In 2017, Lyla June for NM House of Representatives and Joy DeVito (who identifies as a Settler Canadian from Ontario) collaborated on a book called Lifting Our Hearts off the Ground. It's a poetic response to the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People. In November 2019, British Columbia became the first jurisdiction in Canada … Continue reading Would you be willing to read 43 poems and enter a community conversation about what BC enacting UNDRIP means?
Permaculture Helps with Starhawk from Permaculture Design on Vimeo. Last year, I travelled with a car full of green-thumbed Pemberton woman to Squamish for a free all-day workshop on permaculture. Dawn Johnson later explained the shift in her thinking that the workshop brought about: When I used to think about permaculture, I thought of it … Continue reading A shift in our thinking
Shared room Facebook: Growing Great Children and the Pemberton Community Church invite you to help us kick off the festive season in the magical downtown barn. Let's light our own Christmas tree, sing some carols, and dance to your favourite holiday songs! It is time to move and groove with Ira Pettle, Santa and the … Continue reading Holiday Sing-along and Xmas Tree Lighting
Shared from Facebook: Christmas at North Arm Farm!! Santa photos (pets welcome!) Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm Photos by donation with all proceeds going to PAWS Pemberton. There will be a bin for non-monetary donations such as pet food. Saturday 7 December Cookie decorating class - 10am-11am Gingerbread house making - … Continue reading Christmas at the Farm
Lexlixatwa Nelson and Alvin Nelson talk about Ucwalmícwts in this CBC News video. This really warmed my heart. The work that the Nelson family does is amazing. I learned a lot from them and think back on my time there fondly, especially our discussions on language, and the song and story sharing. Kúkstumkacw to Maya … Continue reading Lil’wat Youth on Ucwalmícwts Revitalization
The Spiritual Warriors are a Lil'wat/Pemberton band. With Leroy Joe and his daughter Daisy both doing vocals, and Rich Doucet, Mike Rowe, and Tim Lall. Using reggae beats and lyrics in Ucwalmícwts, Lil'wat traditional language, they create songs that are inspiring and upbeat. They are on their way to Niagara Falls, New York for the … Continue reading Local Band The Spiritual Warriors nominated for 4 Awards
Event by Stewardship Pemberton Society and Pemberton and District Public Library: Join us for a special presentation on wildlife in Pemberton on Friday November 15th at 7pm. Interested in wildlife? Join us for a special presentation by the Stewardship Pemberton Society. This talk will showcase a few of our special species in the region including … Continue reading Wildlife of Pemberton