On September 27, 2018, local school children join the Wild Salmon Caravan parade through the streets of Merritt. The Caravan spent two days in Nlaka’pamux hosted by the Lower Nicola Indian Band, honouring wild salmon and discussing how to protect them. Photos: Murray Bush
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.’
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
All proceeds from the raffle will go towards food for feasts, logistics and programming for the 2018 Wild Salmon Caravan – coming soon to a community near you!
Tickets are only $40 each, payable via e-transfer to email@example.com, or by cheque or money order made out to: Wild Salmon Caravan, co/ 555 East 55th Ave., Vancouver V5X 1N6
Join us and make drums as well as headbands and paper fish that you can wear for a Salmon Dance.
Saturday, September 15
Skwah First Nation Community Hall: 625 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack
Arts Build 11am – 2pm
FB Live Streams Of Wild Salmon Caravan Parades
We all know Facebook is a new way people express themselves and connect with people around the world. The Wild Salmon Caravan has been able to share some great views via FB Live.
Here’s a couple streams from last year you will enjoy from the 2017 Wild Salmon Caravan Vancouver Parade.
The Gathering Festival Presents: Indigenous Food Sovereignty.
A Free Evening Of Short Films With Local Filmmakers + Guest Speakers.
Sunday June 17, 2018| 7:30pm – 9:30pm
VIFF Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC
Fish Farm by Lindsey Mae Willie
Indigenous Plant Diva by Kamala Todd
“spiritual land claim” by Dorothy Christian
A Poetic Call To Action by Andrea Cessna
Honouring Our Matriarchs by The Wild Salmon Caravan Media Team
Gathering Festival + Wild Salmon Caravan 2018 present Haisla Collins for FREE all ages workshops.
Come make art, banners & salmon sticks for:
Annual Gathering Festival Solstice Parade, Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Wild Salmon Caravan Parade, Saturday, September 22, 2018.
June 2nd, 9th & 16th from 2-5pm.
The Gathering Place, 609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver BC.
Celebrating the spirit of wild salmon. Calling all Artists!
Planning for the 4th Annual Wild Salmon Caravan is well underway. Help us nurture the creative life-giving energy that wild salmon have inspired through the ages. Calling all artists, organizations and diverse cultural groups to plan and host arts-build workshops. Create parade floats, regalia, costumes, banners and/or organize visual or performing arts events in the time leading up to our annual Caravan. We will be hosting Mardi Gras style parades and sacred ceremonies Sept. 22-29 in Vancouver, Chase and other communities along the route of the salmon to the Adams River.