Elders and Cultural Programs

Cultural Workshop Schedule & Elder Sessions

Knowledge Keeper Ruby

Cultural Workshop Schedule & Elder Sessions

An image of black and red text outlining the cultural workshop schedule, which runs on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:30.

We are so excited to share our drop-in cultural workshop schedule and information about sessions with our Elders & Knowledge Keepers!

We have COVID-19 safety protocols, including mandatory masks, in place for our workshops and Elder sessions. For more details on our cultural program, please click here or use the contact information on this page.


Morning workshops: Starting time 10:00 AM
Closed daily for lunch: 12:00 to 1:00 PM
Afternoon workshops: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Mondays: Coast Salish Teachings & Crafts
Drop in to meet a Coast Salish Elder and learn about Coast Salish history and art.

Tuesdays: "Textile Tuesdays" Cultural Sewing Class
Learn sewing skills with a Knowledge Keeper.

Thursdays: Cultural Art Drop-In
Meet a Knowledge Keeper and learn new cultural art skills.

Fridays: "Tea Time" with Elder Eugene Harry
Drop by and visit with an Elder, play a game of cards or a board game, or learn needlepoint and beading skills.


Schedule a talking session with an Elder or Knowledge Keeper. All scheduled appointment time frames are up to 60 minutes. We have both male and female Knowledge Keepers.

Come in for a sage smudge and say a prayer with an Elder. We also have Coast Salish cedar branch brushing and Ojibway Eagle fan brushing.

Our group is culturally diverse and open to all cultures. We also enjoy and are open to all traditional drumming and singing.

To book an appointment with an Elder or Knowledge Keeper:
Jackie Hans, Cultural Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (604) 254-9949 extension 228