Mini poster for Let's Make Art. Saturday June 2, 9 & 16. 2-5pm. 609 Helmcken Street.

Let’s Make Art With Haisla Collins!

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.

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Wild Salmon Caravan Partners 2018

We would like to express our deepest gratitude to the many organizations who provided in kind, food, meeting space, materials and other supplies. Your support helped make Wild Salmon Caravan events, planning team meetings, and arts and cultural workshops a huge success. Your help was invaluable in our efforts of bringing together thousands of people in the various communities we visited.

Thank you for helping us show the world how much we love wild salmon. Wild salmon <3 you for your help.

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Wild Salmon Caravan planning team session in progress. Team sitting around a table.

2017 Wild Salmon Caravan Regional Planning Teams

A big thank you to all of our regional planning teams for the 2017 Wild Salmon Caravan.

Musqueam, Tsleil Waututh, Skwxwừ7mesh Ủxwumixw – Squamish (Vancouver)

Brenda Racanelli, Vancouver Parks Board

Rebecca Til, Vancouver Parks Board

Carmen Rosen, Still Moon Arts Society

Bee Miller, Still Moon Arts Society

Ian Marcuse, Grandview Woodland Food Connection

Shannon Hecker, The Right to Food Zine

Melpetkwe Mattew

Gloria Pavez

Ronnie Dean Harris

Ingrid Figueroa Manelik

Daniel Mendoza

Bo Del Valle Garcia, Cedar Cottage Community Garden

Yolanda Weeks

Nadine Pluzak, Vancouver Storytelling Society

Victoria Morgan

Lori Snyder

Jay Peachy

Cease Wyss

Stờ:lō -Skwah (Chilliwack)

Eddie Gardner

Wild Salmon Defenders Alliance

Tracy Lyster

David Peter

Valerie O’Connell

Dan Guanzon

Robert Gladstone

Don Mair

Ethel Gardner

Garry Hagguist

Dan Coultier

Bonny Krulicki

Nlaka’pamux (Coquihalla Mountains, Merritt)

Lani McKenzie (Xwustse)

Joanne Lafferty, Councilor, Lower Nicola Indian Band

Billie Pierre

Secwepemc te Tk’emlups (Kamloops) 

Bonnie Klohn, Kamloops Food Policy Council

Carole Hebden, Chair, Kamloops Food Policy Council

Jeff McNeil Seymour, T’Kemlups te Secwepemc, Instructor,Thompson Rivers University, Decolonizing Social Work Class

Sandra Frangiadakis, Gleaning Abundance Program

Londea Riffel, Secwepemc Health Caucus

Adrienne Decandole

Andrew Morrison

Cathy Wang

David Archie, Secwepemc Health Caucus

Shauna Pezzot

Secwepemc te Adams Lake, Neskonlith, Little Shuswap (Chase)

Greg Witzky, Adams Lake Indian Fisheries Manager

Michelle Tsutsumi, Golden Ears Farm

David Lepsoe, Councilor

Patricia White, Matriarch

David Smith

Robyn Cyr

Ronn Boeur

Ali Maki

Please forgive us for anyone we’ve missed and let us know so we can recognize you as well. Thank you!

Wild Salmon Caravan 2017 Is DAYS away!

The #WildSalmonCaravan2017 kicks off in just over a week. Here’s some calls to action, resources and things to think about.

In just over a week we’ll be launching into a journey to Chase from Vancouver in the 2017 caravan. With colder weather approaching, CHANCES (fingers crossed for not) of rain in some locations, many aspects of travel and gathering coming up…so we should all be prepared with the proper information.

We’ve been working to populate this website with all information needed and is being populated as the days countdown. (which you can see on our side  bar widget…or down below on mobile devices) Continue reading “Wild Salmon Caravan 2017 Is DAYS away!”

Wild Salmon Caravan Media Advisory | September 18, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017

Matriarchs to lead Wild Salmon Caravan

VANCOUVER – The Wild Salmon Caravan will launch its third annual journey with a Rainbow Parade in Vancouver on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Caravan will then make several stops as it follows the wild salmon from the Salish Seas to Secwepemcul’ecw territory. The Caravan will be led this year by Salish matriarchs from Indigenous communities all along the route from Vancouver to the Adams River.

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SAVE THE DATE! October 7-12, 2017!

Follow us on social media: @wildsalmoncaravan

Use the hashtag: #wildsalmoncaravan2017

And keep up to date with the travel intinerary listed here: https://wildsalmoncaravan.ca/wsc-travel-it-2017/

Save the date! Share it out!

Swim with us! Celebrate the spirit of Wild Salmon!

A Look Back: Wild Salmon Caravan 2016

We got some great video from many sources last year and Chris Gadsden was a great asset to the team covering  so much of the caravan. Here’s some video from his Lettermail YouTube channel.

Wild Salmon Caravan 2016 Sponsors

We are grateful for the support for the Wild Salmon Caravan 2016 that has come from within a mutual aid network of partners and sponsors that contribute in the following ways; staff time (planning, hosting and coordinating, logistics on site), meeting space, art supplies, food, promotion, transportation and cash (in person donations from community fundraising activities and crowdfunding campaign).

 

 

 

Voices of Wild Salmon! 2015/16

We are looking for authentic, fun and creative expressions to inspire people from all creeds, cultures and backgrounds to join us in celebrating the spirit of wild salmon in the upcoming Wild Salmon Caravan.

Paul Wagner shares his passion for salmon and invites you to the Wild salmon Caravan, June 6-11, 2016. See you there!

….let the wild salmon hear our songs. Continue reading “Voices of Wild Salmon! 2015/16”