Agenda

Wednesday September 13 Ritual Elder Workshop

  • (free, but please register if you plan to come) Wednesday 2:30 pm to Thursday, September 14 at 1:00 pm.

Thursday, September 14,

  • 7:00 – 8:30 pm Official opening and welcome ceremony

Friday: Start at 9:00

  • Laurence Cole – Magic of the whole group singing in 4-part harmony 10 min.
  • Announcements – 5 minutes
  • 9:15 – Dr. Leroy Little Bear – The Elder in First Nation Cultures (link to presentation)
  • 10:30 – 30-minute break
  • 11:00 – Sarah Kerr – Death Doula: Dealing with Death and Transformation
  • Lunch – 12:30

Friday: Afternoon Breakouts

  • 2:00-3:00 – Alberta Room: Sarah Kerr – Death as a ‘Village-making’ event
  • 2:00-3:00 – Alberta Room: Bruce Rosove & Norm Pearlman – How can MKP Warrior Brothers best relate to other groups or individuals working on issues that affect men in our society?
  • 3:00 – 30-minute break
  • 3:30 – 4:30 – Alberta room: Noel McNaughton – The Elder in Folktales
  • 3:30 – 4:30 – Blue Room: Laurence Cole – Singing together to nourish the soul and re-enchant the world with song.
  • 3:30 – 4:30 – Alberta room: Ed Barton – Write your Elder Mission

Saturday: Start at 9:00

  • Laurence Cole – Magic of the whole group singing in 4-part harmony 10 min.
  • Announcements – 5 minutes
  • 9:15 – RJ Jackson, The Courage Giver: Seeing hope and possibilities in Life’s Challenges
  • 10:30 – 30-minute break
  • 11:00 – Bob Jones: Making Authentic Connections
  • Lunch – 12:30
  • Saturday: Afternoon Breakouts

  • 2:00 – 3:00 – Alberta room: RJ Jackson – Dealing with life’s challenges
  • 2:00 – 3:00 – Blue room: Terry Jones – The Elder Journey begins with the realization that one is curious and ends with a focus on elder service.
  • 2:00 – 3:00 – Alberta room: Bruce Fairman – Sexuality and the quality of touch
  • 3:00 – 30-minute break
  • 3:30 – 4:30: regional meetings

Sunday: Start at 9:00

  • 9:15 – 11:00 Wrap-up talk and closing ceremonies

Women will have their own program each afternoon. For a description Click here

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