To celebrate Sacred Journey exhibit opening at Science World in Vancouver BC, we welcome First Nation and Native American Tribes canoe families to paddle from the Maritime Museum to the head of False Creek to Science World where the canoe arrival, opening & blessing ceremony will take place with welcoming remarks from the local host First Nations.
We welcome special guests to witness and celebrate the ceremonies.Lunch will be provided to registered guests.
Date: July 14, 2022
Registration is complimentary. Spots are limited so register today to secure your spot at this special event.
Deadline: registration deadline is June 30, 2022
Canoes will depart from the Maritime Museum at 9:00 am with an expected arrival time at Science World at 10:00 am
• 9:00 am–12:00 pm: Arrival of the canoes and blessing ceremony
• 12:30pm: Cutting cedar bark and official opening of the Sacred Journey exhibition
• 1:00 pm: A traditional barbeque lunch will be served
• 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Exhibit walk-through in Science World and cultural sharing by host nations and canoe families.