Two events to support Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation members
September 28, 2022
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Commemoration honouring our children and survivors
The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation would like to invite everyone to gather as a community to honour, remember, and pay respect to the Survivors of Residential School & those who never made it home. We will also celebrate our resilience as Indigenous Peoples & the resurgence & reclamation of our ancestral teachings. #NDTR #EveryChildMatters
Na wa esxwexwkw i7xw ta menmen cht
WHEN: 12:30pm to 4:00pm, Friday 30th September, 2022
WHERE: Downtown Squamish (see agenda)
WHAT TO BRING: An orange shirt, Traditional Regalia & Drums, lawn chairs, and prepare for the weather
12:30pm Meet at the corner of Winnipeg St. & Cleveland Ave
1:00pm Walk to O'Siyam Pavilion
1:30pm Opening Prayer and Speakers
2:15pm Moment of Silence
3:00pm Singers and Drummers
No More Stolen Sisters: National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation women and girls invite you to join us for a candle-lit vigil to remember and honour the victims, survivors, and families of this ongoing genocide, and help us to increase public awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQ+ people.
WHEN: 6:00pm to 7:30pm, Tuesday 4th October, 2022
WHERE: O'Siyam Pavilion, Squamish BC
WHAT TO BRING: Bring a candle, a hot drink in a reusable mug, and dress for the weather (rain or shine).
*There will be a link to a live stream of the event for those who cannot join us in person*
Organized by Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation women and girls with support from Justice for Girls & My Sea to Sky.RSVP via Facebook RSVP via our website
I hope you can join us at these two events. All are welcome.
Chen kwen mantumi,
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