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2017 Aboriginal Celebration – Saturday, August 12 – Schedule

2017 Aboriginal Celebration

Saturday, August 12

Schedule of Events


The following films will screen at the Visitors’ Reception Centre (#4)

10:00 am                 Wilds to Riches: a Cariboo Gold Rush Documentary

11:00 am                 Canyon War: the Untold Story


The following activities will take place at the Barkerville Pavilion (#4b)


12:30 pm                Opening Ceremonies and welcoming remarks

12:45 pm                Lthako Dene Hoop Dancers

1:15 pm                   Traditional Fancy Dance and Traditional Jingle

1:30 pm                   Quesnel Tillicum Society Senior Princess Dance

1:45 pm                   Music and storytelling with Zach Running Coyote

2:15 pm                   Xatśūll First Nation Storytelling, Dance and Song

3:00 pm                   St’at’imc Bear Dance

3:30 pm                   Friendship Circle

3:45 pm                   Closing remarks and gift presentations

4:00 pm                   Lahal/Bone games

7:00 pm                    Gary Fjellgaard in concert at the Theatre Royal

Please note: event times are approximate and may change with little notice.