Victoria Indigenous Cultural Festival - 2018

Date & Time: 
Thu, 2018-06-21 10:30 to Sat, 2018-06-23 18:00

Three days of spectacular performances on an outdoor stage in the plaza at the Royal BC Museum in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC. Each day starts with performances from the two local Host Nations and follows with shows from Indigenous performers from across the province!

Full and updated information here: https://www.indigenousbc.com/victoria-indigenous-festival/

Thursday June 21, 2018

Common Wealth Corner

  • 10:30 am - Canoe Crossing Protocol Welcome

Royal BC Museum Plaza

  • 11:00 am - Festival Official Opening – Acknowledgement and Introduction of Partners & Dignitaries.
  • 11:00 am - Artisans Market Place opens
  • 11:15 am - Totem Pole Tour with Andy Everson – K’omoks Nation
  • 12:00 pm - Esquimalt Singers & Dancers – Esquimalt Nation
    Lekwungen Traditional Dancers – Songhees Nation
  • 1:00 pm - Hoomis Family Dancers – Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation
  • 2:00 pm - Le-La-La Dancers – Kwakwaka’wakw Nation
  • 3:00 pm - Alex Wells – Lil’wat Nation
  • 4:00 pm - Hoomis Family Dancers – Nuu-Chah-Nulth Nation
  • 5:00 pm - Joseph Singers & Dancers – Esquimalt Nation

Friday June 22, 2018

Royal BC Museum Plaza

  • 11:00 am - Artisans Market Place opens
  • 11:00 am - Smudge Cermony with Frank Antoine – Bonaparte Nation
  • 11:15 am - Totem Pole Tour with Andy Everson – K’omoks Nation
  • 12:00 pm - Joseph Singers & Dancers – Esquimalt Nation
    Lekwungen Tradition Dancers – Songhees Nation
  • 1:00 pm - Alex Wells – Lil’wat Nation
  • 2:00 pm - Git Hayestk - Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil'wat,& Musqueam Nations
  • 3:00 pm - Le-La-La Dancers – Kwakwaka’wakw Nation
  • 4:00 pm - Alex Wells – Lil’wat Nation
  • 5:00 pm - Git Hayestk - Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil'wat,& Musqueam Nations

Lekwungen Tent

  • 11:30 am - Cedar Weaving by Sandra Howard Demonstration & Workshop *
  • 2:00 pm - Cedar Weaving by Sandra Howard Demonstration & Workshop *

Steamships Terminal - Songhees Cultural Centre

  • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm - Canoe Tours *
  • 11:30 am - Drum Making Demonstration by Sandy Morris Jr
  • 2:00 pm - Drum Making Demonstration by Sandy Morris Jr

    Saturday June 23, 2018

    Royal BC Museum Plaza

    • 11:00 am - Artisans Market Place opens
    • 11:00 am - Smudge Cermony with Frank Antoine – Bonaparte Nation
    • 11:15 am - Totem Pole Tour with Andy Everson – K’omoks Nation
    • 12:00 pm - Joseph Singers & Dancers – Esquimalt Nation
      Lekwungen Tradition Dancers – Songhees Nation
    • 1:00 pm - Git Hayestk - Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil'wat,& Musqueam Nations
    • 2:00 pm - Le-La-La Dancers – Kwakwaka’wakw Nation
    • 3:00 pm - Alex Wells – Lil’wat Nation
    • 4:00 pm - Git Hayestk - Haida, Haisla, Tahltan, Tlingit, Lil'wat,& Musqueam Nations
    • 5:00 pm - Le-La-La Dancers – Kwakwaka’wakw Nation

    Lekwungen Tent

    • 11:30 am - Drum Making Demonstration by Randy Henry
    • 2:00 pm - Drum Making Demonstration by Randy Henry

    Steamship Terminal - Songhees Cultural Centre

    • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm - Canoe Tours*
    • 11:30 am - Cedar Weaving Demonstration & Workshop by Sandra Howard *
    • 2:00 pm - Cedar Weaving Demonstration & Workshop by Sandra Howard *

      *Book Canoe Tour and Cedar Weaving Workshop at the Lekwungen Tent

       

      Location: 
      British Columbia
      Canada
      48° 25' 15.1464" N, 123° 22' 9.0228" W
      British Columbia CA