Something to think about during National Indigenous History Month (June) and on July 1st
Ryan McMahon is Anishinaabe comedian, writer, media maker and community activator from Couchiching First Nation in Treaty 3 Territory. You can find more information about him and his work here: https://www.nsb.com/speakers/ryan-mcmahon/ and the video link for Colonization Road is here: https://www.cbc.ca/firsthand/episodes/colonization-road
Other ongoing Indigenous events in BC can be found below:
o Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Beaded Nostalgia - May 18 - October 23, 2022 & True to Place: stímetstexw tel xéltel - June 15, 2022 - March 19, 2023 - Recurring daily Location: Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
o Vancouver Maritime Museum: Canoe Cultures: Ho'-ku-melh - War Canoes and the Gifts They Carry Forward - September 16, 2021 - July 3, 2022 Recurring daily - Vancouver Maritime Museum
o Museum of Vancouver Presents: Boarder X October 25, 2021 - October 1, 2022
o Talking Stick Festival - https://fullcircle.ca/talking-stick-festival-2022/ - June 12th – July 3rd 2022
o Deckchair Cinema: Smoke Signals - July 14, 2022 - Times: From: 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM
o Podcasts: All My Relations (Indigenous focused podcast) and others here: https://indiginews.com/okanagan/top-ten-indigenous-podcasts-to-follow
o Tuesday POW WOW family nights – Strathcona Park coming back!
o Metro Vancouver Indigenous Services Society – MVISS - https://www.mviss.ca/gallery-1
o Other events including storytelling, music, ceremonial events, tattoo art, etc., have all been celebrated this month also!