Barkerville’s 2016 Aboriginal Celebration – Saturday, July 9th – Schedule

2016 Aboriginal Celebration Poster

Barkerville’s 2016 Aboriginal Celebration

Saturday, July 9th 

Schedule of Events*

11:00 am          Screening  of Wilds to Riches: a Cariboo Gold Rush Documentary (at Visitors’ Reception Centre)

12:00 noon      Screening of Canyon War: The Untold Story (at Visitors’ Reception Centre)

1:45 pm            Opening Ceremonies (starts at hill outside Visitors’ Reception Centre, ends at Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

2:00 pm           Welcome from Lhtako Dene First Nation (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

2:05 pm           Welcome from Xatśūll First Nation (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

2:10 pm           Welcome from Barkerville Heritage Trust (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

2:15 pm           Lhtako Dene Hoop Dancers I (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

2:30 pm          Xatśūll Drumming, Song, Storytelling (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

3:00 pm          St’at’imc Bear Dance (Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

3:30 pm          Lhtako Dene Hoop Dancers II

3:40 pm         Friendship Dance (starts at Grand Room inside Visitors’ Reception Centre, ends at hill outside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

3:45 pm          Closing remarks and gift presentations (at hill outside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

4:00 pm         Lahal Games (at hill outside Visitors’ Reception Centre)

 

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