Mountain Symposium - VIDEO AVAILABLE
Dec
15
1:00pm 1:00pm

Mountain Symposium - VIDEO AVAILABLE

The Canadian Mountain Network is hosting the Mountain Symposium to bring mountain community members and mountain researchers together to engage with and learn from each other. Symposium Attendees will have the opportunity to work in breakout groups to generate research questions and suggest solutions to the panelists’ identified concerns.

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Winter Solstice 2016
Dec
14
4:30pm 4:30pm

Winter Solstice 2016

The Winter Solstice is an annual social event, which brings together the northern research community from the University, senior administration, partners and stakeholders from government, industry, and the engaged public. In conjunction with the social event, UAlberta Press will launch 2 books throughout the evening. 

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Spirit of the Mountains — Northern Indigenous Stories of Place - VIDEO AVAILABLE JANUARY 2017
Dec
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Spirit of the Mountains — Northern Indigenous Stories of Place - VIDEO AVAILABLE JANUARY 2017

  • 1-140 Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (map)
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Mountains play a significant role for northern Indigenous peoples through storytelling.  Stories of their hardship as well as their celebratory accounts of their people demonstrate an innate connection to land and place; places of their ancestors through their various stories of origin.

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Bison in the Mountains: Panel discussion of Banff National Park reintroduction program - VIDEO AVAILABLE
Dec
12
6:30pm 6:30pm

Bison in the Mountains: Panel discussion of Banff National Park reintroduction program - VIDEO AVAILABLE

  • 1-430 Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Mountain Festival Welcome will feature a short introductory presentation from the Canadian Mountain Network followed by the evening's keynote presentation on the history of bison conservation, from the rescue of the species from extinction, to its return as an ecological force.

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The Last Mooseskin Boat
Dec
12
6:00pm 6:00pm
NWT

The Last Mooseskin Boat

Learn about the making of a moose skin boat, honouring the history of the Mountain Dene people. These boats, made out of moose hide dried and stretched over a wooden frame, were used for generations to transport people and trade goods from mountainous regions to trading centres. 

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