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Aitsiniki

Blackfoot Storytelling Event at St. Patrick's Island
August 7-8, 2021

Aitsiniki is the Blackfoot word to describe someone telling a story. Sharing stories is an important part of the Blackfoot culture. Blackfoot Elders have passed down their wisdom and knowledge through the telling of stories that connect us to our this land to our ways of being.

The Calgary Municipal Lands Corporation and Many Chief Tours is proud to present Siksika Ceremonial Knowledge Keeper Kent Ayoungman's tipi camp on St. Patrick's Island in Calgary. Storytellers will share stories about the tipis and Blackfoot summer traditional practices.

Free Outdoor Event

Everyone is welcome to this free event

August 7, 2021
Storytelling: 1:00pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 8:30pm

August 8, 2021
Storytelling: 11:00am - 4:00pm
& 5:00 PM - 8:00pm

 

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Here are a few details for this upcoming event: The event will take place on the Rise located on St. Patrick's Island. 

Where to park: You will be able to find paid parking in the Calgary Parking Authority Lot 74 on your left or along 6th Avenue SE. Additional paid parking can be found at the Calgary Zoo south parking lot. 

COVID-19 Safety: While there are not current COVID-19 restrictions for outdoor activities, we encourage people to be considerate and aware of others also enjoying this event. 

 

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Thank you to our partners.

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