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Celebrate National Aboriginal Day in Whistler - Jun 19, 2012

Date:    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Time:    TBA
Where:  Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Squamish Lilwat Cultural Centre LogoNational Aboriginal Day is this Thursday June 21; join us at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre for a day of interactive activities and the unveiling of a new exhibition in the centre's museum.

Throughout the day a series of interactive activities will be taking place including:

Children's Arts and Crafts

Rock painting, weaving and scavenger hunt

Aboriginal Artist Market

Come down and meet and greet local aboriginal artists. Local artists painting, carvings and weavings will be on display and available for purchase.

Outdoor BBQ

All day long there will be an outdoor BBQ cooking up traditional aboriginal favorites including salmon burgers, venison burgers and bison sausages.

Feature Performance

The day will also feature a performance by a traditional Lil'wat language chant and drum group. This roots infused group will be performing at 12PM, 1PM and 3PM.

Unveiling of New Exhibition

Make sure not miss the days big event the unveiling of the new cultural Squamish & Lil'wat exhibition. The exhibit will feature various exposes on the traditions of the local bands. These include a look at the building of traditional canoes, a feature on traditional tribes fishing techniques and a look through the years of the local bands territory borders.

Learn more about the Cultural Centre below

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