Upcoming events

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Past events

Thursday, May 13th, 6 - 8pm  

Weaving History & Stories: Interview with Tracy Williams and Senaqwila Wyss

Join us for a conversation between Jolene Andrew, Tracy Williams, and Senaqwila Wyss about the role of weaving in Squamish history, stories, and community building. The conversation will focus on memories and stories of MST territories and how families transmit knowledge and teachings through weaving. Q&A with Tracy and Senaqwila following the interview. 

This event will take place on Zoom with Otter-AI auto-generated captions available. A video recording of the event with edited captions will be available after the event.

Sunday, May 16th, 1-2:30 pm

Storytelling and Drawing

A drawing workshop interspersed with storytelling led by Jolene Andrew. Participants are invited to learn to draw a beaver using North West Coast design while we listen to and share stories of the land and waters of Mt Pleasant as well as beavers and their teachings. We will explore histories of the neighbourhoods we live in and how we can honour the histories that connect us to the land and life. 

No drawing experience needed! Participants should bring a pen/pencil and paper to the event. 

This event will take place on Zoom with Otter-AI auto-generated captions available. 

Pre-registration required. 

Story Telling and Drawing 2, Wednesday June 23, 2021, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM 

 

A drawing workshop with storytelling led by Gitksan Witsuwit’en artist and community organizer Jolene Andrew at coFood Garden.

As part of the Nu chexw kw’átchnexw kwétsi sḵel̓áw̓?// Can you See Beaver? project, Gitksan Witsuwit’en artist and community organizer Jolene Andrew is leading a drawing workshop at coFood Garden. Participants are invited to learn to draw a beaver using North West Coast design, while we listen to and share stories of the land and waters of the Mount Pleasant neighbourhood as well as beavers and their teachings. We will explore histories of the neighbourhoods we live in and how we can honour the histories that connect us to the land and life.

 

No drawing experience needed! Please bring your own pen/pencil and paper/sketchbook if possible.

This workshop will take place in person, outdoors, with a Covid safety plan in place

*This workshop is free but registration through Eventbrite is required and limited to 20 participants*

      **Register here**

Registration closes Tuesday, June 22 at midnight.

coFood Garden is located at 265 East 4th Ave (between Main St and Scotia St.)

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