Ininiw Acakosuk (The Cree Stars)
Tuesday, November 30th, 2021
- 10:00am - 11:00am
- Online, Edmonton
ININIW ACAKOSUK will focus on astronomy from an Indigenous perspective generally and Cree Astronomy specifically. ININIW constellations will be identified and the sacred “tellings” associated with these constellations will be shared.
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WILFRED BUCK OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION (OCN)
Wilfred has taught Math, Science, Indigenous Issues and Cultural Awareness to classes at the middle & high school levels as well as speaking at numerous universities.
Taught a 1st year Astronomy class for the University of Brandon.
Wilfred is a Husband, Father, Educator, Astronomer, Author, Artisan, Sun Dance Chief, Knowledge Keeper, as well as a host of other interests.
Wilfred shares…”I have had the opportunity to meet and share with Indigenous People from all over the world and the thing that has made an impact in my thought processes is the understanding that ALL people have deep concepts of intellectual thought, capacity of intellectual discourse, unbounding common-sense and a shared belief/faith that ACAK (spirit) guides our interactions with everything”.
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