Dec 6 2018
Susan Engram 2

The 4th annual Ke’tipnemk (Harvest) Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction took place on Saturday, October 13th, at Jennifer’s Restaurant. There were 115 people in attendance to experience an evening of cultural celebration. The event included a three-course meal, cultural experiences, and a silent auction featuring a beautiful display of over 40 pieces of art and […]

The Foundation recently hosted its third annual Ke’tipnemk Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction on October 14, 2017 at Jennifer’s Restaurant in Corner Brook. The event featured donated artwork from indigenous artists, musical performances by Souli’an and Angela Brown, and sharing of the dance with Fancy Shawl Dancer Julia Blanchard. A three-course meal, consisting of expertly […]

Jun 23 2017
Marie Eastman

The Qalipu Cultural Foundation regrettably wishes to inform its members of the recent resignation of its Chair, Sherry Dean. Since being elected to the position of Chair in 2015, Sherry has worked diligently to see that the Foundation’s mandate was met, often above and beyond the necessary.  The Board shall miss her enthusiasm and dedication. […]

Jun 22 2017
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The Qalipu Cultural Foundation regrets to advise members and the public that the Gros Morne Indigenous Cultural Festival, originally scheduled to take place August 4-6 in Cow Head, has been cancelled. Event organizers planned this event to bring indigenous peoples from across the province together to share elements of their culture with each other, the […]

Jun 1 2017
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The Gros Morne Indigenous Cultural Festival is being planned to bring indigenous peoples from across the province together to share elements of their culture with each other, the people of our province, and park visitors.  It will also be a significant opportunity for our people; artisans, story-tellers, knowledge keepers, musicians and crafts people, to share […]

Oct 24 2016
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On October 22th, 2016 Qalipu Cultural Foundation (QCF) hosted its second annual fundraising gala, the Ke’tipnemk Dinner and Silent Auction. Jennifer’s Restaurant was radiating with the soft light of the candles, as the tables were dressed with the traditional Mi’kmaq colours of the medicine wheel; red, white, black and yellow. In addition to an elegant three […]

Oct 24 2016
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On October 20-23 at Killdevil Camp eighteen Qalipu First Nation members the retreat allowed senior Band members to become engaged in cultural sharing activities such as medicine identification, smudging, ceremonies (sunrise; water), talking circles, oral history and storytelling, crafts and games, and other cultural Mi’kmaq teachings. This project provided seniors with the opportunity to be […]

Oct 25 2015
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The evening of October 24th, 2015 marked the Qalipu Cultural Foundation’s inaugural fundraising gala, the Ke’tipnemk Dinner and Silent Auction. Jennifer’s Restaurant was aglow with candlelight and traditional Mi’kmaq colours, adorned with artwork donated for silent auction by aboriginal artists of the province, and bubbling with the chatter and good spirits of the 120 attendees. Sherry […]

Feb 5 2015
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An Elders Symposium (Stephenville) and a Cultural Symposium (Grand Falls) were hosted by the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation and Cultural Foundation this past year, a first for the newly established Foundation.  Each of these events were well attended and received positive reviews from participants. Tyrone Mulrooney, participant in the Cultural Symposium, commented on the positive […]