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First Ladies of the Okanagan Tea and Bannock Celebration
March 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Share this day of recognition with others applauded for their achievements and contributions to the care of water, land and healthy communities. Special women of extraordinary achievements have been invited as honorees; join us in celebrating these women and all our successes with a traditional Tea and refreshments, World Café Style.
The afternoon will open with cultural activities including song and dance, indigenous and newcomer customs, games, crafts and of course story telling. Special performance by Delphine Derickson & Heather Pawsey selected from the Opera, n’-ha-aitk “The LAKE”. Our event closes with the Syilx Water Ceremony and Declaration at the lakeshore.
We invite you to join us in raising the awareness and visibility of women leaders in our society and the efforts we all make in protection of our sacred Water in this unique and culturally embedded Syilx and Western way of knowing. Tickets Available @ EVENTBRITE Admission at Door by Donation to the Penticton Women’s Shelter.