Canadore to Host 29th Annual Pow-Wow
Feb 1, 2019 | Canadore College
(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – This weekend, Canadore will be hosting its 29th annual pow-wow.
Organized by the college’s First Peoples’ Centre and the Canadore Aboriginal Student Association, the event will include opportunities for the community to learn about the importance of celebrating culture and
“It is unusual for a college to be able to say that they are hosting their 29th annual pow-wow,” said Mary Wabano, director of Canadore’s First Peoples’ Centre. “Canadore College has played an integral role in Indigenous education, academically and culturally, for decades. We are so proud of that, and we invite people to join us at this gathering which is truly community-driven, no matter what your heritage is.”
The cultural gathering will include drumming, dancing, Indigenous arts
Event: 29th Annual Pow-Wow
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 12 p.m. Grand Entry
Location: Gymnasium, College Drive Campus, 100 College Drive, North Bay, Ont.
Nearly 20 percent of Canadore’s total student population is of Ojibway, Oji-Cree, Cree Algonquin, Mohawk, Inuit or Métis descent from Ontario, Québec and nation-wide, one of the highest representations in the provincial college system.
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