L’nui’sultinej – Let Us Speak in Mi’kmaw

May 17-19, 2017

 Wednesday, May 17, 2017

4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Alison Bernard Memorial High School Gymnasium -- 4673 Shore Road  Eskasoni, NS

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Round Dance

Round Dance (Ko’jua Style)

Emcee: Michael R Denny

Thursday, May 18, 2017

9:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Allison Bernard Memorial Gymnasium

8:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Registration

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. - Opening

9:30 - 10:30 - Keynote

Nutrition Break

11:00 - 12:15 - Elders Panel

Opening Remarks:

Eleanor Bernard, Executive Director, Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey

Chief Leroy Denny, Eskasoni First Nation

Elizabeth Cremo, Director of Education, Eskasoni First Nation

AANDC Representative

Wyatt White, Director Mi’kmaq Services Division, Department of Education and Early Childhood Education

Essisoqnikewey Siawa’sik-l’nuey Kina’matninewo’kuo’m (ESK) Drum Group

Keynote: Diane Mitchell, Blaire Gould - Adult Immersion Experience in Listuguj

Elders Panel - 5  Elders of the Unama’ki Communities

Moderator: Alwyn Jeddore

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break    Eskasoni Elementary & Middle School Gymnasium

Time:

Room 105/106 (1st Floor)

Room 102/103 (1st Floor)

Room 202  (2nd Floor)

Room 101 (1st Floor)

Room 107 (1st Floor)

Room 207 (2nd Floor)

Other/Offsite/Outdoor

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Albert Marshall Sr.

Two-Eyed Seeing

 

Terry Denny, Luke Denny, Seth Doucette

Hunting, Trapping

Outdoor Education

Mike Parkhill

Made in Eskasoni

Michael R Denny

Mi’kmaw Mawiomi & Powwows

Madeline Poulette, Joanne Poulette

Waltes -

Rules of the Game

Jane Meader & Lottie Johnson

Naming Ceremony

**Limited Seats 15**

See Cultural Demonstrations & Workshops for More Info

2:00 – 2:15- p.m. Break

Time:

Room 105/106 (1st Floor)

Room 102/103 (1st Floor)

Room 202  (2nd Floor)

Room 101 (1st Floor)

Room 107 (1st Floor)

Room 207 (2nd Floor)

Other/Offsite/Outdoor

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

Beverly Jeddore

Smudge & Ceremony

How Do You Begin?

Gerald Gloade

Kluskap Legends, Oral histories, and our cultural memory timeline

Gail Stevens

L’nui’simk: A strategy in the Primary Immersion Classroom

Nelson Paul

Mi’kmaw Game:

Wapnaqn

Storytelling

A’tukwemk

Elders of the Conference

Kristen Basque

MFCS: Duty to Report

Roles & Responsibilities of the Agency

Jonathan Cox,

Karen Cox & Blair Herve

Educaching:: Seek and you Shall Find

Goat Island **2 Hours

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Break

Time:

Room 105/106 (1st Floor)

Room 102/103 (1st Floor)

Room 202  (2nd Floor)

Room 101 (1st Floor)

Room 107 (1st Floor)

Room 207 (2nd Floor)

Other/Offsite/Outdoor

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Ernest Johnson

Kisitlias

Joel Denny

Mi’kmaw Dance & Songs

Blaire Gould, Yolanda Denny & Jarrett Laughlin

Oral Language Assessment

MK’s Development

Bernie Francis

Orthography, Structure and Rules

Storytelling

A’tukwemk

Elders of the Conference

Calvin Stevens

Culture in the Classroom:

Eskasoni Immersion Practice in Pedagogy

Clark Paul

Sweat Lodge

**Outside**

**Wikuom**

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Banquet/Reception Sarah Denny Memorial Cultural Centre (Eskasoni)

 8:00 pm - 12:00 am - Social Entertainment by The Relatives

Friday, May 19, 2017

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Allison Bernard Memorial Gymnasium

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Keynote

10:30 - 11:30 - Presentation Session

OR

10:30 - 11:30 - Planning Session

Nutrition Break

11:30 - 12:30 - Closing followed with Lunch

Keynote: Bernie Francis

Presentation Session - Listed Below

OR

Planning Session - Follow up from the Siawi-L’nui’sultinej Conference in September 2017. (Gymnasium)

Carousel Activity

Closing Ceremony

Presentation Session (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)

Time:

Room 105/106 (1st Floor)

Room 102/103 (1st Floor)

Room 202  (2nd Floor)

Room 101 (1st Floor)

Room 107 (1st Floor)

Room 207 (2nd Floor)

Other/Offsite/Outdoor

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Barbara Sylliboy

Mi’kmaw Stories

**Mi’kmaw Only Session**

Kji Keptin Antle Denny

Mi’kmaq Grand Council

Janean & Tex Marshall

Yoga

Ida Johnson-Denny

Overview of the ESK Immersion Program

Storytelling

A’tukwemk

Elders of the Conference

Gerald Gloade & Trevor Gould

The Mi’kmaw Ecological Calendar based on the 13 Moons

Jane Meader & Lottie Johnson

 Ceremonies & Celebrations
**Outside**

**Wikuom**

11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Closing     Eskasoni Elementary & Middle School Gymnasium

12:15 - Lunch