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Life and death in the Aboriginal world

November 22, 2006

Source: University of Regina
http://www.uregina.ca/news/releases/2006/november/22(b).shtml

Saskatchewan Elders will share their experiences and beliefs about death and dying in the Aboriginal world through a DVD presentation on Thurs., Nov. 23 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Regina and District Food Bankís Adult Centre for Employment and Readiness Training (425 Winnipeg St.) Experience the comforting words sent to Aboriginal families to help with the healing process as they "complete the circle" and journey through the end of life experiences. The lecture is presented by the research team of Mary Hampton, Carrie Bourassa, Kim McNabb, Deb Wizniak, Angelina Baydala and Roxanne Boekelder of the University of Regina and First Nations University of Canada.

This presentation is part of the U of R Centre for Continuing Educationís Nourishing Thoughts at the Food Bank lecture series. Lunch is provided to all participants. Please feel free to bring a non-perishable food item for donation. For more information, contact Loanne Myrah at 585-5819 or loanne.myrah@uregina.ca.

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Contact: Stephen King, External Relations
E-mail: Stephen.King@uregina.ca
Phone: (306) 585.5632
Mobile: (306) 536.4312
Fax: (306) 585.4997


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