Join Marlene Kelly for a special storytime “The Adventures of Wisakedjak” ~ pronounced (whis-sah-kehd-chak)

Description:

Marlene will tell how the Cree people, the stars, the earth and regalia are all connected and share traditional Cree stories based around Wisakejak, a principle character in Cree tales.

Bio:

Marlene is a Cree-Metis, born in Edmonton AB. but was raised and is still residing in the beautiful K’omoks territory. Her family is from Fort Chipewyan and Fort McMurray AB. She is a fourth generation beadwork artist that makes traditional and contemporary beadwork, regalia, and other traditional crafts. She is passionate about her culture and enjoys sharing her knowledge.

Acknowledgement:
We respectfully acknowledge that this event is taking place on the unceded traditional territories of the K’ómoks First Nation, who have been caretakers of the land since time immemorial.

Accessibility:
Our space is wheelchair accessible, with room for electric chairs. We have one a single stall accessible, family washroom however it does not currently have an automatic button. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Courtenay Branch.i

Tags:
,