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Whistler Film Festival offers Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship for up to 6 emerging film artists with short films, webisode projects or TV pilots

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The WFF Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship is a four-day project development program. Indigenous cinema is not simply a niche, special-interest cinema, but a global cinema. Indigenous filmmakers are not only giving voice to their… Continue reading

Kiran Pal-Pross reflects on what a refugee family might discover if they were perusing our instagram

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This is a guest post from Kiran Pal-Pross to recap the Pemberton Refugee Resettlement Group’s weeklong takeover of our instagram account. I would have liked to send a video to our refugee family,… Continue reading

CBC recognizes short film “Taken Away” produced by local students from Xet̓ólacw School

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On National Aboriginal Day, June 21, CBC news featured the work of a four grade 11  Lílwat Nation filmmakers. Hanna Jones, Chantal Thomas, Mallory Ritchie and Sarah Joe from the Xet̓ólacw Community School… Continue reading

Trading in Facebook for face time

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My spousally acquired health benefits expire when the ski season ends, so in April, I decided to make a last minute, literally down to the wire, effort at addressing a chronically neglected issue… Continue reading

Our local Seed Library is launching. Learn about it at the book Library, Wednesday, June 21, 7pm

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Best way to acknowledge the solstice I can possibly imagine. See you at the Library Wednesday night at 7pm, to learn about the launch of the Pemberton Valley Seed Library.

Join the Multicultural Network, Veronica Woodruff and friends on a free nature walk, One Mile Lake, June 20, 3:30pm

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wood and stone, and worlds in-between: Polek Rybczynski’s photo of the day takes us through the aeons of geological time

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Today, Polek shares his photo journal entry from June 16, 2017. Feel like home?

What are you waiting for? asks Shayla Wallace in today’s enticing photograph

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Rumi said, “Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun and immerse in the sea.” Shayla Wallace is getting the message loud and clear and her feet are itching.

One person makes a difference. Kiran Pal-Pross explains

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Kiran Pal-Pross is the other half of the takeover team on instagram this week and Logistics Director for the Pemberton Refugee Resettlement Group (prrg.ca). She explains in her post why she’s motivated to… Continue reading

Do you dare to call Pemberton home?

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Who dares to call Pemberton home? It’s an intentionally provocative question, to question a sense of entitlement many of us end up with, that can sometimes erode our generosity. And then I look… Continue reading

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