Things We’re into this Week- Oct 30th – Nov 5th
WHAT WE’RE EXCITED ABOUT
On October 28th, the Dan Milo Society will be hosting the Skowkale Longhouse Gala & Art Auction at the Musqueam Community Centre to raise funds to rebuild the Skowkale Longhouse. This memorable evening will include a special guest appearance from Duane Howard; performances by George Leach, Smokey Valley, Keliya; and an art auction.
The Squamish Annual Veterans Pow wow will be at the Chief Joe Mathias Center in North Vancouver. The pow wow is free and all are welcome. This all-day event goes from 10 am – 10 pm with a moment of silence after 11:00 am
When: October 29
Where: CMJC – 100 Capilano Road, North Van
The Castlemain team rounds up the new, Indigenous, cultural things they’re into this week — from new books to movies, to speaker series, to music and podcasts!
WHAT TO WATCH
From November 3 – 11, the Cultch will be showing Missing: a chamber opera set in Vancouver and along the Highway of Tears; this music drama was created to give a voice to the story of Canada’s missing and murdered aboriginal women and girls.
When: November 3 – 11
Where: The Cultch, 1895 venables St.
Tickets: $22 – $65
WHERE TO GO
From October 30th to November 1st the Assembly of First Nation is holding a National Housing and Infrastructure Forum at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal. Through plenary sessions and interactive workshops, the forum will be showing how transitioning to First Nations control of housing and infrastructure can be achieved.
When: October 30 – November 1
Where: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel
WHAT TO DO
The Reel Indigenuity Participant Application is due on November 3rd! The Talking Stick Festival and Reel Reservations have teamed up to offer a unique program for Indigenous youth between the ages of 14 to 30. The project theme Schayilhen (Salmon Going Up!) will be the focus of this 3-month program. The program features a workshop series with Indigenous mentors where films are shot on iPhones and then screened during the 2018 Reel Reservations Opening Night Gala!
Deadline: November 3rd
For who: Indigenous youth ages 14 to 30
WHERE TO LEARN
The First Nations Health Authority is hosting a webinar on November 1st. Leading with Culture in First Nations Community Contexts will to explore the practice of traditional healing and wellness in communities and what is important when delivering traditional wellness programs. Presenters include Elder Virginia Peters and Dr. Shannon McDonald. Register for the webinar Here.
When: November 1st, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm