Join Pacific Peoples’ Partnership on International Human Rights Day for our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday December 10th from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Business will take place from 5:30 – 6:45 pm. We will then break for mingling and refreshments, followed by a special guest speaker our President Emeritus Dr. Jim Boutilier who will present on China’s Expansion In the South Pacific. Be sure to make your annual donation or membership contribution in advance of the meeting to ensure you are qualified to vote… plus we need and welcome your support always! Renew for a minimum of $15 here.
‘uy’ skweyul folks*,
I’m excited to be joining the PPP team and coordinating the One Wave Gathering this year and would like to share some of our recent progress so that you can mark your calendars. Also stay tuned for updates via our website and Facebook page.
Key Events include:
MediaNet Flux Gallery Exhibition, Screenings & Installation (821 Fort Street)
September 12 – 25, 2019 (Opening on September 12th @ 7pm features several special guests)
ONE WAVE GATHERING Our Signature Public Performance Event at Centennial Square (City Hall, Victoria, BC) September 14th, 2019 from noon to 6pm
Surfer’s Paradise: Northwest Coast Surfboard Art Show & Artist Talk (Alcheringa Gallery 621 Fort Street) September 19th, 2019
We are pleased to announce that we have confirmed a feature film for our exhibition at the Flux Gallery (We, the Voyagers Part 2: Our Moana (http://vaka.org/) as well as a short film by Shíshálh Nation artist Margaret August. We are still receiving submissions if you are an Indigenous artist with digital work related to themes of Indigenous resurgence amongst Pacific Nations please send submissions to me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a number of ways to get involved!
Be an NGO or Artist Vendor: A limited amount of tables are offered at no charge to local NGOs and Indigenous Artists. Sign up here.
Volunteer: In addition to opportunities to participate as an NGO, Vendor, or Artist during our main event in Centennial Square, we are actively seeking volunteers for all of our events. Please help us spread the word about our Gathering and our interest in recruiting volunteers: Fill out our Volunteer Form before September 4, 2019 if you are interested in being a part of the 12th annual One Wave Gathering and learning about how to be an ally and work with local Indigenous Peoples.
*Greetings in Hul’q’umi’num’ Language