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Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey / Nadine Spence

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - November 6 @ 5:00 pm PDT

From Wednesday, October 26 to Sunday, November 6, join us for Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey, directed and produced by Nadine Spence, Further We Rise Indigenous Arts Collective / Sacred Rock, in partnership with Vancouver Moving Theatre/ Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival, along with Massy Arts Society, VALU CO-OP l Community Projects and Love Intersections, and Carnegie Centre / Oppenheimer Park. 

Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey is a multi-year multi-generational project of 13 bentwood cedar chests bringing together family and residents who work to restore relationships intergenerationally and between Interior Salish and Coast Salish Peoples with Nations connected to the Fraser and Thompson Rivers, including the Downtown Eastside where Spence’s Nlaka’pamux and Secwepemc grandmothers lived and died. 

This exhibit is free and open to the public at Massy Arts Society, 23 East Pender St, Vancouver, BC. In addition to this exhibit, there are three additional invitations to witness this project:

 

Opening Night / Generations of Women and Water
Wednesday, October 26 at 6pm
Registration is free, open to all and mandatory for entrance.

 

Travelling Message Chest Talk
Wednesday, November 2 at 6pm
Registration is free, open to all and mandatory for entrance.

 

Inherent Responsibility: A Cultural Protocol Talk
Thursday, November, 3 at 6pm
Registration is free, open to all and mandatory for entrance.

 

Venue & Accessibility

The Massy Arts Gallery is located at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

The gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, 12pm to 5pm. Entrance is free, and masks are mandatory. The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site.

Donations

We encourage you to acknowledge your proximity to privilege and donate to support the work of Nadine Spence. All donations received will go towards making the continuation of Honouring Our Grandmothers Healing Journey possible.

Details

Start:
October 26 @ 12:00 pm PDT
End:
November 6 @ 5:00 pm PDT