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Indigenous Wellness Experiences in June at the SLCC

Spo7ez Performers

Join us for authentic Indigenous wellness experiences on June 18th and 19th at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. A pop-up, culinary series in partnership with Cornucopia – a true celebration of the spring season with fresh menus, and a fresh perspective, that will nourish your body and mind. Experience ancient medicines, and ceremonies and savour local cuisine through these authentic Indigenous experiences.

Holistic Tour & Indigenous Tea Offering

Date: Saturday, June 18
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location:  SLCC Salish Forest and Longhouse
Price:  $49

Experience an authentic Indigenous wellness tour with Cultural Ambassadors through the Salish Forest followed by a tea offering. Beginning with a welcome song, short film and brief introduction to the Centre, a Cultural Ambassador will guide an interpretive forest walk, presenting herbs and medicinal plants that grow in the region. Following in the Longhouse, guests learn and savour the healing benefits of traditional teas, served with First Nations traditional bannock.

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Following the tour and tea ceremony, guests can see a preview of our newest exhibition – Ancient Medicine: From Feast to Famine to Freedom. Exploring the complex health journey of Indigenous People, guests learn about some medicinal plants, see them as they are used today and how people are managing chronic illnesses caused by the interruption of our natural diet. View artwork that explores the journey of artists in relation to these themes, living plants we use. Join us as we reconnect with our traditional health and wellness.

Spo7ez PerformanceSpo7ez Wellness Feast

Date: Sunday, June 19
Time: 5-9:30pm
Price:  $99

Experience a wellness journey brought to life through authentic Indigenous cultural sharing, that blends ancient medicine storytelling and ceremony, a traditional shared feast and Spo7ez Performers in regalia sharing songs from Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation. Experience a guided tour of the Great Hall and the new Ancient Medicine Exhibit, and Smudge Ceremony on the Mezzanine patio. Indigenous-inspired cuisine celebrates the spring season with a fresh menu, and a fresh perspective, as part of a pop-up, culinary series in partnership with Cornucopia.

To learn more and buy tickets visit slcc.ca/feast

Experience an early preview tour of the newest exhibition – Ancient Medicine: From Feast to Famine to Freedom. Exploring the complex health journey of Indigenous People, guests learn about some medicinal plants, see them as they are used today and how people are managing chronic illnesses caused by the interruption of our natural diet. View artwork that explores the journey of artists in relation to these themes, living plants we use. Join us as we reconnect with our traditional health and wellness.

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