National Indigenous Peoples Day Presentation
June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Ryan Uytdewilligen will present the story of Chief Dan George- Actor, Musician, Poet, Author and Activist.
Chief Dan George was a chief of the Tsleil-Watuth Nation, a Coast Salish band located on Burrard Inlet in the Southeast area of the District of North Vancouver. He was a Canadian Indigenous Oscar-nominated actor, who appeared in classic 1970s movies like Little Big Man, Harry and Tonto, and The Outlaw Josie Wales. He was also an influencial political activist, and his speech Lament for Confederation from 1967 is a milestone in the dialogue between first nations people and non-natives.
To join us for this educational event, please RSVP to LHolland@discovertapestry.com no later than June 19, 2023.