From Oct. 21 to 25, the U of G community celebrates Aboriginal Awareness Week and Queer Identities Week. Take part in events happening across campus.
Aboriginal Awareness Week – Full event listing on GryphLife
Acknowledging the First Nations, Métis and Inuit presence and partnerships on campus, and opportunities for education and discussion.
Queer Identities Week – Full event listing on GryphLife
A collaborative effort of many campus groups, clubs and organizations focused on engaging and fostering community for LGBTQ2IA+ students at U of G.
The following events are collaborations across both Aboriginal Awareness Week and Queer Identities Week
Monday, October 21
Two-Spirit Flag Raising & Drop-in Info Session
10 a.m. Flag raising | University Centre South Entrance (near bus loop)
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Drop-in info session | University Centre 390
Thursday, October 24
LGBTQ2IA+ Weekly Discussion with OUTline: Non-Eurocentric Queer Stories
- How do other cultures view LGBTQ2IA+ folks differently from Western culture?
- What does your path towards accepting your queerness look like? Do you find it different than the stories that are often told today?
- How do you find a community? Are their additional stressors or steps you have to take to find community compared to most people around you?
5:30 to 6:30pm | Raithby House, Room 100
Friday, October 25
Two-Spirit Singer/Songwriter Shawnee Performance
Noon – 1 p.m. | University Centre Courtyard