CANCELLED: Lunch & Learn-Mission Songs: Exploring Indigenous music around the globe

* Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience* In preparation for the upcoming performance of Mission Songs Project-happening on March 25 at 6 p.m. at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre-join our panel of experts as they explore different historical and contemporary connections between …

Sydney Tancowny - 25 February 2020

* Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience*


In preparation for the upcoming performance of Mission Songs Project-happening on March 25 at 6 p.m. at the Jeanne & Peter Lougheed Performing Arts Centre-join our panel of experts as they explore different historical and contemporary connections between Indigenous music and religion, both locally and globally.

Mission Songs Project brings together almost-forgotten Indigenous songs of cultural identity, love and loss that were sung during the Australian mission days to shed light on the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait elders, families and communities.

Panel Participants:

Jessie Lloyd, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Creator of Mission Songs Project
Carl Urion, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Julia Byl, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Ian Wilson, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Chester Ronning Centre Director


Wednesday, March 25
12 noon
Mayer Family Community Hall, Lougheed Performing Arts Centre
Register: rsvp.augustana@ualberta.ca | 780-679-1626
FREE event
$10 lunch available upon registration. Students EAT FREE but must register.