Barkerville’s 2nd Annual Aboriginal Celebration Schedule of Events – July 11, 2015

Barkerville’s 2015 Aboriginal Celebration

Saturday, July 11 

Schedule of Events*

10:00 am          Screening of Canyon War: The Untold Story (at Visitors’ Reception Centre)

11:30 am           Lhtako Dene Traditional Territory sign unveiling (at Visitors’ Reception Centre)

12:00 noon       Street Parade from Chinatown to stage (at hill outside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

12:15 pm            Welcome from Lhtako Dene First Nation

12:20 pm           Welcome from Xatśūll First Nation

12:25 pm           Welcome from Barkerville Heritage Trust

12:30 pm           Lhtako Dene Hoop Dancers I

12:45 pm           Xatśūll Drumming, Song, Storytelling I

1:00 pm             St’at’imc Bear Dance I

1:15 pm              Break

1:45 pm             Lhtako Dene Hoop Dancers II

2:00 pm            Xatśūll Drumming, Song, Storytelling II

2:10 pm             St’at’imc Bear Dance II

2:25 pm            Xatśūll Friendship Dance

2:35 pm             Closing remarks and gift presentations

2:45 pm             Break

3:00 pm            Lahal Games

4:00 pm            Finish

* Please note: event times are approximate and may change without further notice.

Aboriginal Celebration Parade

In the event of inclement weather, all outdoor activities will be relocated to the Visitors’ Reception Centre Grand Hall