VANCOUVER/COAST SALISH HOMELANDS
Vancouver Moving Theatre in association with Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre and EartHand Gleaners, and with the development assistance of PTC and Native Earth Performing Arts, invites you to witness
WEAVING RECONCILIATION: OUR WAY
Led and performed by indigenous artists, Weaving Reconciliation: Our Way brings to life the story of Old One and his journey to reconcile with himself, his family and his community. Read more…
WHERE: Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Chief Simon Baker Room, 1607 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.
WHEN: May 17-19 & 24-26, 2018
Thursday and Friday (7:30 pm) and Saturday (2:00 pm)
PRE-SHOW: Doors open at 7:00 pm (Thursday & Friday) and 1:30 pm (Saturday)
A preshow sound and image playlist co-curated by local youth with images of Coast Salish homelands and songs reflecting youth voices will play. Additionally, weavers from EartHand Gleaners Society will be demonstrating thigh rolling of nettle for making fish nets. Weavers include Veronica Waechter, Nicole Preissl, David Gowman and Nicola Hodges.
TICKETS: Sold at door only / Sliding Scale $2 - $25 / Limited Seating
HONOURED GUESTS: Each performance will incorporate cultural contributions from youth and speakers from the host territory. On Coast Salish territory, the following guests will participate:
Youth from the Territory
May 17 & 24 Kalila George-Wilson / Nicholas Kopi (Tsleil-Waututh)
May 18 & 25 Christie Lee Charles (Musqueam)
May 19 & 26 Isaiah Nahanee (Squamish)
Speaker from the Territory
May 17 & 24 Carleen Thomas (Tsleil-Waututh)
May 18 & 25 TBA (Musqueam)
May 19 & 26 Agi Mathias Paul (Squamish)
SUPPORT AND ACCESSABILITY
- Support workers from the Indian Residential School Survivors Society and with Woodrow Morrison will be present at all performances.
- Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre is wheel chair accessible.
- ASL Interpretation will be provided at one performance to be announced soon.
PRE-SHOW PARTNER - EartHand Gleaners Society
HOST PARTNER – Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
COMMUNITY PARTNER– Indian Residential School Survivors Society
Vancouver Moving Theatre acknowledges and honours that we live and work on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh).