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Event Planned To Celebrate Inuvialuit Culture During IRC Native Hockey Tournament

Event Planned To Celebrate Inuvialuit Culture During IRC Native Hockey Tournament

For those attending the IRC Native Hockey Tournament in February, there will be lots to enjoy beyond the action taking place on the ice.

On Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will be hosting the IRC Cup Cultural Weekend inside the Community Hall at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex.



Come and celebrate Inuvialuit culture with family and friends during the 30th anniversary of the IRC Native Hockey Tournament. A detailed schedule will be available soon, but the preliminary plan is listed below. Stay tuned for more.


Friday, February 16

 

12:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Country food (FREE). Prepared by John and Sally Day.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. - Tool making workshop with Danny C. Gordon and Annie C. Gordon (all materials supplied, limited availability).

2:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Arctic Sports and Northern Games.

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sewing sealskin keychains with Brian Rogers (all materials supplied, limited availability).

8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. - Old time dance.

Saturday, February 17

 

12:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Country food (FREE). Prepared by John and Sally Day.

12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Sewing zipper pulls (all materials supplied, limited availability).

1:00 to 3:00 p.m. - Arctic Sports and Northern Games.

2:00 to 5:00 p.m. - Tool making workshop with Danny C. Gordon and Annie C. Gordon (all materials supplied, limited availability).

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Drum dancing (open to all - bring your drums!)

9:00 to 11:30 p.m. - John Wayne Kiktorak Fundraiser. Live music with Louie Goose and friends, headlined by Alan Pysar. Entry fee: $10.00


Attend these events wearing traditional clothing and you will receive a bonus door prize ticket!

Staff and resources from Inuvialuit Regional Corporation will also be available for those interested in learning more about IRC programming.


If you have any questions regarding the IRC Cup Cultural Weekend, please contact:

Meghan Etter
Manager, Counselling Services
Tel: (867) 777-7085