syiyaya. Our families. Our stories.
Start date: 1 January, 2017
End date: 6 October, 2017
Through spring into summer 2017, students and Sechelt District teachers will work with community mentors to catch stories from local First Nation elders and seniors, transmute the stories into multi-disciplinary art, and present them in a professional multi-media stage presentation during the Sechelt Arts Festival October 5 - 22, 2017.
Nature of the Project Reach
Sunshine Coast B.C. towns and villages including, Sechelt, Gibsons, Pender Harbour and Powell River. Further reach from visitors in Vancouver and Squamish anticipated.
To commemorate the elder and settler stories of the Sechelt area through exploring "elements of culture." To present the stories in a meaningful art form, on video, and professionally on stage, through a creative process of discovery and self-evaluation.