P r o g r a m

Carleton University, Saturday, March 1, 2014

8:30 – 9:15 am

9:15 – 9:30 am
Welcome, Allan J. Ryan
New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture

Opening prayer, Elder Jim Albert

Welcoming remarks, Roseann O’Reilly Runte
President, Carleton University

9:30 – 10:20 am
Sandra Laronde
Director, Indigenous Arts, the Banff Centre
Artistic Director, Red Sky Performance

10:20 – 10:35 am
Nutrition Break

10:35 – 11:25 am
Michael Kusugak
 author and educator

11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Meryl McMaster
photo artist

12:30 – 1:30 pm
Buffet luncheon of Native cuisine,
Fenn Lounge, Residence Commons

Luncheon Menu:

• Warm bannock bread with maple butter and strawberry jam
• Bitter and sweet greens (baby lettuce, spinach, rocket, and watercress)
mixed with Saskatoon berries and stone cherries,
served with wild honey mustard vinaigrette
• Grilled vegetables and artichoke hearts in balsamic olive oil vinaigrette
topped with spicy pumpkin seed
• Black and red wild rice with sauteed kale and Swiss chard
• Roasted Yukon gold potatoes and sweet yams, with fresh thyme and rosemary
topped with caramelized onions and crisp lardon
• Corn syrup and molasses-glazed root vegetables
• Pan-fried halibut topped with little neck clams in saffron wild mushroom fumet
• Buffalo and beef lima bean ragout
• Pumpkin cheesecake with maple caramel sauce
• Field and Saskatoon berry crumble served with vanilla pod crème fraiche

1:30 – 2:00 pm
A Tribe Called Red in performance

2:20 – 3:10 pm
Jean LaRose
CEO, Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

3:15 – 4:05 pm
A Tribe Called Red
Electric Pow Wow DJ/Producer crew

4:10 – 4:30 pm
Concluding remarks, gift basket draw
Closing prayer

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A presentation of the New Sun Chair in Aboriginal Art and Culture,
with the support of the Dean of Arts and Social Sciences and the New Sun Fund
administered by the Community Foundation of Ottawa, plus the generosity of private donors