06 Sep Schedule

Petrocultures Visit to Fort McKay (Sept 11, 2012)

 

9:00 – 10:00 Bus picks up Petrocultures group at hotels in Fort McMurray and drives to Fort McKay

 

10 – 10:15  Bus tour around Fort McKay – end up at band office

 

10:30 – 10:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks

    • Ron Quintal (President, Fort McKay Metis) and Raymond Powder (Interim Chief, Fort McKay First Nation)
    • Imre Szeman and Sheena Wilson (intro the Petrocultures group)

 

10:45 – 11:00   Dancers

 

11:00 – 11:30  History of Fort McKay (Holly)

 

11:30 – 12:15 Youth and Community in Fort McKay:

challenges and successes, place and identity

(Ron and Raymond)

 

12:15 – 1:00  Industry Relations and Business:

impact assessments, oil and community

(Peter Fortna and Alvaro Pinto)

 

1:00 – 2:30 “Mixing” Lunch (locally catered) – 2-3 local community members (e.g., artist, trapper, businessperson) per table

    • Elder welcome and offering (tobacco and blanket)
    • Brief introduction of each community members
    • Lunch and discussion

 

2:30   Leave for airport