Inspired by Shumka’s Ancestors and Elders, the Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre (URDC) is partnering with kihêw waciston Indigenous Centre for a two-part Spirit Bear Dialogues event. Honoured guests will explore relationships — past and present — between local Indigenous and Ukrainian communities. There will be a showcase of culturally significant foods, including borscht (beet soup) and bannock, and a panel discussion featuring Indigenous and Ukrainian voices.
Anna Marie Sewell
Moderator: Chelsea Vowel
Performances by Darlene Auger and RUTA (Рута) Ukrainian group.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather in Treaty Six Territory is the traditional gathering place for many Indigenous people. We honour and respect the history, languages, ceremonies and culture of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit who call this territory home.