Indigenous Resurgence Moon

Welcome to the 2019 Lunar New YEar

The Lunar New Year is an international celebration of the lunar calendar's new year, a calendar that uses 13 moons instead of 12 months. The local W̱SÁNEĆ [wh-saay-nuch] people know the first moon of the lunar calendar as ṈIṈENE [ngeeng-uh-ne], the child moon.

The UVic Native Students Union hosts an annual series of events in this moon/month called the Indigenous Resurgence Moon. This is an event to promote Indigenous excellence and resurgence. Check out our calendar of events, and our facebook page for more information.

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Open House & Button Making ☕

In the NSU Room (SUB B023)

Mondays (Feb 11, 25, Mar 4) - 3pm-5pm

Come meet members of the Native Students Union over snacks, chat, making radical buttons and some tea

Followed by the weekly NSU meeting at 5pm. Come voice your opinion on what you would like to see the NSU working working on!

SENĆOŦEN Language Class 📄

In the First Peoples House Rm 162

Tuesdays (Feb 12, 26, Mar 6) - 12pm-1pm

Want to learn how to pronounce W̱SÁNEĆ? Want to learn some local lingo or culture? Come check out SENĆOŦEN classes with UVic student Nick Henry. All language levels welcome.

Indigenous Movie Nights 📽️

In the FPH Ceremonial Hall

Tuesdays (Feb 12, 26, Mar 6) - 5:30pm

Come watch a variety of Indigenous films, followed by discussion. The films are - Rumble: The Indian Who Rocked the World, Reel Injun, and Smoke Signals.

Beading Circle ⭕

In the NSU room (SUB B023)

Wednesdays (Feb 13, 27) - 11am-1pm

Video Game Tournament 🎮

FPH room 162 & 160

Feb 8 @ 5pm

Come play Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Switch Friday night!

Native Plant Workshop 🌿

At the Campus Community Gardens

Feb 27th @ 3pm-5pm

Details TBA

Wool Working with May Sam 🐑

At May Sam's place

February 23 11am-3pm

Meet in the NSU room at 10:15am for carpooling

Come learn to process wool with internationally famous Coast Salish knitter May Sam. We will be processing wool from raw sheeps wool to spun yarn.

End of Moon Feast 🍽️

FPH Ceremonial Hall

March 5th, doors at 4:30pm

Come feast with the Native Students Union to celebrate the events on Indigenous Resurgence. To help out with cooking please contact workstudy@uvicnsu.ca

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