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8th Annual Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival

August 21, 2016- 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mark your calendar for a highlight of our Coast Salish summer! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS, HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

Join 2500+ guests at Whey-ah-Wichen for the 8th edition of the Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival! We are coming together to celebrate Indigenous culture, our community, and the Tsleil-Waututh’s connection to its territory.

Hear cutting edge sounds from JUNO Winner and world champion DJ Shub (formerly of A Tribe Called Red), JUNO Winner Crystal Shawanda, Children of Takaya and hosted by MCs Andrea Menard and Gabriel George. This action-packed day features a Mainstage as well as children’s program, Elder’s Tent, traditional dance, demonstrations of ancient technologies, guided trips in traditional-style canoes by Takaya Tours, and traditional foods.

/// Crystal Shawanda [JUNO winner] YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhoevrOkaow

/// DJ Shub [JUNO winner, World RedBull Threestyle Champ, formerly of A Tribe Called Red] LISTEN: https://soundcloud.com/therealshub

/// Children of Takaya: https://twitter.com/Takayadancers/status/736044066782072834

/// Christie Lee Charles & Friends: http://www.beatnation.org/music.html

/// Van Haleck

/// Skwxwú7mesh Singers

/// Andrea Menard – Today’s CoHost http://www.andreamenard.com/

/// Gabriel George – Today’s CoHost is Manager Culture & Language for Tsleil-Waututh and leads Children of Takaya https://twitter.com/edgegeo


PLUS! Elder’s Storytelling | Takaya Tours Inc. paddling http://2016twn.eventbrite.ca/ | Youth hiphop showcase | Elder’s Tent | Coast Salish foods + Artisans | Festival is Free, donations welcome.

Free bike valet on site | shuttle bus from Tsleil-Waututh Community Centre. Public transit route #212 from Phibbs Exchange drops you at site, or take #211 to Dollar Shopping Centre and walk 400 metres.


INDIGENOUS ARTISANS PAY FOR YOUR REGISTRATION ONLINE for small space $30, large space $50, small table $40, small tent $110, or large tent $200: http://2016twn.eventbrite.ca/
We reserve the right to refuse any vendors.

Volunteer + Artisan inquiries leave name + number 604.924.4156 | or message us here on Facebook.


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August 21, 2016
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Cates Park
Dollarton Highway
North Vancouver, Canada


Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival
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