Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day Sunday, June 21. While the SLCC venue will still be closed, Cultural Ambassadors have developed edible, educational, and musical content that you can join remotely.
4oz elk chorizo hot dog (ready to BBQ)
on a house made bannock bun & smoky maple mustard
Roasted Pemberton potato salad
with Grilled red onions, celery, homemade pickle aioli
with Sea salt
Orders will be delivered Saturday, June 20 (Whistler local only)
Learn the basic concepts of formline art from Squamish Nation Artist Cory Douglas:
There are many examples where the history of the First Nations to Canada is being recognized. Two that immediately come to mind are when the Government of Canada issued an apology for the Residential School Survivors and when the City of Vancouver declared that this city is on unceded territory, implementing a ‘City of Reconciliation’.
The decolonization of our territory begins with understanding the differences of Coast Salish and Formline art forms.
These virtual offerings have been made possible through the generous support of:
In cooperation with Indigenous Peoples’ national organizations, the Government of Canada designated June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day, a celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ culture and heritage. This date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, and because for generations, many Indigenous Peoples’ groups have celebrated their culture and heritage at this time of year.
National Indigenous Peoples Day is a wonderful opportunity to become better acquainted with the cultural diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, discover the unique accomplishments of Indigenous Peoples in fields as varied as agriculture, the environment and the arts, and celebrate their significant contribution to Canadian society. Learn more at Canada.ca.