Winter Spring Indigenous

Winter programming will begin third week of January


Program registration opens December 13, 2022 for Winter Programs and March 7, 2023 for Spring Programs.


January Program 2023 Calendar

Program and Special Event Accessibility for Guests with Disabilities

These programs are for everyone! Online programs will be captioned. If you require another access service to fully participate or have any questions about accessibility, please contact the Programming Team at asgprogramming@yrl.ab.ca or call us at 780-962-4423 ext. 0.  To ensure the best experience, please try to contact us at your soonest convenience.

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Indigenous Programs

Name 
Description
Availability Ages*** Platform 
Indigenous Story Telling
Story telling is an important way to learn about Indigenous communities. This new program was created to honour Indigenous cultures and to promote intercultural understanding, to communication between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. 

Join Knowledge Keeper Barbara for a fun, interactive story telling with songs, and puppets.
Alternate Fridays starting on January 20, 2023 (Feb 3, Feb 17, March 3, March 17, March 31, April 14, April 28) from 10:30am-11am 2-6 with caregivers
(siblings & friends are welcome)
FREE
In-person
Drop-in
Beginner Cree Lessons Beginner Cree Lessons is an hour program dedicated to Nehiyawewin (Cree language) resurgence and revitalization. We want to share the Cree language with everyone by creating the opportunity for non-Cree speaking people to begin to learn.

This program will start on Wednesday January 18, 2023 and end on Wednesday March 8, 2023 (8 week session) from 7-8pm.
Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30pm.

8 week session from January 18-March 8, 2023
Ages 16+ FREE, In-person
Registered*
Sharing Circles Join our sharing Circles as we share various gifts, wisdom, stories and teachings from our local Indigenous community and neighbors. Listen deeply with a profound opportunity to understand, learn and establish a sense of community in a safe sacred space. Gain a mutual understanding of one another regardless of our various backgrounds. Refreshments will be provided.

**The Sharing Circle is mostly suited for older children and adults, but all community members are welcome to attend this free event at the Spruce Grove Public Library.

This program is in partnership with the Spruce Grove FCSS.
 

Third Thursday of the month:

Dates: TBA 

From 5:30pm-8:00pm*

*The Sharing Circle will start at 6:00pm
All Ages** FREE
In-person
Drop-in

Red Dress Beading Workshop More information coming soon!
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Indigenous History Month
More information coming soon!


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*materials available in print and online through our eResources.

**These videos are reserved for the education of Library patrons only. SGPL receives no commercial gain from these recordings. No unauthorized further dissemination of these works is permitted.

***Program age recommendations are simply a guideline for content. Everyone is welcome to attend, regardless of age or ability!

****Walk-ins are welcome if space allows for registered programs (i.e. no-shows).

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