Kay celebrates sixth years, and you’re invited!

  • Aug. 1, 2014 11:00 a.m.

Submitted article–The staff of the Haida Heritage Centre and Haida Gwaii Museum invite to all islanders and visitors on Haida Gwaii. The celebration marks the sixth anniversary of the Kay on Saturday August 16th. Come and join us in the day’s cultural activities.The opening of the Haida Heritage Centre was a momentous occasion. The expansion of the Haida Gwaii Museum and the creation of the Heritage Centre created a space that was missing in our community. The whole staff is planning a day to celebrate and share this beautiful place, our culture and to have some fun!This year will begin with the annual clan parade. Clans are asked to gather in the Parks parking lot at 10:00 am. The parade will be leaving from the Welcome to Skidegate sign at 10:30 am. Following the parade, there will be a staff welcoming in he performance house at 11:30 am. The afternoon will be packed with free events including: games, cedar weaving with Gladys Vandal, a Gwaii Haanas presentation, leg wrestling, Haida language activities and much more! For this special day the museum entry will be by donation.For a fee of $10/ person there will be Haida canoe excursions. We will also be holding a 50/50 and a raffle. The day will end with the much-anticipated girls, boys, women’s and men’s dance competitions. Please plan on joining us.If you have any questions please email hhcfrontdeskmichaela@gmail.com or phone 559-7885. Haawa!

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