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"Weaving Baskets of Knowledge" Conference 2019

2019-06-05
Weaving Baskets of Knowledge Conference 2019
Join us June 5th to 9th 2019 for Conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick! The theme for 2019's conference is Weaving Baskets of Knowledge - Akonutomahtimok: Askomiw Latokonasuwol Kcicihtuwakonol 

The weavers are the storytellers and the baskets of knowledge are the stories.  Stories educate and give us joy.  They are intergenerational.  Stories are a defining part of all cultures, a primary way we make meaning, and a fundamental component of what makes us social beings. What baskets will you share?


The deadline for online website registration is midnight May 29 2019.
After May 29, inquire at conference2019@storytellers-conteurs.ca as to which options are still available to purchase day-of at conference in person.


If you have program questions, email Joanne LeBlanc-Haley and Rod Campbell, Conference Co-Chairs at conference2019@storytellers-conteurs.ca

If you have registration difficulties, email Erin Beaubien, Office Administrator, admin@storytellers-conteurs.ca


Single tickets for Conference events and professional development are  now available through Eventbrite

EVENTBRITE OPTIONS:
  • $100 Special Friday Pass A June 7: Full day; workshops, keynote, lunch, refreshments and evening dinner and concert 
  • $75 Special Friday Pass B June 7: Full day (same as above but NOT including dinner or concert)
  • $40 Special Saturday Pass June 8: Full morning with refreshments (does not include lunch) 
  • Individual Saturday Concert tickets $10 or free for children under 12 and seniors over 65!
Single tickets are available online through Eventbrite up to the day before each event online, or you can pay at the door on the day of.



See you there!

*Conference logo credit: Bill LeBlanc www.artdirects.com

SC-CC would like to thank the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick and the University of New Brunswick for their support of this conference.



We recognize and respectfully acknowledge that the University of New Brunswick is on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) and Mi’kmaq Peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) and Mi’kmaq Peoples first signed with the British crown in 1725.  The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Wolastoqey (Maliseet), Mi'kmaq, and Passamaquoddy title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations.




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