Montrealers invited to unique event

Friday, June 2nd, 2017 4:29pm


The Indigenous Knowledge Sharing Project will highlight First Nations and Tibetan language, food, culture and arts with activities June 2, 3 and 4 in Montreal.

Montrealers are also invited to join in a roundtable discussion on cultural genocide. The three-day event includes a First Nations and Tibetan market with Indigenous food tastings, and a First nations beading workshop on June 2 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The beading workshop is at 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday June 3rd the market will include Tibetan Momos and a Tibetan calligraphy workshop with performances of First Nations and Tibetan artists 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The calligraphy workshop is at 4:30 p.m. and performances are at 8:00 p.m.

On Sunday June 4, the roundtable on cultural genocide begins at 2 p.m.

The event is free, but a cost of $10 will be levied for the workshops.

Performances include artists Buffalo Hat Singers, Ikwé Video, Carolyn Monnet, Phurbu Tsering, Opéra, a drum dance, Yangchen, Tashi & Tsering Chokey, Phurbu Tsering, Buffalo Hat Singers & Fancy Shawl Dance, Ivanie Aubin-Malo, Barbara Kaneratonni Diabo, Emily Kahente Diabo, Tibet, Terres Des Brave Video, Geneviève Brault, Tashi Chokey, Song, Music And Dance, Yangchen,Tashi & Tsering Chokey, Phurbu Tsering, Timetraveller™ Video Episode 04, Skawennati, Buffalo Hat Singers & Hoop Dance, Barbara Kaneratonni & Emily Kahente Diabo, Blackfoot Round Dance.

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