Gathering Programme - Thursday

  Morning Keynotes - 8130am – 10100am Abstract
8.30am

Karakia / Himene by Hawaii


 
8.40am

MC - House Keeping 

 
8.55am

Demystifying Mysteries and Myths
Rangimarie Naida Glavish, Aotearoa

9.15am

Make Room for Youth
Alicia Argutak, Rangatahi, Canada

 
9.35am

Innovation or Rennovation?
Heather Skipworth, Aotearoa

9.55am

MC wrap up

 
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Kai break - 10.00am – 10.30am

Morning Break 

Mix and mingle with your fellow attendees, stroll through the Market Place stalls and purchase delicious healthy kai from the cafes, all located within The Gathering Village.  

Room NO. Session 1 - 10.30am - 11.15am Topic Abstract Presentation

Brooklyn Room 1

Session 1A
Circles of Well-being: Sharing our Vision on Social Determinants of Health and Indigenous Peoples
Margo Greenwood, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Brooklyn Room 2

Session 1B
Our Path Forward: Approaching Mental Wellness from a BC First Nations Worldview
Eunice Joe, Vina Robinson & Yvonne RIgsby Jones, CA


Intergenerational Trauma


Brooklyn Room 3

Session 1C
Waka ama intergenerational success
Caren Fox, NZ


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Arena Plenary 4

Session 1D
Comorbidity between Loss and Grief and Addictions: Insights and Motivations of a Maori AOD Researcher
Karen Himiona, NZ


Addictions AOD


Heaphy Room 1a

Session 1E
Vai Rakau Māori: Intergenerational Practices as Modern Day Indigenous Solutions
Patoa Benioni, Roman Tangianau Benioni & Juanuta Nalani Benioni HA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Heaphy Room 1b

Session 1F
Land Based Cultural Family Healing Program.
Iris Allen, CA


Land & Place


Hall B Room 1

Session 1G
Testing Manitoba First Nations Strength Based Indicators of Wellbeing: Sharing the results from the Manitoba First Nations Regional Early Childhood Development, Education and Employment Survey (REEES)
Leona Star, CA


Education & Training


Hall B Room 2

Session 1H
Rangatahi Hauora Workforce. Young Maori speak about their heath career pathways
Grace Walker, Geneviene Wilson, Eunique Kitiseni & Dan Mcool, NZ


Youth


Hall B Room 3

Session 1I
Moving from Truth to Reconciliation- Healing Our Shared History in Canada
Charlene Bearhead, CA


Reconciliation


Hall B Room 4

Conurrent 1J
Mahi Raranga he taonga tukuiho / The story of five generation of weavers
Betty Brown, NZ


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 5

Session 1K
Community Suicide Prevention Planning - a transformative approach for families
Nellie Rata Whanau Tū, Whānau Ora, NZ


Suicide Prevention


Hall B Room 6

Session 1L
Indigenous Mindset 'cultural sensitivity, cultural competence, and cultural safety' 'reciprocity, responsibility, respect, and relevance'
Danielle Alphonse, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing

Room NO. Session 2 - 11.15am – 12.00pm Topic Abstract Presentation

Brooklyn Room 1

Session 2A
Critical success factors in Kaupapa Māori AOD Residential Treatment: Māori Youth Perspectives
Minoaka Kapuaahiwalani- Fitzsimmons, NZ


Addictions AoD


Brooklyn Room 2

Session 2B
Transforming the normalisation and intergenerational cycles of whānau (family) violence
Denise Wilson, NZ


Intergenerational Trauma

 

Brookyln Room 3

Session 2C
From Nightmare to Vision
Jane Middelton Moz, USA


Intergenerational Trauma


Arena Plenary 4

Session 2D
Leadership transformation of tamariki and rangatahi through Hip Hop dance and cultural values. Tuakana and Teina (TNT) Rangatahi Leadership through Hip Hop Dance Academy Camp
Cindy Mokomoko, NZ


Youth


Heaphy Room 1a

Session 2E
Living Miyopimatisowin, the Good Life: The Resurgence of Nehiyawiwin Pimacihowin, the Plains Cree Way of Life through Traditional Legal Systems
Paulina Johnson, Ida Bull & Luci Johnson, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Heaphy Room 1b

Session 2F
Puna Puawai - Sustaining Whānau in Their Natural Environments
Kerry-Leigh Dougell, NZ


Land & Place Based


Hall B Room 1

Session 2G
Embedding Māori Cultural Values in the Student Learning Journey
Huhana Melanie Lyndon, NZ


Education & Training


Hall B Room 2

Session 2H
Aboriginal Grandmothers Raising Grandchildren - into the future
Wendy Anders, AUS


Women


Hall B Room 3

Session 2I
(Re)Claiming Shingwauk: Charting the Development of a Difficult Exhibition-in-Development
Jonathon Dewar, CA


Reconciliation


Hall B Room 4

Session 2J
Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal People in Canada
Cynthia Stirbys, Wendy McNab & Amy Nahwegahbow, CA


Community


Hall B Room 5

Session 2K
Waka Hourua Indigenous Suicide Prevention Community Initiatives and Outcomes
Dr Kahu McClintock, NZ


Suicide Prevention


Hall B Room 6

Session 2L
An examination of how the Anishinaabe smudging ceremony is intergrated in Northeastern Ontario hospitals
Amy Shawanda, CA


Education & Training

Room NO. Session 3 - 12.00pm – 12.45pm Topic Abstract Presentation

Brookyn Room 1

Session 3A
Community Treatment Plans: An Indigenous Response to the Opiate Crisis Using Traditional and Western Treatment Options
Christine Rego, CA


Addictions AoD


Brooklyn Room 2

Session 3B
The journey through the healing circle
Carolyn Hartness, USA


Intergenerational Trauma

 

Brooklyn Room 3

Session 3C
Constructing Indigenous Healing Charts for the body, mind and spirit in the past, present and future
Te Hata Olly Ohlson, NZ


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Arena Plenary

Session 3D
Mauri Ora Through Self Determination
Murray Still, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing
 

Heaphy Room 1a

Session 3E
Care following release of Māori from prison
Helena Rattray-Te Mana, NZ


Community

 

Heapy Room 1b

Session 3F
Water - The Sacred Relationship
Patti LaBoucane-Benson, CA


Water

 

Hall B Room 1

Session 3G
Awhi Mai, Awhi Atu - Utilising Atua as a Framework for Play
Kerry-Leigh Dougall, NZ


Education & Training

 

Hall B Room 2

Session 3H
Birthing on country
Catrina Felton-Busch, AUS


Women


Hall B Room 3

Session 3I
Using Two Eyed Seeing for residential Addiction Recovery Programming
Christina Dobson, CA


Addiction AoD

 


 


Hall B Room 4

Session 3J
Life After Being 'Saved': A How-to-Guide for surviving 'the System' for Dummies
Pip Pehi, NZ


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 5

Session 3K
Kanohi Ora, Rangatahi Hauora: Understanding self-injury in rangatahi Maori
Tahlia Kingi, NZ


Suicide Prevention

 

Hall B Room 6

Session 3L
Feeding our Spirit; Reclamation of Indigenous foods as an important foundation towards mino pimatisiwin
Tim Stevenson, CA
 


Land & Place

  Kai break - 12.45pm – 2.00pm
12.45pm

Lunch Break

Mix and mingle with your fellow attendees, stroll through the Market Place stalls and purchase delicious healthy kai from the cafes located within The Gathering Village.

1.00pm

Tribal Aspirations Panel

Over lunch hour a panel session will run in the main plenary marquee discussing Triable Aspirations. Everyone is welcome to bring their kai in and engage with the esteemed international panel sharing their views.

The panelists are:

  • Patoa Benioni, Hawaii / Tainui representative, Aotearoa

  • Marcus Woolombi Waters, Australia

  • Willie Charlie, Canada

  • Iris PrettyPaint, United States

 

Room NO. Session 4 - 2.00pm – 2.45pm Topic Abstract Presentation

Brooklyn Room 1

Session 4A
A Grassroots Approach: Decolonising the Diet to Treat Substance Misuse in Aboriginal Communities
Kit E Kline, AUS


Addictions AoD

 

Brooklyn Room 2

Session 4B
The First Nations Mental Wellness Continuum Framework: A coordinated, comprehensive approach to mental health and addictions programs and services
Carol Hopkins & Brenda Restoule, CA


Mental Health Wellness


Brooklyn Room 3

Session 4C
Reestablishing Our Sense of Belonging and Restoring Peace in Indigenous Communities
Gayle Munn & Richard McCarthy, AUS


Community


Arena Pleanry

Session 4D
Hapa-Haole: An indigenous music innovation at the turn of the century
Chadwick Pang, HA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Heaphy Room 1a

Session 4E
Re-claiming Tradition and Re-affirming Cultural Identity through Creating Kangaroo Skin Cloaks and Possum Skin Cloaks
Lynette Riley, AUS


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Heaphy Room 1b

Session 4F
The Peace and Dignity Journey: The Run from Alaska to Argentina to Reunite the Eagle and Condor
Conor Handley, USA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 1

Session 4G
Intersections between traditional Māori healing practices and kaupapa Māori social work practices' - a Master of Social Work research project
Marlana Maru, NZ


Education & Training


Hall  B Room 2

Session 4H
Honouring our cultures, traditons and leading-edge healing philosophies in the development of our workforce
Giselle Robelin, CA


Workforce Development


Hall B Room 3

Session 4I
The interplay between Social and Emotional Wellbeing and apologies to Indigenous People who were forcibly removed from their families and culture
Stewart Sutherland, AUS


Reconciliation


Hall B Room 4

Session 4J
Conceiving Indigeneity: using community participation to reclaim identity
Emilie Bourgeault-Tasse, CA


Community


Hall B Room 5

Session 4K
Kai Tupu Ake Ai Whanau: So that whanau may grow and flourish
Doreen Rihari, NZ


Youth


Hall B Room 6

Session 4L 
Sacred Mothering and Birthing Practices from ancestral Goddess Traditions and Mysteries
Chelita Zainey, NZ
 


Indigenous Nursing & Birthing

Room NO. Session 5 - 2.45pm – 3.30pm Topic Abstract Presentation

Brooklyn Room 1

Session 5A
Native Addictions Council of Manitoba: Healing With Traditional Spirituality
Helga Hamilton, CA


Addictions AoD

 

Brooklyn Room 2

Session 5B
The Legacy of Residential Schools in Canada & Reconciliation
Hekwa'gila'ogwa Shelley Joseph, CA


Education & Training


Brooklyn Room 3

Session 5C
The path thus far: a journey in indigenous education
Danie Cote & Cheryle Partridge, CA


Education & Training


Arena Plenary

Session 5D
The Moerewa School Story
Keri Milne-Ihimaera, NZ


Education & Training


Heaphy Room 1a

Session 5E
Onipa'a Na Hui Kalo - Steadfast are the taro farmers
Sharon Spencer, HA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Heaphy Room 1b

Session 5F
Te Ara ki Whaiora – Cultural literacy for gout – a mechanism to improve overall health outcomes for whānau
Leanne Te Karu, NZ


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 1

Session 5G
Towards formalising a national voice for Kaupapa Whanau - recovery whanau flourishing in positive directions
Rangimokai Fruean, NZ


 


Hall B Room 2

Session 5H
Growing our own
Kerri Nuku, NZ


Indigenous Nursing & Birthing


Hall B Room 3

Session 5I
Kaupapa Maori Problem Gambling Screening in the Bay of Plenty
Eru Loach, NZ


Addictions AoD


Hall B Room 4

Session 5J
The Healing Power of the Hand Drum: Hope for the Future
Cristine Rego, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 5

Session 5K
Addressing inequities in respiratory health: a focus on First Nations housing
James Dosman, CA


Indigenous Health Wellbeing


Hall B Room 6

Session 5L
Making Better Decisions Drink + Drug + Driving = Dumb
Justan Wilson, NZ


Youth

  Afternoon Keynotes - 3.30pm – 4.30pm Abstract Presentation
3.30pm

MC - House Keeping

   
3.40pm

Dame Tariana Turia, Aotearoa

   
4.00pm

Parekawhia McLean, Tainui, Aotearoa

   
4.20pm

Rangatahi Group, Aotearoa

   
4.40pm

Marama Parore, Pou Ahorangi, Te Rau Matatini & Barry Bublitz, IIC, Aotearoa

   
5.00pm

Closing Karakia by Taniui 

   
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Closing Ceremony - 6.00pm – 9.30pm

The closing ceremony for The Seventh Gathering will be a magical evening held within the Gathering Village.

The evening includes a Parade of Nations for which you are welcome to wear your traditional regalia, cultural performances from Aotearoa and around the world, music, dancing, delicious kai stalls and your last opportunity to purchase HOSW merchandise and items from the market place. Before the evening ends there will be a formal ceremony to hand over the hosting rights to the Eight Gathering, who will perform for all and showcase what is to come.

  Site Visits

10.30am

Traditional Marae Visit

A short bus ride to a local traditional Marae of the Waikato people where an intimate experience will be on offer to engage in talking, listening, observing and asking questions of local hosts. A close encounter experience is offered to attendees to walk inside a carved meeting house and hear the stories and local histories of how community that lives around and belongs to the marae.

The site visit leaves from the Claudelands Events Centre at 10.30am and will return by 12.30pm, bus transport is provided.

Cost: $57.50 NZD Incl GST

Limited to 80 people.

   

10.30am

Mātauranga Māori, Māori Self Determination in Education, Māori Language Immersion - Visit to local Māori Language Education Centres

An engaging visit is planned to 3 Māori language centres, all total immersion in the Māori language including a pre-school language nest, and a primary and secondary school established to encourage Māori children and their families to reach all of their potentials through learning their culture and language from birth to adulthood.

The site visit leaves from the Claudelands Events Centre at 1.30pm and will return by 3.30pm, bus transport is provided.

Cost: $57.50 NZD Incl GST

Limited to 40 people.

 

Bookings for the site visits can be made via the registration process or by emailing registration@conference.co.nz or phoning +64 3 379 0390.