Please join us tomorrow in solidarity against the continued violent oppression of Indigenous women.
Hosted on traditional Lekwungen territory known today as the Esquimalt and Songhees Nations.
A peaceful and prayerful gathering to honour the life and resilience of Barbara Kentner. This vigil will coincide with the date of her funeral, at the request of the family.
To read more about Barbara's story
Please share this event with your friends and family to raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
Some candles will be provided, please feel free to bring any extra candles for yourself and to share!
Mark your calendars to please join us for the best of midsummer's enjoyment and nature celebration, star-studded, fragrant forest camping, swimming in pristine river pools, guided hikes, backcountry comraderie, Saturday evening program of communal dinner, speakers and music in the last of the best, the best of the last and much beloved ancient forest and river paradise in the heart of the Walbran valley, Kaxiiks ( Big River) Pacheedaht First Nations territory, at this year's Walbran Valley Convergence.
With the very exciting prospect of a progressive GreeNDP provincial government ending 26 years of abuse of First Nations lands, forests and forest economies, this year's Convergence theme is building necessary unity amongst First Nations, labour, small business, tourism, Greens/NDP and the environmental community for long-awaited indigenous control of lands, territories and resources; long-term sustainable employment for rural forestry workers and legislated protection for the heart of the Walbran valley!
1. Bus transportation on a sliding scale $20-$70 (from Victoria) $10- $35 (from Port Renfrew).
2. Saturday dinner feast prepared by Soule Creek Lodge owner/chef and FOCW organizer Jon Cash, by donation.
or AFTER JULY 10th, at Wildfire Bakery.
Online ticket purchase options coming up soon!
Sponsored by: Friends of Carmanah Walbran, Wilderness Committee, Forest First Express Society, Social Environmental Alliance (SEA), Island Forest Futures (IFF).
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