Idle No More…and more!

With Buffy Sainte-Marie

Are you interested in learning more about the Idle No More movement and discussing its impact? Are you available on Tuesday January 29, 2013 from 2:30-4:30 pm on the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba? Would you like to have the opportunity to be one of 20 participants to interact with Buffy St. Marie as she leads a discussion on the relationship between Indigenous Peoples of Canada and Canadians? If you answered yes to any and all of the above, then please RSVP as soon as possible (see below).

This Couchiching Conversation is organized by members of the University of Manitoba's 'Respect Campaign Collective' which is made up of representatives from the University of Manitoba Students' Union, the Graduate Students' Association, administrative units and faculties that want to make the U of M a respectful and inclusive working and learning environment.


About Buffy Sainte-Marie

An audacious attitude to life, both on and off the stage, has allowed Buffy Sainte-Marie to inspire people around the world for more than four decades. In the early 60s Buffy toured North America, breaking misconceptions about what it means to be Indigenous. In the resulting years, she faced political suppression but has continued her activism through music, art and education. Buffy will be at the Fort Garry campus of the University of Manitoba, from 12-2 pm in the MPR room (2nd Floor University Centre) for a free speaking engagement where she will talk about the Idle No More movement and share her story. Buffy has also graciously agreed to lead a more intimate discussion in the form of a Couchiching Conversation.


Free event with limited seating, so please register. 

Tuesday, January 29 , 2013
Location: The location will be e-mailed to the first 20 people who RSVP.
MB - University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
Time: 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Admission: Free
Light snacks will be served
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