2015 Annual Gathering Schedule

The Wyandotte Nation 12th Annual Gathering will be held Wednesday September 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – Friday September 11, 2015 at Noon

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
(All activities at the Bearskin Fitness Center Gymnasium and Community Center)

1:00 to 1:15 – Welcome and introductions. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)
1:15 pm to 1:45 – History. How did our ancestors make things and live? Clothing, Garments, Tools and Utensils. (facilitated by Lloyd Divine)
1:45 to 2:00 – Introduction of Dr. John Steckley. (facilitated by Lloyd Divine)
2:00 to 2:30 – Language. (facilitated by Dr. John Steckley)
2:30 to 2:45 – Break.
2:45 to 4:45 – Crafts/Special Interests. (facilitated by Loretta Combes and Kim Garcia)
4:45 to 5:15 – Transition to Community Center.
5:15 to 7:00 – Social, Games and Dinner.
7:00 to 7:15 – Transition to Gazebo.
7:15 to 9:00 – Storytelling with Family and Friends. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
(All activities at the Bearskin Fitness Center Gymnasium, Artie Nesvold Title VI Building, and Community Center)

9:00 to 9:15 – Welcome and introductions. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)
9:15 to 9:45 – How did our ancestors make things and live? Shelter, Food and Storage. (facilitated by Lloyd Divine)
9:45 to 10:15 – Language. (facilitated by Dr. John Steckley)
10:15 to 10:30 – Break.
10:30 to 12:00 – Social Dancing. (facilitated by Shawn King)

Noon to 1:30 – Lunch at Artie Nesvold Title VI Building.

1:30 pm to 3:30 – Crafts/Special Interests. (facilitated by Loretta Combes and Kim Garcia)
3:30 to 3:45 – Break.
3:45 to 4:15 – Language. (facilitated by Dr. John Steckley)
4:15 to 4:45 – Know Your Nation. (facilitated by Chief Billy Friend and Second Chief Norman Hildebrand)
4:45 to 5:15 – Questions and Answers. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)
5:15 – 5:45 – Transition to Community Center.
5:45 – 7:00 – Social, Games and Traditional Dinner.
7:00 to 7:15 – Transition to Gazebo.
7:15 to 9:00 – Storytelling with Family and Friends. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
(All activities at the Bearskin Fitness Center (outdoors), Community Center, and Artie Nesvold Title VI Building)

9:00 to 10:00 – Welcome and introduction of Special Guests. (facilitated by the Wyandotte Nation Culture Committee)
10:00 to 10:30 – Groundbreaking Ceremony. Wyandotte Nation Cultural Center/Museum. (facilitated by Chief Billy Friend and Second Chief Norman Hildebrand)
10:30 to 10:45 – Transition to Community Center.
10:45 to 12:00 – Crafts/Special Interests and closing.

Noon to 1:30 – (OPTIONAL) Lunch at Artie Nesvold Title VI Building.

1:30 to 5:00 – (OPTIONAL) Crafts/Special Interests or time on your own.
5:00 to close – Wyandotte Nation Pow Wow.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED OF EVERYONE ATTENDING!

Watch for more on this event on Facebook, the Wyandotte Nation website and the next Turtle Talk.

Questions, suggestions or comments, please email the Culture Committee at culture@ wyandotte-nation.org, or Marilyn Young at marilyn.s.young57@ gmail.com.  If you do not have access to a computer to submit questions or to register please contact the Tribal Office at (918) 678-2297 or (800) 256-2539.

Tizameh!

NOTES:
1. ALL sessions will be held in the Bearskin Wellness Center Gymnasium.
2. Special interest session are subject to change. Attendees will be allowed to register for one special interest area only.
3. Evening meals will be held at the Title VI – Artie Nesvold Building.

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