Archive of posts tagged "AboriginalBC"

Sharing the Knowledge: First Nations Plant Walks in Stanley Park

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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Photos of The Lions from Vancouver

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The Lions are to Vancouver what the Matterhorn is to Switzerland. They are the two most iconic peaks in the Vancouver area, sitting atop the North Shore mountains at 5,400 ft (West Lion) and 5,269 ft (East Lion). The Lions are also known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn by the Squamish First Nation, which translates to Twin […]

National Aboriginal Day in Vancouver

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National Aboriginal Day is being celebrated at Canada Place on Saturday, June 20, 2015 with the North Point hosting music, dance, and stories from 11:00am to 5:00pm. National Aboriginal Day in Vancouver The event will provide opportunities for guest of all ages to engage with and learn more about Aboriginal culture and will feature a […]

The City Before The City

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Celebrating the 125th anniversary of the City of Vancouver a few years ago was very fun but for anyone who is truly into local history and the roots of the place which we call home, we know that our town sits on the unceded traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. With […]