We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is Treaty 4 territory and the traditional territory of the Anihšinābēk, Nêhiyawak, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota peoples, and the original home of the Métis/Michif Nation. We recognize that both Indigenous and Métis people are the spiritual and cultural keepers of their traditional lands and still to this day, continue to practice their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.
The Land Nature Walk
EVENT: The Land Nature Walk
DATE: Sunday, June 5
TIME: 2-4 PM
LOCATION: Art Gallery of Regina, 2420 Elphinstone Street, Regina
COST: Free (register online – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/336880898837 – or call 306-522-5940)
This walk is led This walk is led by Lorne Kequahtooway, co-founder of Buffalo Peoples Arts Institute. Participants are invited to form an intimate connection to and respect for the land and waters around us all who inhabit them.
For those who communicate by sign, ASL interpretation is offered for this event
The Land Nature Walk is part of Linda Duvall and Jillian McDonald’s community-engaged art project for the Art Gallery of Regina, Messages from the Rocks – Stories of the Invisible. The artists invite people to imagine and share stories of the unseen forces that animate the land.
Nature walks direct attention to animals that we may not normally observe, spirits that live on the land and the un-observable slowness of geological change. Their project acknowledges non-Western systems of knowledge and the transformative power of imagination.
All children must be accompanied by an adult who takes responsibility for children’s safety and conduct.
Participants should dress appropriately for this outdoor activity, wear walking shoes and bring water and snacks.
Participants, the artists, and the walk leader will meet 15 minutes before the start time at the Art Gallery of Regina (inside the Neil Balkwill Civic Arts Centre, 2420 Elphinstone Street). Walks will proceed throughout the surrounding parklands
To learn more about free, creative and interactive ways to connect to Messages from the Rocks – Stories of the Invisible, visit visit our project page.