Cree people have unique perspectives of the constellations and stars that are prominent in the northern skies. Wilfred Buck, known as the Star Guy, will share Indigenous star stories and teachings.
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Wilfred Buck is an Indigenous star lore expert. Wilfred is a Cree Knowledge Keeper who has become known as the “Star guy" because of his expertise on First Nations astronomy. He is one of the foremost Indigenous star-story experts in the world.
Wilfred is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. He obtained his B.Ed. & Post Bacc. from the University of Manitoba. As an educator Wilfred has had the opportunity and good fortune to travel to South and Central America as well as Europe and met, shared, and listened to Indigenous people from all over the world.
He is a husband, father of four, son, uncle, brother, nephew, story-teller, mad scientist, teacher, singer, pipe-carrier, sweat lodge keeper, old person, and sun dance leader.
Wilfred Buck is the author of several books: Tipiskawi Kisik: Night Sky Star Stories, I have Lived Four Lives... , and his new book, Kitcikisik (Great Sky), Stories that Fill the Night. Borrow it now!
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Learn and Personal Interest | Indigenous | Books and Storytelling |
TAGS: | Multicultural | Artist and Author Talks |
|Mon, May 29||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, May 30||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, May 31||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 01||9:30AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 02||9:30AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 03||9:30AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 04||12:00PM to 5:00PM|
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