Winter Cities

The mini muk luk

a winter aboriginal/ fur trade based outside event. Events could be things like: making a fire and boil some tea (a race) , snow shoe races, tall tales, round dance, orienteering, snow sculptures, snow soccer (Inuit used to play under the northern lights with a skin ball), snow angel comp....there is no end to the possibilities. It will bridge the urban aboriginal affairs committee with Edmontonians and build understanding! ...more »

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Aboriginal / First Nations Festival

I’ve always thought that this city needs to properly celebrate its first nations heritage. My idea would see a large festival, a massive central teepee city, and presentations by indigenous thought leaders from around the World. Think TedX meets Heritage Days, housed in warmed but winter styled event facilities in Churchill Square, Fort Edmonton and the Rossdale lands. Include local educational aspects for school children, ...more »

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