Fort William First Nation Hosts Traditional Teachers and Elders Event

Drumming at Fort William First Nation Pow Wow
Drumming at Fort William First Nation Pow Wow - Photo James Murray

The Wigwam at the Pow Wow Grounds is used for traditional ceremonies - Fort William First Nation
The Wigwam at the Pow Wow Grounds is used for traditional ceremonies – Fort William First Nation

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION – ABORIGINAL – Fort William First Nation will be host to a Traditional Teachers and Visiting Elders Program this weekend:

Traditional Teachers & Visiting Elders Program
EAGLE STAFF TEACHINGS
Community Centre/Bingo Hall
Saturday, March 15, 2014
CULTURAL ROOM
9am – 4pm

Traditional Teacher: Chief Dean Sayers, Batchewana First Nation of Ojibways

A C T I V I T I E S

Opening Ceremony
Eagle Staff Purpose & Protocols
Honouring Our Veterans
Eagle Staff Construction
Young Leaders Eagle Staff
Anemki Wahjewh Drum
Closing Ceremony

CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT

For more information contact; Cultural Coordinator: bear@fwfn.com 622.4998

Eagle Staff Teachings
Agenda

9:00am – 9:30am OPENING CEREMONY
Victor Pelletier, Elder

Sacred Pipe & Water: Chief Dean Sayers, Batchewana

Welcoming Remarks: Chief Georjann Morriseau, FWFN

9:30am – 10:15am Eagle Staff Teachings: Chief Dean Sayers
Origins & Purpose

10:15am – 10:30am B R E A K ALL

10:30am – 12:00pm Eagle Staff Protocols: Chief Dean Sayers

12:00pm – 1:00p: B U F F E T L U N C H
Deer Meat Stew, Fish, Blueberries, Water

1:00pm – 2:30pm Teachings of the Area: Victor Pelletier and Myles Pervais

2:30 pm – 2:45pm B R E A K

2:45pm – 3:45pm Eagle Staff Construction: Chief Dean Sayers

3:45pm – 4:00pm CLOSING CEREMONY
Victor Pelletier, Elder
Anemki Wahjewh FWFN Youth Drum