Cultural Territories 101 with Nicole Preissl

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Date(s) - 18/05/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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A free, open-access virtual program creates a space for  individuals to gain knowledge of the different Nations in this province and develop a broader understanding of the different cultural practices and the plant kin relied upon in different regions of the province.

Each week the Nations of a different region will be the focus. Our research might lead us into looking at the plants, particular weaving styles, language and current skill holders active in their community. This is a participatory group, not a lecture. Participants are asked to do their own research on different regions for each session and bring questions, observations and readings back to the group to share. Participants are welcome to join as many of these sessions as they can. Pre-registration is required, registration closes 24 hours before each date.

Nicole Preissl (BDes, 2019) was born and raised in Burnaby but is Sto:lo from Leq’a:mel First Nation. Her great-grandmother was Squamish from X̱wemelch’stn and great grandfather from Katzie. Nicole is an active alumna and Emily Carr community member, passing on her knowledge to others through workshops in the Aboriginal Gathering Place. Recently, Nicole has been doing administrative work for Wild Bird Trust of British Columbia assisting on virtual program delivery, and teaching weaving and other Guilds for EartHand Gleaners virtual program offerings.

Sponsored by BC Arts Council

 

May 18th – TBA

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