/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - 17th Annual Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair/

ODANAK, QC, March 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Kiuna Institution and the Quebec Aboriginal Science and Engineering Association (QASEA) invites you to the 17th annual Quebec Aboriginal Science Fair taking place primarily at Kiuna Institution in Odanak, March 28 to 30, 2017.

Under the theme Where Knowledge Enlightens, this year's provincial finals are bringing together approximately 60 students from Grades 5 to 11 representing 21 schools in 16 First Nations and Inuit communities in Quebec. This is a great opportunity to meet students from various communities who are motivated to showcase their creativity, knowledge and skills in scientific notions.


Opening Ceremony Wednesday / 9:30 a.m.
-Prudence Hannis, Associate Director, Kiuna Institution
-Lise Bastien, Director General, First Nations Education Council
-Rick O'Bomsawin, Chief, Community of Odanak
-Ghislain Picard, Regional Chief, Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador
-Marc Lalande, President, Quebec Aboriginal and Engineering Association

Project evaluation Wednesday and Thursday

Banquet and Awards Ceremony Thursday starting 5:00 p.m.
Special guests
-Martin Carli, science popularizer and co-host of the program Génial!
-Alanis O'Bomsawin, documentary filmmaker


Kiuna Institution
1205 Route Marie-Victorin, Odanak (QC)
Centre communautaire d'Odanak
58 Rue Waban-Aki, Odanak (QC)


SOURCE First Nations Education Council

For further information: and complete program: Thanissa Lainé, tlaine@cepn-fnec.com, Tel.: 418-568-6464, Cell.: 581-888-8581


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