P r o g r a m

Carleton University, Saturday, February 27, 2016

 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
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
film producer and director

10:20 – 10:35 am
Nutrition Break

10:35 – 11:25 am
Katherena Vermette
poet, novelist, and children’s author

11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Robert Houle
painter, curator, critic, and educator

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

Luncheon Menu:

• Warm bannock bread with field berry compote*
• Wild rice mixed with roasted corn and littleneck clams with a sun-dried tomato vinaigrette
• Bitter lettuce and root vegetable salad with Saskatoon berries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette
• Pan-seared rainbow trout fillet topped with fried caper butter and garnished with
roasted julienne fennel bulbs and yellow beets
• Braised bison stew with wild turnip, celery root and mushroom ragout, topped with puff pastry*
• Pan-seared corn polenta with herbs
• Sweet and spicy acorn and butternut squash with roasted rosemary yams
• Rhubarb and strawberry crisp*
• Pecan, butter, and fruit tarts

* contains gluten

1:30 – 2:00 pm
Andrea Menard in concert,
with Robert Walsh (guitar and vocals),
Daniel Roy (drums, percussion, vocals), Kim Brandt (bass)

2:20 – 3:10 pm
Waneek Horn-Miller
Olympic athlete and Storyboots ambassador for Manitobah Mukluks

3:15 – 4:05 pm
Andrea Menard
singer-songwriter and actor

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