Things We are Into This Week: June 3rd – 9th

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May, 2017

Where to go:

The third annual Aboriginal Arts and Culture Day is a free family event in Abbotsford featuring Indigenous arts, culture, history and traditions. The Centre Stage will feature Powwow Dancers, Sto:lo storytelling, and Métis jigging. The Sto:lo Bannock food truck will also be there throughout the day.

Where: Trethewey House Heritage Site
When:  Sunday, June 10, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: Free!

What to see:

The newly transformed Bill Reid Art Gallery will be reopening on June 8. To celebrate, two new exhibits will be showcased: The Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest Coast and the Home Away from Home: The Carnegie Cultural Sharing Program. Meet with some of the artists, witness  featured in the exhibitions

Where: The Bill Reid Art Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

When:

  • Body Language: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest Coast:
    June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019
  • Home Away from Home: The Carnegie Cultural Sharing Program
    June 8, 2018 – Sept 9, 2018

Cost: Free!

What to learn:

RavenSPEAK: Amplified is an evening event showcasing Indigenous change-makers, including Karen Joseph (CEO) Reconciliation Canada and Carol Anne Hilton (CEO) Indigenomics Institute. The night will launch the RavenSPEAK Program-  Indigenous Leaders and Storytellers, which is a learning space, speaker showcase event, and Indigenous Speakers Hub for Indigenous leaders to connect.

Where: Annex, 2nd Floor,  Vancouver Civic Theatre
When: Thursday, June 14, 6:30-9:00 p.m
Cost: $49

 

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