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The Drum is Calling Festival: Storywaves

July 24 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. The Drum is Calling Festival: Storywaves. Storywaves - Remembering Our Sacred Responsibilities an evening of storytelling. Indigenous matriarchs speak about our responsibilities to the lands and waters, followed by a panel discussion. Immerse yourself in this nine-day festival of Indigenous and diverse arts and culture.. Event detailsA multimedia tribute to our generous Mother Earth - Presented in partnership with the David Suzuki FoundationThis inspiring evening of strong voices celebrates the important, nurturing work of Indigenous leaders, mothers, weavers and warriors who remember our obligations to take care of the land, air and water. See rich visuals from the Salish Sea region and stunning footage of gifted Musqueam artist Debra Sparrow weaving her blanket. Hear songs, poetry, and Chief Dan George's iconic Lament for Confederation. Chief Dan George's daughter, Tsleil-Waututh Elder Amy George (aka Ta'ah), Charlene Aleck and other members of the George family, Debra Sparrow, Senaqwila Wyss, Jónína Kirton and Christie Lee Charles will uplift and empower with a call to action to stop environmental destruction and ensure a good future for all our relations.Curated and emceed by Kamala Todd... Event Details. Location: 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver