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The Gathering

Coqualeetza share culture July 27

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he Annual Gathering is this Saturday July 27th from noon - 3pm on the Coqualeetza Grounds at Stó:lō Nation.


We aim to share and celebrate achievements, while providing an opportunity to showcase Stó:lō Nation programs and services.


The Annual Gathering will have community performances and presentations from local Stó:lō families and communities, include traditional storytelling, drumming and singing; showcasing education achievements and First Nations arts and crafts.
Stó:lō Nation will be hosting a chilli and bannock contest, as well as a tour of the Coqualeetza grounds, a Slahal demonstration, and opportunities to learn Stó:lō crafts, a tradeshow display and information booths, and more. Everyone is welcome to this event to learn and celebrate Stó:lō culture, communities, and achievements!


The Annual Gathering is excited to host this beautiful event and we need volunteers to help make it happen. Call Francine Douglas at 604-824-3211 if you are interested in helping. We have various volunteer roles to fill on Friday and Saturday.

Ey Kw'as Emi'elep Te Sq'eptset Xwela Te Syilole. Welcome to the Annual Gathering. Stó:lō Nation welcomes everyone to the 3rd Annual Gathering on Saturday, July 27, 2013 from noon until 3:00pm on the Coqualeetza grounds, located at 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, B.C.


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