Workshop on Woodland Cree Kinship System Photo: Robin McLeod 2015

Workshop on Woodland Cree Kinship System

Stanley Mission, Saskatchewan

Indigenous, Other — Collective Creation, Hands-On Activity

The Book “Kinship Wheel: Wahkotowin, Cree Language ‘TH’ Dialect” a model that can be used for teaching kinship in the classroom hosted by Robin McLeod from Stanley Mission, author of the book.

This one-day workshop will be held in the community of Stanley Mission on September 29th, 2017 at the Stanley Mission Settlement Hall (red building). This workshop is a full day event.

If you have always been interested on how your kinship system works but did not know where to start, then this workshop is for you. OPEN TO ANYONE

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This activity is in English.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Storytelling, Genealogy, All Ages, Kinship systems

When

Fri 29 Sep 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Sat 30 Sep No events scheduled.
Sun 01 Oct No events scheduled.
In case of rain:

held indoors

Where

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Stanley Mission, Saskatchewan
Stanley Mission, Saskatchewan

Building

Settlement Hall

Organizer

Robin McLeod

Robin McLeod was raised on the land on the majestic and famous Misinipiy, Churchill River. Robin was raised on his father’s income as a trapper in the winter and a guide in the summer. Once these industries were no longer viable Robin’s family moved into the Lac La Ronge Indian Band community of Stanley Mission where a majority of their relatives reside. Growing up in a big, but a close knit family, Robin had to become familiar with the aspects of kinship in order to understand where each and every family member sits within his nucleus family. Robin lived in the community where he got his education from the local school. The Cree language was the only language used in the home of the McLeod’s and fluency was evident through out the cycle of Robin’s life in his community. In 2004 Robin graduated from the University of Regina where he received a four-year degree in Arts: Indigenous Studies. Robin has two boys, Kestin and Lindon; one girl, Rhonda; One granddaughter, Cathy and his wife’s name is Phyllis Charles. Robin strongly believes that strong healthy families built strong healthy communities and this knowledge is reflection of the kinship system used by the community.

Activity Contact

Robin McLeod
creemancan[at]gmail[dot]com
306-961-2657 or 306-635-2570

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