TWN Cultural Arts Festival 2013

The 7th Annual Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival will bring an expected 2,000 guests together to celebrate Aboriginal cultures, community, and the Nation’s inextricable link to its territory.


Sunday, August 18, 2013
12 to 6 pm


Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park, North Vancouver


The event will be an action-packed day filled with music and dance performances, a scavenger hunt, demonstrations of ancient technologies, guided trips in traditional-style canoes by Takaya Tours, and traditional foods.

The entertainment lineup will include performances by the Smokey Valley Pow Wow Dance and Drum Group, the Black Owl Blues Band, the Children of Takaya, the Joey Aleck Band, the Eagle Song Dancers, and Nisga’a Youth.

Why a Cultural Arts Festival?

To bring the community together to enjoy local First Nations entertainment, free family fun activities, and learn more about the Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s culture and link to its territory.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who wants to experience Tsleil-Waututh culture, learn about the Nation’s inextricable link to its territory and celebrate diversity, family and community.


Sponsorship options are available! Contact Katrin Harry, Managing Partner of Raven Events at 1-604-483-6421 or


Event Contact:

Dawn Holmen, Manager Event Logistics, Raven Events and Communications
(604) 483-3532,

Media Contact:

Hollie Latulippe, Manager Communications, Raven Events and Communications

Tsleil-Waututh Contact:

Cheyenne Hood, Community Services Coordinator, Tsleil-Waututh Nation

Click here for information about the 2012 TWN Cultural Arts Festival.

Thank you to our sponsors!



Thanks to Michael's for donating craft supplies!

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