does the Indigenous community play in the planning of events? What is the role of an Indigenous Elder? What does cultural protocol look like?


Tanya Ball, Anne Carr-Wiggin, Sharon Farnel, Gabrielle Lamontagne, Kayla Lar-Son, Sheila Laroque

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