Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series: Xakiji (Chief) Lee Crowchild

ii’ taa’poh’to’p’s 2019/20 Indigenous Knowledge Public Lecture Series welcomes thought-provoking Indigenous thinkers across all disciplines, honouring UCalgary’s commitment to truth and reconciliation.

Lee Crowchild will discuss the changing landscape on and around the Tsuu'tina Nation west of Calgary, and his approach to municipal partnerships on large-scale land development projects.

Xakiji Lee Crowchild is a third generation Xakiji following in the footsteps of his father, Gordon Crowchild and his grandfather, David Crowchild whom Crowchild Trail is named after.

Xakiji Crowchild graduated from Washington State University ‘82 B.Sc.P.E with a focus on biomechanics and Exercise Physiology, the University of British Columbia ’99 Dipl. EDST, Diploma in Film at The Vancouver Film School ’02. He started at Mount Royal (College) University, where he was asked to return as an instructor.
Crowchild has worked in many capacities and positions within Tsuut’ina, including Manager of Infrastructure, Director of Public Works, and Emergency Management for the Nation. Outside the Nation he has also held a wide-range of positions for various boards including APTN Board of Directors and the Chairman of Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society Board of Directors.

Oct. 24, 2019
6 - 8 p.m.

City Building Design Lab
616 Macleod Trail SE

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Presented by ii’ taa’poh’to’p, UCalgary's Indigenous Strategy in partnership with the Haskayne Westman Centre for Real Estate Studies

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