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