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September 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free
Elders of the Future
This exhibition, the culmination of a 10-year research project called ‘Raising Spirit’ led by Tanya Pace Crosschild and Dr. Jan Newberry, provides a space to learn about local Blackfoot culture, history and language through art and photography. Elders of the Future, created through a collaboration between the Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society and the U of L’s Institute for Child & Youth Studies (I-CYS) celebrates the incredible resiliency of local Blackfoot communities through their family and child-rearing practices.
Following a wine and cheese reception from 7 to 8 p.m. is a blessing and ceremony featuring Indigenous dancers and drummers.