‘Pole of reconciliation’ to be raised at UBC

October 19, 2016

The story that Haida artist James Hart is telling is done with wood carving tools. It’s a difficult story to tell for a man who has grown up in a community that has lost so much. But what Hart . . .

Squamish language now spoken by city councillor

October 19, 2016

It has not been uncommon at city hall to have a politician use a language other than English to open a council meeting, greet visitors or speak at a news conference. Mayor Gregor Robertson can . . .

Reconnecting with family after ‘Sixties Scoop’

September 28, 2016

Even though he was only four years old at the time, Gordon August can clearly remember the day he was taken from his family at Sechelt Nation. It was 1961, and Indian Agents arrived at his . . .

VPL seeks next Aboriginal storyteller

September 28, 2016

From pain to inspiration, and from inspiration to conversation — Renae Morriseau’s emotional and artistic journey travelled full circle this year. Morriseau was the Vancouver Public Library’s (. . .

Art seen as a pathway to reconciliation at city hall

September 21, 2016

Can reconciliation between indigenous people and non-native Canadians be achieved through art? It’s a deep thought question that Tsleil-Waututh First Nation artist Jordan Gallie answered without . . .

Sharing flavours and culture at the Capilano

June 29, 2016

People tout travel as the best way to open your eyes and experience a new culture. But they often forget that there are untold stories right in our backyard. Take, for example, the Capilano Tea . . .

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