May 25 Event: First Nations First (PDAC Workshop)

To help the JET family create a bond with First Nations people and culture, JETAA Q/A has organized, for the second year running, with the support of the Montreal JET Desk, a visit to the local community of Odanak for a culture-sharing session hosted by Abenaki Anthropologist Nicole O’Bomsawin.

Current JET Candidates, JET Alumni, and JSAA Q/A Members are encouraged to partake in this unique experience!

Note that this event is also open to plus-ones (family or friends) of the above, if space allows.


Date & Time

Saturday, May 25, 2019, (Meetup: 600, Rue de la Gauchetière Ouest, Montreal, QC H3B 4L6 (subject to change depending on construction in the area)) 8:30-17:30 (Return to Downtown Montreal)

Please bring a lunch for the picnic! (Traditional refreshments/snacks will also be served.)


JET candidates and alumni, and JSAA members: 25$, after the JETAA Q/A subsidy!

Non-member (plus-one): 35$

This price includes transportation, museum tickets, and the aforementioned refreshments and traditional snacks.

For the purposes of this event, ‘JET candidate’ includes Short List and Alternate candidates of the 2019 JET Programme.


To make payment as no-nonsense as possible for everyone, JETAA Q/A uses an online payment system. And you can pay using any of a number of accepted credit cards!

Note: Please register by or before 17:00, Wednesday, May 22, 2019 (places are limited, and will be allocated on a first-registered, first-served basis). Please also note that, due to the upfront costs associated with the event, we may be unable to process refunds past a certain date.

  1. First, select the appropriate number of attendeesJETAA members, JSAA members, or JET candidates who are together should pay separately (though they may of course use the same payment method for the two transactions).
  2. Second, please indicate the full name of the JETAA Q/A member, JSAA member, or JET candidate in the text field.
  3. Third, click on the button and follow the prompts.

For logistical purposes, once you have completed your payment, please take a moment to finalize your registration and garner important information about the event via this Google Form:

Done! We hope you find this experience satisfying, but please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any comments or questions.

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