Feeding Our Spirit: Indigenous Food Sovereignty

February 1, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
307 Tier Building, University of Manitoba

Winter 2017 Colloquium: Tim Stevenson

“Feeding Our Spirit: Indigenous Food Sovereignty from a Oshkabaawis”

Tim Stevenson

#UMNATV 2017 Winter Colloquium
307 Tier Building
12:30-1:30 pm

Tim Stevenson is from Peguis First Nation and has family in Fox Lake, Manitoba. He is the author of “Standing Medicine People: A guide to common medicines found in south central Manitoba” and has worked extensively with First Nation communities in Manitoba, providing research, advocacy, facilitation and liaison addressing issues such as, health and wellness, education, employment and training and youth development. More recently he has been working with northern Indigenous communities on a variety of food security initiatives. Tim is passionate about learning traditional customs and enjoys working with the community and sitting with the elders and community members hearing and learning about their experiences and finding ways to serve his community by providing support to community cultural events and ceremony.

“Revisions and Revitalizations: The Role of Native Studies in the Future”
Department of Native Studies Winter 2017 Colloquium Series
University of Manitoba
Wednesdays, 12:30-1:30 pm (note NEW time!)

For more information contact Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, UMNATV Colloquium Coordinator at niigaan.sinclair@umanitoba.ca

For more on the Department of Native Studies click here:http://umanitoba.ca/native_studies/