August 7, 2020 The Wild Salmon Caravan ‘spawned’ at the Wild Salmon Convergence in 2014, a think-tank community gathering that brought together Indigenous fisher-people, community leaders, and researchers. The purpose was to discuss issues, concerns, situations and strategies for Indigenous knowledge in wild salmon conservation that addressed the record low numbers of wild salmon returningContinue reading “A Celebration of The Spirit of Wild Salmon: Calling out to BIPOC Artists, Matriarchs and Fisherfolks!”
MEDIA RELEASE January 2, 2019 As we enter 2020, we are facing a complex, tangled web of existential crises defined by climate change, capitalism and colonial rule. The Indigenous lens is ever more critical to understanding the interwoven strategies needed to untangle our children’s futures. Centering Indigenous ecological knowledge, wisdom and values (IEK) will allowContinue reading “20/20 Vision: Rooted in Indigenous Ecological Knowledge & Food Justice”
This Saturday is the International Day of Action. Come out and join us for some postering to support the Wild Salmon Caravan and to draw attention to issues that impact wild salmon populations. We will meet at the Roundhouse Community Center and make our way up to the Vancouver Art Gallery to attend the RiseContinue reading “September 8th, 2018 – Community Outreach & Postering”
The Gathering Festival Presents: Indigenous Food Sovereignty. A Free Evening Of Short Films With Local Filmmakers + Guest Speakers. Sunday June 17, 2018| 7:30pm – 9:30pm VIFF Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC RESERVE TICKETS HERE Presenting: Fish Farm by Lindsey Mae Willie Indigenous Plant Diva by Kamala Todd “spiritual land claim” by Dorothy Christian AContinue reading “Indigenous Food Sovereignty Short Film Night”
Gathering Festival + Wild Salmon Caravan 2018 present Haisla Collins for FREE all ages workshops. Come make art, banners & salmon sticks for: Annual Gathering Festival Solstice Parade, Thursday, June 21, 2018. Wild Salmon Caravan Parade, Saturday, September 22, 2018. June 2nd, 9th & 16th from 2-5pm. The Gathering Place, 609 Helmcken Street, Vancouver BC.
Celebrating the spirit of wild salmon. Calling all Artists! Planning for the 4th Annual Wild Salmon Caravan is well underway. Help us nurture the creative life-giving energy that wild salmon have inspired through the ages. Calling all artists, organizations and diverse cultural groups to plan and host arts-build workshops. Create parade floats, regalia, costumes, bannersContinue reading “Wild Salmon Caravan 2018: Calling All Artists!”
Our theme this year is mermaids! Create or facilitate art in your medium of choice, following themes that relate wild salmon to mermaids, matriarchs, water, healing, regeneration, transformation and change, sustainable energy and Indigenous food systems. We invite everyone to take part in our parades and programs in colourful, creative, cultural expressions of love forContinue reading “2018 Wild Salmon Caravan Sept. 22 – 29!”
The Working Group of Indigenous Food Sovereignty would like to publicly acknowledge and express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the communities of support that gave, so freely, countless hours of time, energy and a wealth of ideas for planning of programs and logistical coordination for the Wild Salmon Caravan 2017.
We would like to publicly acknowledge and express our deepest gratitude and appreciation for the communities of support that gave, so freely, countless hours of time, energy and a wealth of ideas for planning of programs and logistical coordination for the Wild Salmon Caravan 2017. We are especially grateful for the ancestral guidance, teachings, andContinue reading “EXPRESSIONS OF GRATITUDE”
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2017 Matriarchs to lead Wild Salmon Caravan VANCOUVER – The Wild Salmon Caravan will launch its third annual journey with a Rainbow Parade in Vancouver on Saturday, Oct. 7. The Caravan will then make several stops as it follows the wild salmon from the Salish Seas to Secwepemcul’ecwContinue reading “Wild Salmon Caravan Media Advisory | September 18, 2017”