Vancouver

Saturday, September 22 at 10 AM – 3:30 PM

9 am – Assemble North Side šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square/ Vancouver Art Gallery

10 am – Festive Parade to the Roundhouse Community Centre

11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Opening Ceremony

Territorial acknowledgements: Coast Salish (Audrey Siegl, Ta’ah Amy George, Carleen Thomas and Senaqwila Wyss)
Wild Salmon Ceremony: 13 Matriarchs and Pacific Association of First Nations Women: Latisha and Isaiah Wadhams Pelkey, Kwakwaka’wakw

Performances

Melawmen Collective, Secwepemc, Alternative Rock
Tawahum, Justin Bige, Lutselk’e Dene and Plains Cree Poet and
Earle Peach, Kalilah Rampenen, Nuu Chah nulth/Cree
Randi Lee Taylor, Finnish Mermaid Story and Float, Simply Barefoot Gardening, Wil D Salmon, Creative Cafe, Phillipino/Wild Salmon Advocate The Carnival Band and the Solidarity Notes with facepainting and body art by artist Diego Emillio

Speakers

Eddie Gardner, Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance
Dawn Morrison, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty

Drumming, singing and more to be announced! Grateful to have the Peace Bearers join us too!