Elders Teaching Series with Anita Crowshoe

UCalgary's Office of Indigenous Engagement invites you to attend the third and final webinar in the 2023 Elders Teaching Series.

Join us on December 7 to welcome ceremonial Elder Anita Crowshoe sharing stories about Napi (Blackfoot Trickster).

December 7, 2023
12 - 1:30 p.m. MT
Online (Zoom webinar)

The Elders Teaching Series is a public learning program that provides a platform for Elders and Traditional Knowledge Keepers to share traditional knowledge and knowledge systems. Supporting our path towards transformative reconciliation, the series encourages building good relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.

About Anita Crowshoe
Anita Crowshoe (Sisti) is a registered band member of the Piikani Nation. Her parents are Reg and Rose Crowshoe, and her grandparents are the late Joseph and Josephine Crowshoe, and Julius and Elizabeth English.
Sisti also holds numerous Indigenous transfers and in 2004, she was transferred “Napi and Buffalo” tipi at a Okan in Piikani territory. Prior to this transfer, Anita was recognized as the child of her father and mother's tipi transfer. She holds this honour in high esteem and takes great care to protect the process and protocols of this responsibility. As a transferred Tipi holder, Anita is proud to be active in ceremonies and community gatherings.
Anita holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Montana Western. Her employment history ranges from dancing at the Fort in Fort MacLeod and being a greeter at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, to serving as a community constable for the RCMP. Anita has also been an Elementary school teacher and BNAS teacher specialist on the Blackfeet Nation. Presently, she is the Senior Indigenous Engagement Advisor for Heritage Park.

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