Sunshine Coast Canada
Arts, Heritage + Culture
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Mapping the Ground We Stand On

An Interactive Workshop Exploring Indigenous and Settler Relationships.

Participants will walk on the map, reflect on their own presence on it, and discuss how they might respond to what they have learned. As time allows, participants will also learn about PWRDF’s 20-year  history working in Indigenous communities in Canada.

This interactive workshop, known as the Mapping Exercise, invites participants to explore the Indigenous presence on the map of Canada, the history of Settler arrival, and their relationship to one another.

Register here or 604.885.7373

The Spark of Annie Shea

Caitlin Hicks reads at The Sechelt Library

On the heels of the NYC Big Book Award for her first novel A THEORY OF EXPANDED LOVE in audiobook, Caitlin Hicks will read and perform from the three of her works that feature the fiesty, outspoken and rebellious character Annie Shea. The reading is sponsored by The Writers Union of Canada.

Performing excerpts from the play SIX PALM TREES, and reading from the novel A THEORY OF EXPANDED LOVE, Hicks will also give audiences a glimpse of her upcoming novel KENNEDY GIRL, featuring Annie Shea in 1968 – five years hence from THEORY.

KAIROS Blanket Exercise

Reconciliation through Education and Understanding

In recognition of the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, we are honoured to have Syiyaya facilitators and Indigenous witnesses offer this unique educational event. This participatory workshop will help you understand how colonization of the land we now know as BC and Canada impacted the Indigenous people who lived here long before settlers arrived. Explore nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada, how this relationship has been damaged over the years, and how we all can work toward reconciliation.
Space is very limited. In-person only. Registration is required. Contact the Library to register. 604-886-2130

Reconciliation and Growing Up Indigenous on the Coast

Join local Indigenous educator, artist, anthropologist and guide Candace Campo of Talaysay Tours for a fascinating talk about her experience growing up Indigenous here in the Coastal forests, and her thoughts on Reconciliation. Dress for the weather: we may go for a walk outside.
Space is limited; please contact the Library to register.
Presented with support from the Sunshine Coast Community Forest.

Open days at Sarah Wray Hall

Drop in for a visit at Pender Harbour’s Sarah Wray Hall. It’s a chance to see inside the old school house, chat with members and buy a ticket or two for the 2022 ‘Merganser’ Canoe raffle, to be drawn September 5th.

Open days at Sarah Wray Hall

Drop in for a visit at Pender Harbour’s Sarah Wray Hall. It’s a chance to see inside the old school house, chat with members and buy a ticket or two for the 2022 ‘Merganser’ Canoe raffle, to be drawn September 5th.

Open days at Sarah Wray Hall

Drop in for a visit at Pender Harbour’s Sarah Wray Hall. It’s a chance to see inside the old school house, chat with members and buy a ticket or two for the 2022 ‘Merganser’ Canoe raffle, to be drawn September 5th.

syiyaya Days: Indigenous Walking Tours

Tours are by donation, but space is limited – please register via info@talaysay.com for tours on June 21st and sccf.ca/walk for the tour on June 25th
Talaysay Tours invites you on a leisurely walk to enjoy nature and learn how Indigenous people utilise the land for food, medicine and technology. The “Talking Trees” tours take place at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park at 10 am and 6:30 pm on June 21st, and again at 10am on June 25th.

syiyaya Days: Indigenous Walking Tours

Tours are by donation, but space is limited – please register via info@talaysay.com for tours on June 21st and sccf.ca/walk for the tour on June 25th
Talaysay Tours invites you on a leisurely walk to enjoy nature and learn how Indigenous people utilise the land for food, medicine and technology. The “Talking Trees” tours take place at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park at 10 am and 6:30 pm on June 21st, and again at 10am on June 25th.

syiyaya Days: Indigenous Walking Tours

Tours are by donation, but space is limited – please register via info@talaysay.com for tours on June 21st and sccf.ca/walk for the tour on June 25th
Talaysay Tours invites you on a leisurely walk to enjoy nature and learn how Indigenous people utilise the land for food, medicine and technology. The “Talking Trees” tours take place at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park at 10 am and 6:30 pm on June 21st, and again at 10am on June 25th.

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