redx talks — buffalo treaty - Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum



redx talks — buffalo treaty - Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum
Thursday, September 29 — Doors at 9:30am, show at 10am
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum — Banff, Alberta
REDx Talks is an Indigenous speaker series that
promotes stories of Resilience and Empowerment,
while facilitating Discourse (RED) around issues
important to Indigenous people around the world.
REDx is building a knowledge bundle to be transferred
to future generations from every part of the globe.
REDx Talks: Buffalo Treaty on September 29th is going
to be a historic event – preceding the signing and
ceremony of the buffalo treaty in the afternoon, REDx
Talks will host a full morning of ideas, engagement,
Indigenous food, music, art and dialogue, honouring
the Indigenous spirit of oral tradition.
REDx Talks is an ever-growing community of some of
the most influential elders, creatives, thinkers and
agents of change on Indigenous and reconciliation
issues. REDx Talks offers the opportunity not
only to engage with the speakers on the REDx
stage, but with the many REDx Ambassadors and
community leaders among you in the audience.
In celebration of the second anniversary of the
Buffalo Treaty, signed and upheld with the intent
to re-introduce free-ranging Buffalo back to their
traditional territory.
REDx Talk and Intertribal followed by the Buffalo
Treaty signing and ceremony.
REDx Talks by:
MARIE EVE MARCHAND, has been working with First Nations, government and stakeholders to bring bison
back to Banff National Park since 2009, and is one of the lead supporters of the Buffalo Treaty.
WES OLSON, is one of the world’s foremost bison ecologist with an international reputation for his knowledge
about bison behaviour, genetics, subspeciation and handling.
SAKAJ YOUNGBLOOD HENDERSON, is an international human rights lawyer, educator, and long-standing
advocate for sovereignty through Buffalo Treaty.
CHIEF KURT BUFFALO, is the Chief of Samson Cree Nation, and is a strong advocate for language and
cultural education. He is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all our people in the Maskwacîs.
Bison Feast by:
CHEF SHANE CHARTRAND, celebrated Enoch Cree chef of modern Indigenous cuisine.

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