We invite our Sunshine Coast friends, family and visitors to join us for A Night at the Longhouse Event. This is a community cultural celebration and performance with an evening of traditional Coast Salish-shíshálh drumming, singing and dancing and traditional storytelling.
This event is a Canada 150 Celebration in recogition of the resilence of First Nations People who have endured and survived the impacts of Canadian colonial policy and practice. This event is a cultural celebration above which we invite our guests and fellow citizens, the Sunshine Coast residents and visitors, to our sacred longhouse, the communal home of the shishalh people, to celebrate culture, community and our shared future. A Night At The Lonhouse is a fully catered salmon feast with a vegetarian/gluten free option. Advance notice of any dietary needs are appreciated and we encourage you to book in advance so that you can join us.
Date: Thursday, June 15th, 2017
5:00 pm Doors Open - Come early and warm up the drum and sing with us.
5:30 pm Formal Cultural Welcome and a Feast Song by xwamtsut and Squamish Nation ambassadors
5:45 pm Catered Salmon and Wild Game Feast Dinner
6:00 pm Story telling by Candace Campo
6:15 pm to 7:45 pm – Cultural Performance – drumming, singing and dancing.
Start Time: 5:00 pm
End-time: 8:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours
Menu: Traditional Bbq smoked salmon, wild game, herb roasted potatoes, green salad with blackberry vinaigrette, infused fruit and berry water, dessert, coffee, traditional labrador tea.
Ticket: $48 per person.
What to bring: we suggest a blanket to sit on. A reusable water bottle with water.
Location: 5488 Monkey Tree Lane, Sechelt BC. Shishalh Nation Traditional Longhouse. [View Location Map]
This event is hosted by Talaysay Tours, Candace and Larry Campo of the Shishalh & Squamish Nation. We thank the Shishalh Nation for the generous use of the longhouse facility and we recognize and thank our elders and family for their teachings. Kindest regards, Candace Campo, xets'emits'a.
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