Shíshálh to host ‘Culture Crawl’ for Indigenous Peoples Day

A three-day Culture Crawl is being planned as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations on the Sunshine Coast.

Normally held June 21, the event will run from June 21 to 23 and is being opened up to the general public.

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Events planned include a summer solstice moonlight paddle, arts and crafts fair, cultural workshop series, Indigenous storytelling, a First Nations film festival, poetry reading, an Indigenous burlesque show, outdoor movie at Ted Dixon Park, siyaya Reconciliation Pole community carving and tours of tems swiya Museum.

“It is going to be amazing,” said Dionne Paul, lead organizer of the event, in an email. An information meeting was held on Monday, May 13, for canoe families, arts and crafts and food vendors. 

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