Presenter: Calvin Williams, Georgette Fox, Sophie Tail Feathers & Evelyn Striped Wolf
Theme: FNMI
Institution: Red Crow
Description: Panel discussion by Red Crow Community College Elders Advisory Council; they will present on their
role as knowledge keepers at RCCC and how they indigenize Blackfoot Language and Culture into all
programs offered. Elders do classroom presentations on various topics: hands on activities i.e. drum
making, learning from place i.e. sweetgrass picking, sacred site tours, and one-on-one counselling. They
also do public relations for the college and are part of many RCCC activites like New Student
Orientation-say opening prayer, words of encouragement and face painting for students to ensure they
have a successful semester and to continue their education.