Wild Salmon Caravan visits kids at Shxwhá:y Village and are welcomed to Xwísten with a wild salmon feast and bear dance

 

The Wild Salmon Caravan travelled to Chilliwack Monday to visit with local school kids and Stó:lō Peoples for a feast and songs, dances and stories of water and wild salmon. Visit: Wild Salmon Caravan Photos: Murray Bush

2018 Wild Salmon Caravan welcomed to Xwísten

Caravaners were welcomed last night with a wild salmon feast and bear dance to Xwísten (Bridge River Indian Band) outside Lillooet. Today (Sep 25th, 2018) is a public community forum ‘Lets Talk About Salmon & Water.’

 


Sacred Ceremony Launches 2018 Wild Salmon Caravan

On September 22nd, 2018 the rain stopped just in time for the most colourful and festive Wild Salmon Caravan Parade yet! Hundreds took to the streets of downtown Vancouver in regalia and using the theme of Water People/Mermaids to honour wild salmon and launch this year’s Wild Salmon Caravan.  Photos: Murray Bush

Hundreds were on hand at a waterside ceremony led by Indigenous elders yesterday to welcome salmon home and launch the 2018 Wild Salmon Caravan. A feast and performances followed. Follow this link for the full Caravan itinerary.  Photos: Murray Bush




September 12, 2018 – Wild Salmon Hat Arts Build

Join the Right To Food Zine Family and make a salmon hat you can wear in the upcoming Wild Salmon Caravan September 22nd – 29th

Wednesday, September 12
Enjoy a Free Community Meal @
DTES Neighbourhood House 573 e. Hastings
Unceded Coast Salish Land & Waters
Dinner served at 5-6pm

Arts Build 6-9pm
All materials provided. Spots are limited so arrive early to register/reserve your spot.

Family Friendly
All Ages
Accessible


September 8th, 2018 – Community Outreach & Postering

This Saturday is the International Day of Action. Come out and join us for some postering to support the Wild Salmon Caravan and to draw attention to issues that impact wild salmon populations.

We will meet at the Roundhouse Community Center and make our way up to the Vancouver Art Gallery to attend the Rise for Climate rally and march.

Lets show our commitment to the protection of wild salmon and come together as a community to demand climate justice and celebrate the court win against the Kinder Morgan pipeline.