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Elder Barb Whyte at the Festival

August 1 @ 12:00 am - August 3 @ 12:00 am

AT THE OFFICE

Festival Opening

Thursday, August 1 | 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Elder Barb Whyte (Billy) at Rosemuir Farm

Come down to stunning Rosemuir Farm for the launch of the 2024 Hornby Festival. This year the Festival opens from the Mainstage with a Traditional Pentlatch Welcome Ceremony with Elder Barb Whyte (Billy), Pentlatch knowledge keeper and member of the K’ómoks Nation. Ticket holders are welcome to stay on for the evening performance, and other patrons can choose to purchase a ticket for the evening event at that point if they wish to stay for the show.

Free

   Traditional Foods and Plant Medicine Workshop

Friday, August 2 | 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Elder Barb Whyte (Billy) at the Community Hall

$30 | Registration is limited

This workshop is a continuation of traditional food and plant medicine workshops given in the past. Time with Elder Barb will be engaging for new and returning learners.

   Changing Oceans

Saturday, August 3 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM

Elder Barb Whyte (Billy) at the Community Hall

$30 | Registration is limited

Pentlatch knowledge keeper, Elder Barb Whyte (Billy) is the daughter of a fisherwoman who fished off the shores of Hornby Island. Elder Barb has grown up learning about the ocean and watching it change. An expert in traditional plant medicine, Elder Barb shares her in-depth knowledge of our changing ocean in this newly prepared presentation.  Come join in

Details

Start:
August 1 @ 12:00 am
End:
August 3 @ 12:00 am
Cost:
AT THE OFFICE
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Website:
https://www.hornbyfest.com/indigenous

Organizer

Hornby Island Festival
Phone
(250) 335-2734
Email
generalmanager@hornbyfestival.bc.ca
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