September 27, 2019

September 28, 2019


containR in Sunnyside, 1020 2nd Avenue Northwest, Calgary


Events Description

An honouring and celebration of the buffalo of Sunnyside in Mohkinstsis (Calgary)

Come out to honour and celebrate the Iinii, the buffalo that once were a part of this robust environment. Create beautiful lanterns to carry in procession, watch films, share in song, dance, and story, and celebrate the history of the buffalo of this land. Guided by Blackfoot Elder, Raymond Many Bears with additional stories by Troy Emery Twigg, and lantern-puppets from “Iinisikimm” a homecoming for the buffalo of Canada. Drumming by Anders Hunter of Eya Hey Nakoda.

Build lanterns in free workshops and join the procession that will end in a round dance.

Hosted by
The Canadian Academy of Mask and Puppetry
and Springboard Performance

Who is it for?

All ages


Tickets : Free

How to get tickets?

At the door: Drop-in



Date: Friday September 27, 2019 to Saturday September 28, 2019

Friday, September 27
6:30-9:00pm | Community Lantern Making Workshop
8:30-10pm | Bison Video Screening

Saturday, September 28
1:00-4:00pm | Community Lantern Making Workshop
6:30pm | Community gathering
7:00pm | Shared history, blessings & stories
7:30pm | Procession through neighbourhood with lanterns
7:50pm | Drumming and round dance
8:30pm | Bison film screenings

Venue & Address

containR in Sunnyside 1020 2nd Ave NW, Calgary

Wheelchair accessible

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