Our 6th Annual Foods Conference was a great success.

 

MC: Ron George

6th   Annual Traditional Foods Conference

Day   1 Friday September 27th

6:30   am

 

Shakw’um   – River Bath

Men’s   – Jared Williams

Women’s   leader : Stella Johnny

Meet in QCC parking lot   at 6:30 (wear good footwear)

8:30   am

Shnetulhqun   –  Breakfast

Comeakin Room

9:00   am

 

St’i’wi’ulh   – Morning   Prayer

Ron   George

Comeakin Room

9:15   am

St’ilum   – Welcome   Songs

 

Welcome   from VICCIFN

Bringing   our Voice Forward

 

Comeakin Room

9:45   am

Ulhtun  

Eating   Break

Comeakin Room

10:00   am

Healthy oceans and you

Peter Ross

Traditional   Medicine


Della   Rice-Sylvester

Comeakin Room

Quamichan Room

 

 

11:00   am

 

Medicine   Women Food is Medicine

Dr. Daniele Behn-Smith

 

NTC   fishing Rights

Norine   Messer, Simon and Julia Lucas

Quamichan Room

COMEAKIN Room

12:00   PM

Shtuhwskweyulqun   – Lunch

Comeakin Room

6th   Annual Traditional Foods Conference

Day   1 Friday September 27th

1:00   pm

Traditional   food Plants

Tim Kulchuski

First   Nations Wild Crafters

Anne   Robinson and Keith Hunter

Prenatal   Nutrition and the Role of Traditional Foods

Dorothy   Jack

Jen   Cody

Comeakin Room

Quamichan Room

Theatre

2:00   pm

 

What’s   happening in Western Canada’s Indigenous Food Sovereignty Movement?

Tabitha   Martens

A   year of living off the land

John   Rampanen and Nitanis Desjarlais

Quamichan Room

Comeakin Room

3:00   pm

‘Ulhtun   –  Eating Break

Comeakin Room

3:15   pm

The   importance of Wild Salmon PaneL

Alexandra   Morton

Simon   and Julia Lucas

Nick   Claxton

Comeakin Room

4:30   pm

Relax,   stretch, visit the river, network etc.

Clam   Fritters by Barb Whyte in the Comeakin Room

5:00   pm

Shhwune’untqun –Prayer   and Dinner

Comeakin Room

7:00   pm

Digital   HarvesT

Film   Feast

Digital   Harvest Youth Leaders

QCC Theatre

 

6th   Annual Traditional Foods Conference

Day   2 Saturday September 28th

9:00   am

Shnetulhqun   –  Breakfast

Comeakin Room

9:15   am

St’i’wi’ulh   – Morning Prayer

Ron   George

VICCIFN

St’ilum   – Welcome Songs

Comeakin Room

10:00   am –

 4:00 pm

Traditional Marketplace

(Food   Programs, traditional crafts, foods, tools, and trade goods)

Comeakin Room

10:00   am

Medicine   Walk on the river (Sign Up)

Della Rice-Sylvester

Workshop   – Pi’kwun Making 101
Jared   Williams

TOUR   AND OUTING (Sign Up)

Philomena   and Ron George – salmon smoke and deer hide.

Meet at Tents Outdoors

PIT BY Comeakin ROOM.

PHILOMENA’S HOUSE (see   map – dress accordingly)

11:00   am

Smoked   Clams, Mussels

Earl   Claxton Jr.

Canoe   Tour (Sign up)

Grounds

Meet at Tents outdoors

12:00   pm

Shtuhwskweyulqun   – Lunch

Comeakin room

1:00   pm

Medicine   Walk on the River #2 (Sign Up)

Della   Rice-Sylvester

 

Meet at Tents outdoors

6th   Annual Traditional Foods Conference

Day     2 Saturday September 28th

1:00   pm -3:00 pm

StoryTelling

Herb Rice

Theatre

2:00   pm

Canoe   Tour  #2(Sign Up)

Meet at Tents outdoors

2:00   pm

Youth   and Elder Foods Fear factor

Tents outdoors weather   pending

3:00   pm

Networking/World Café   opportunity

Quamichan Room

4:00   pm

St’ilum   – Farewell Songs

 

Thank   you from VICCIFN

Comeakin Room

4:30   pm

St’i’wi’ulh   – Closing Prayer

Ron   George

Comeakin Room

Schedule Details

Shakw’um – River Bath


Jared Williams to escort male participants to a bath site on Holt Creek for early morning ceremonial bath. Swimwear recommended, please bring your own towel.  Female cleansing, please wear comfortable shoes.

St’i’wi’ulh – Morning Prayer

Speaker to open the work with a prayer and a song

 

St’ilum – Welcome Songs

Drummers will take the main floor and bless the work by starting the day with traditional songs.

Tour and Outing at Philomena’s House

Please dress appropriately as this event will be outdoors. Sign up is required at the registration desk for this event.

Canoe Tours

Sign up at the registration desk is required for these events.  Please dress appropriately.  Carpooling is strongly recommended.