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Grief and Healing Among the Flower Beadwork People

April 23, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT

Join us on Sunday, April 23rd at 12pm for “Grief and Healing Among the Flower Beadwork People”, a storytelling, poetry and beading workshop led by Justene Dion-Glowa, focused on coping and healing through traditional art and teachings.

Attendees will be able to write their own poems through a guided writing prompt and experience the wisdom of Elder teachings by completing a short, first-time beader friendly project.



30 mins: Storytelling

25 mins: Poetry writing prompt and writing time

15-25 mins: Sharing poetry

15 mins: Storytelling

30 mins-end: Beading soft cover notebook



Tickets for this event are free, with a suggested donation of $5.


About the Facilitator:

Justene Dion-Glowa is a queer Métis poet, creative and beader born in Winnipeg and currently living in Secwepemcú’lecw. They are a Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity alumnus. Their first collection of poetry, Trailer Park Shakes, is available from Brick Books.


Venue & Accessibility:

The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

Registration is free, open to all and required for entrance. The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site. Please refrain from wearing scents or heavy perfumes.

For more on accessibility including parking, seating, venue measurements and floor plan, and how to request ASL interpretation please visit: massyarts.com/accessibility

Covid Protocols: Masks keep our community safe and are mandatory (N95 masks are recommended as they offer the best protection). We ask if you are showing symptoms, that you stay home. Thank you kindly.


April 23, 2023
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PDT