Alumni Engagement

Free Event: Celebration of Indigenous Cultures, Arts, Languages, and Entrepreneurship

June 10, 2022

RRC Polytech alumni are invited to a Celebration of Indigenous Cultures, Arts, Languages, and Entrepreneurship, an RBC Reaction by Collision Event on June 20th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. – the perfect precursor to your National Indigenous People’s Day and Summer Solstice festivities!

This is a great opportunity for alumni to network with fellow RRC Polytech community members, meet Indigenous entrepreneurs and community organizations, and explore Manitou a bi Bii daziigaeWhere Creator Sits, Brings Light in Anishinaabemowin – our newest building at our Exchange District Campus, which features Indigenous elements, art, and inspiration, and is designed as a hub for technology, collaboration, and community.

Settle into the newly opened Roundhouse Auditorium, with incredible artwork by Anishinaabe/Nêhiyaw/British artist KC Adams, for the opening Pipe Ceremony at 1:30 p.m. with RRC Polytech Elders-in-Residence, followed by intimate Teachings and Storytelling. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of elegant, top-rated, and high energy performances, a panel discussion, and special guest speakers in the main Agora. Explore pockets of Indigenous makers and entrepreneurs, and connect with community groups and special guests throughout the near net zero efficiency space. All are welcome to this community celebration that highlights Indigenous knowledge, talent, and innovation.

You are also invited to join us for a special announcement at 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. to celebrate and honour the partnership between RBC and RRC Polytech. RBC’s investment in students today will put RRC Polytech in front of what’s ahead.

Check out the lineup of special guest performers and learn more >