The Pemberton and District Museum and Archives’ 2018 Tea & Tales event offers an afternoon of history and treats, for a toonie, every Tuesday through the summer.
The program kicked off on July 10, with guest speaker George Vanderwolf speaking of the legend of the Lillooet Cattle Drive of 1872-3.
On Tuesday, July 17, Lil’wat Nation elder and cultural resource technician, Lex Joseph, will share Stories of Creation.
This year’s theme of “Myths & Legends” features guest presenters from Lillooet, Mt. Currie, Squamish and beyond.
July 10th The Legend of the Lillooet Cattle Drive 1872-1873 with George Vanderwolf
July 17th Stories of Creation with Lex Joseph
July 24th Maritime History of Pemberton: Fact or Fiction with Eric Andersen
July 31st Pemberton Trail Tales & Legendary Packers
Aug 7th Old Maps and my Grandfather, Kupman, the Medicine Man with Yaqalatqa7 Johnny Jones
August 14th The Legendary Copper Mine at Britannia with Diane Mitchell
August 21st The Murder of Tom Poole with Professor Mathew Unger
This incredible program has been recording many of the presentations to their youth channel, which has become as rich a resource as the Museum itself is.