Tea and Bannock by the Creek | 8:00-11:30 am (open house)
Mossom Creek Hatchery & Education Centre (Mossom Creek Drive – end of forest road)
Start your morning at Mossom Creek Hatchery & Education Centre with tea and Bannock by the creek.
Stand Like a Cedar StoryWalk® @ Port Moody Public Library | 10:00 am onwards
Enjoy a walk through Pioneer park as you read from Nicola L. Campbell’s wonderful book “Stand Like a Cedar” in a self-guided StoryWalk®. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.
Storytime with Kung Jaadee @ Port Moody Public Library | 10:30–11:15 am (No registration, drop-in)
Celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day with a special storytime for all ages with Kung Jaadee.
Kung Jaadee (Roberta Kennedy) is a professional storyteller, educator and published author belonging to the X̱aayda (Haida), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nations. Her Haida name, Kung Jaadee, means ‘Moon Woman’ and was presented to her at her great uncle’s memorial feast by her cousin Crystal Robinson.
Kung Jaadee will read from her book, sing traditional Haida songs, and share nursery rhymes and teach children to count in Xaad Kil.
Don’t miss this special celebration of National Indigenous People’s Day for the young ones!
Living Languages: First Peoples Voices in BC @ Port Moody Station Museum
The Port Moody Station Museum is very excited to be featuring the travelling exhibition—Living Languages: First Peoples Voices in BC which was created by the First Peoples Cultural Council and the Royal BC Museum in 2014 from June-Sept. On June 21, from 10-4pm we will welcome guests to the Port Moody Station Museum to learn about what First Nation communities throughout the province are doing to help their languages survive and flourish.
Interactive Community Art Project @ PoMo Arts
PoMoArts invites you to join us to make ‘Reconciliation Commitments’ through the creation of a collaborative artwork. Begin your journey by filling out an “I commit to…” statement on the feathers of two huge wings filling a banner. Stand between the wings of the banner to take a ‘selfie’, then share on social media to encourage others on their learning journey.