Surrey celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21 at Holland Park

THIS free in-person event – hosted by the local land based First Nations, Semiahma (Semiahmoo), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), will feature cultural sharing from the local First Nations with teachings and practice through art, music, storytelling, and dance.

When: Tuesday, June 21

Time: 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Holland Park (13428 Old Yale Road)

Schedule: 3 p.m. – Event Start

4:30 p.m. – Welcome by Semiahma (Semiahmoo), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), and q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie) First Nations

4:30-7:30 p.m. Cultural Sharing from:

  • Nadine Gagné
  • XiQuelem, (Eugene Harry)
  • FRAFCA Elders and Youth
  • SD36 – Aboriginal Learning
  • The Wild Moccasin Dancers, (Shyama-Priya and David Whitebean)
  • Candace “Brown Bear Woman” Hill Trevena
  • Stars of the North Drum Group, (LaDonna Wiks-Joseph name by Wata)
  • Métis Jigging by Madelaine McCallum (Sukaskieskwew)
  • Salish Thunderbird (Xwelmexw Shxwexwos)

5-7 p.m. – Community BBQ

7:30 p.m. – Closing

7:30-8 p.m. – JB the First Lady (Nuxalk and Onondaga Nation)

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