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Canadian Events in the U.S. – October

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October 1, 2019

Revitalizing the North American Indigenous Food System
October 14, 2019 – Growth North Sessions
Minnesota History Center
345 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102

Indigenous foods are experiencing a comeback in North America, from rural production and cooking techniques to the urban restaurant scene. At Grow North’s Food | Ag | Ideas Week 2019, Joan Niquanicappo, Opaskwayak Cree Nation General Manager; Germaine Catchpole, owner/operator of Mnopgwad Preserves, a first Nations-owned company specializing in handcrafted products; and David Wolfman, First Nations chef and author will join Michael Vanhorn from Gitigaanike Foods Initiative of the Red Lake Nation and moderator Sean Serman, the Sioux Chef, to discuss how indigenous foods can enrich communities and create sustainable economies across the continent. The panel and a subsequent reception will take place at the Minnesota History Center on October 14, recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day in both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Both events are supported by the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis, and are open to the public with pre-registration.

Indigenous Peoples Day Reception
October 14, 2019, 4:00-5:30 pm
Minnesota History Center
345 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated across the United States to honor the history and contributions of North America’s indigenous peoples. Join panelists from Revitalizing the North American Food System, special guests and community members from across the region and Canada to commemorate indigenous culture. This unique happy hour and networking event for the entire ecosystem will include a book signing, appetizers inspired by recipes from The Sioux Chef and cash bar.

Mondo NYC
October 15-19, 2019
The Williamsburg Hotel
Brooklyn, New York11249

Mondo.NYC is a pioneering music festival and global business conference focusing on the intersection of emerging music discovery and how blockchain and other emerging technologies and economies will significantly impact the business of music. Get face to face with global innovators behind the latest music business models and disruptive technologies.

Architecture & Design Film Festival
October 16-20, 2019
Cinépolis Chelsea SVA Theater
New York, NY 10011

The Architecture & Design Film Festival, celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of films, events and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate all types of people who are excited about architecture and design. With well-attended screenings, legendary panelists, vibrant discussions and events in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, it has grown into the nation’s largest film festival devoted to the subject. The ADFF also programs for international film festivals as well as cultural institutions and private venues.

The Margaret Mead Film Festival
October 17-20, 2019
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th St
New York, NY 10024

The American Museum of Natural History’s 2019 Margaret Mead Film Festival, October 17–20, features documentary films, shorts, and other media that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of peoples and cultures around the world. The Mead aims to connect viewers to cultures and communities around the world, creating empathy and understanding through visual media. Hundreds of filmmakers and scholars, thousands of moviegoers, and more than 40 international nonfiction films and media converge over four thrilling days of screenings, conversations, and parties.