Wolastoqewi Time Immemorial Celebration

Written by NB Media Co-op on June 29, 2017

The Longhouse along the Wolastoq. Photo from Spasaqsit Possesom‎ – Ron Tremblay.


Location: Next the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton on traditional Wolastoq territory

Schedule of events

*June 27th at 7pm – Measuring out the Longhouse
*June 28th at 10am – Construction of Longhouse
*June 29th at 10am – Construction of Longhouse
*June 30th at 1pm – Opening Ceremony
*July 1st at 1pm – Longhouse Teachings Guest Elder Kevin Deer
5pm – Supper
7pm – Wolastoqewi Chanters & Singers
*July 2nd at 1pm – Wolastoqey Blanket Exercise – History of Wolastokuk
4-5pm – Maggie Paul – Sharing of Songs
5–6:30pm – Supper
6:30 – 7:30pm Unity our Confederacy’s – Elder Kevin Deer of Kahnawake
*July 3rd at 1:00 – 5:00pm – Wolastoqewi Artists, Drummers & Chanters

Each artist will share the stories of their art, songs and chants.

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