[SOLD OUT] Lager Lecture - The Celestial Bear: The Six Nations' Night Sky
"That is how I heard the story, so I thought that is how you would hear it as well…"
This event is currently at capacity for both show times. To be added to the wait list, please email Jessica Lounsbury.
Join us for a fascinating show that blends local culture, history and modern-day astronomy that shares the Six Nations' sky lore and language through traditional indigenous night-sky stories. With narration and visuals by a live presentation and pre-recorded excerpts (in English, Mohawk and Cayuga), learn about the story of the bear and the brothers and how it is retold every year with the rotating patterns in the night sky. See the same stars with a completely different understanding and appreciation!
This show was collaboratively-produced by members of the Six Nations, McMaster's Indigenous Studies Program, and the McCallion Planetarium.
NOTE: Parking on campus is $7 after 4:00 p.m. The closest lots are lot I (Cootes Drive entrance), lot B (Stirling St. entrance). For more information on parking lots and rates, please visit parking.mcmaster.ca.