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Cultivating Culture

Stó:lō host fun day to create and learn August 11 at SRC

Submitted by Francine Douglas,

 

nce again, Stó:lō Nation is hosting a Cultural Experience Series event on Saturday August 11th. Events are growing and are considered very successful.

 

These are all ages, open, public welcome, free events meant to bring a diverse population together to create understanding, engagement and community.


Create ~ Community ~ Experience

Saturday, August 11 2012 from 11am to 3pm at the Stó:lō Resouorce Centre at Sto:lo Nation, #10 – 7201 Vedder Road Chilliwack BC

11:00am - Traditional Welcome & Welcome Song
11:30am - Xe'pay - Cedar Stories & Teachings
12:00pm - Traditional Salmon Dinner (by donation)
1:00pm - Learn and Create with the Artist

Create: Learn from Stó:lō Master Cedar Weaver, Wendy Ritchie, (Skowkale First Nation) —  create a cedar craft
 

Community: Come together with your neighbors and learn about the origins of the Cedar Tree, and teachings of Xe`pay — an ancient Stó:lō ancestor
 

Experience: Experience a part of Sto:lo Culture — take home and share what you’ve learned
 
For more information, contact Francine Douglas via e-mail here or call 604-316-8012

Related Links
Sto:lo Nation www.stolonation.bc.ca
Sto:lo Research and Resource Mangement Centre  www.srrmcentre.com
Shxwt'a:selhawxt Longhouse Extension Program
Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre www.coqualeetza.com

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