Stoney Language and Culture
*First few weeks of class will be delivered online

  January 12, 2021 — March 16, 2021  | Tuesdays, 5:15 – 6:45 pm (10 weeks)

Program Fee: $285

Program Fee Member: $242.25

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Due to the current health & safety regulations, this class will transition to online delivery for at least the first few weeks of learning. Online classes will be delivered in a Zoom Meeting. A meeting link and password will be emailed to you in advance of the start of the sessions. Please download the Zoom Application from


Gain valuable perspective on the Bow Valley from local traditions that long pre-date the first contact with the settlers of Canada. Learn about the rich culture and history of the Stoney Nation and its people including the basics of Stoney language – from sounds and alphabet to words and short phrases, to the history and meaning behind many of the traditional ceremonies.

Instructor: Buddy Wesley, Stoney Nakoda Cultural Advisor and Tribal Historian

artsPlace's Indigenous Connections programs are generously supported by Priscilla and Robert Janes, Ken Hughes, and two anonymous donors.


This course is scheduled to be taught in person. It will transition to online instruction if health and safety measures prevent in-person class delivery. By registering, you acknowledge that the format of this course may be in-person, online, or a combination thereof. We will not be offering refunds for classes transitioned online.



The health and safety of our patrons, staff and the community remain our top priority. As we all adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to ensure that we create a safe environment for everyone at artsPlace.

Please read the following guidelines for participating in artsPlace programs this winter.