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Indigenous Star Stories

Description

Cree people have unique perspectives of the constellations and stars that are prominent in the northern skies. Wilfred Buck, known as the Star Guy, will share Indigenous star stories and teachings.

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This program is conducted through zoom. Register to receive a reminder, the evaluation, and any other resources. Click the link to join:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82152366719 

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Wilfred Buck is an Indigenous star lore expert. Wilfred is a Cree Knowledge Keeper who has become known as the “Star guy" because of his expertise on First Nations astronomy. He is one of the foremost Indigenous star-story experts in the world. 

Wilfred is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. He obtained his B.Ed. & Post Bacc. from the University of Manitoba.  As an educator Wilfred has had the opportunity and good fortune to travel to South and Central America as well as Europe and met, shared, and listened to Indigenous people from all over the world.    

He is a husband, father of four, son, uncle, brother, nephew, story-teller, mad scientist, teacher, singer, pipe-carrier, sweat lodge keeper, old person, and sun dance leader.
Wilfred Buck is the author of several books: Tipiskawi Kisik: Night Sky Star Stories, I have Lived Four Lives... , and his new book, Kitcikisik (Great Sky), Stories that Fill the Night. Borrow it now! 

*Registration required
61 spots available
Registration Closed

When


Jun 20 2022, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Where


Online, Zoom 3

Event Type


Learn and Personal Interest

Topic


Multicultural, Artist and Author Talks
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