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Voices of Elders

April 25, 2016 Leave a comment

Join the ongoing movement for reconciliation and redress for our planet and communities. Kwi Awt Stelmexw and the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (with support from the City of Vancouver), invite you to an intergenerational dialogue on reconciliation and redress.


Hosts: Lisa Charleyboy & Ryan McMahon

All Our Father’s Relations
Musqueam Welcome with Larry Grant
Squamish Welcome with Audrey Rivers
Tsleil-Waututh Welcome with Gabriel George & Children of Takaya
MCs welcoming
Grand Chief Stewart & Joan Phillip
Lee Maracle
George Leach

Intermission (silent auction, 50:50s, information)

Children of Takaya – Chief Dan George Prayer Song (Coast Salish Anthem)
Ryan McMahon
Chief Robert Joseph
George Leach
THE RECONCILIATION MOVEMENT connects with younger generations to explore what reconciliation means for youth, our city and the planet, on this 46th Annual Earth Day.

Catch the brilliant words of Lee Maracle, one of the first Indigenous women published in Canada, hear the wisdom of Chief Bobby Joseph, laugh at the comedy of Ryan McMahon, love the intelligence gained from decades of struggle with Grand Chief Stewart Phillip and Joan Phillip, witness multimedia dance from Children Of Takaya, immerse yourself in the blues of Juno-winner George Leach, and hear the cutting-edge sounds of Indigenous DJs. [Read BIOS below]

Come on a journey exploring the true history of Vancouver and living cultural heritage of the Coast Salish Peoples.

A night to remember! artisans; displays + sponsoring organisations:

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