The University of Calgary and the Calgary Stampede invite you to join Campfire Chats in recognition of National Aboriginal Day on June 21 at St. Patrick's Island.
- Hear Elder Reg Crowshoe share the story of our region's indigenous heritage and why the Blackfoot call Calgary MOH-KINS-TSIS.
- Enjoy a performance by Vanessa Stiffarm, 2016 Stampede Indian Princess and sample fresh bannock.
- Pull up a blanket and mark the longest day of the year with a journey into Calgary's storied past.
1pm - Triple tipi-raising
2pm - Tipi-painting demonstration
3pm - Traditional drumming and dancing supported by the Aboriginal Friendship Centre of Calgary
6:30pm (RSVP required) - Campfire chat with Reg Crowshoe, former chief of Piikuni First Nation
You can RSVP for the campfire chat at go.ucalgary.ca/CampfireChats
To see a map with directions to St. Patrick's Island, click here