This month we are hosting the Official Afterparty for The Talking Stick Festival! We are honoured to have Miss Christie Lee curating a lineup of fierce women emcees from Musqueam Squamish & Tseil-wahtulth nations & friends for a showcase cypher!! Boss women on the rise will be hitting the stage with their lyrics connecting to the land and bringing you magic on the mic!
We will also be giving all proceeds from the night to the supporters of the land at the Unist’ot’en Camp.
Michelle Runns AKA MzShellz is an emerging Cree Hip Hop artist and owner of “Native by Nature” Apparel hailing from Regina, Saskatchewan. Since relocating to British Columbia, the mother of 4 has been rocking stages from Vancouver all the way to Albuquerque, NM. MzShellz has taken her new platform through her music to send messages of strength to the Youth and seeks to empower Women & girls around the world to know that anything is possible if you truly believe in yourself. She hopes to further these goals with her next album, “Boss Lady”, currently in progress.
Elisha Williams AKA @IndigenousBarbie is the newest Coast Salish & Annishaabe(kwe) hiphop Artist residing on her unceded, ancestral Coast Salish Territory. ( Vancouver, BC) Life giver of 2 sons she entered the scene with her authentic cultural coast salish style make up, with over 45k views on Facebook. This indigenous baddie has been heavily influenced in the arts of writing, music, painting, modeling, photography and the Beauty industry. Recently she dropped her first single on soundcloud called “Forward barbie” and will be dropping her first album “The Coast Salish Sweet heart” in 2020. Follow her on instagram@IndigenousBarbie and other social media platforms for weekly drops and content.
Amanda Nahanee offers cultural advising including: facilitating Aboriginal engagement; corporate Aboriginal training for tourism, education, relationship building and cross- cultural relationships; and acting as a liaison for Aboriginal business. Our services include: major event planning, coordination, marketing and social media marketing, presentations workshop, and event facilitation.
Amanda Nahanee works as a history educator, and engages in curriculum development, research, analysis, and reporting. As a Performing artist she is an actor, model, First Nations storyteller, First Nations singer, and dancer.
Prominent member of the Squamish Nation culturally, interpersonally and publicly • Extensive knowledge of Squamish lands history, and resources • Strong written and oral proficiency of Squamish language, mythology, geology, history, music, and ceremonies • First Nations Ambassador since 1992, locally/ nationally/ international, representing the connections between ideas and potential outcomes.
Christie Lee Charles or “Miss Christie Lee” of xʷməθkʷəy̓əm ,with lineages to surrounding Coast Salish Nations, is an artist who expresses her gifts in many forms such as storytelling, Salish singing,poetry, weaving, film, raps , workshops and keynotes.
“Our language teaches us our way of life and holds us strong to work on our path”.
Growing up in a world of music her focus has been hip hop, where as an emcee incorporates her traditional knowledge and ancient hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ dialect.
Christie is currently Vancouver’s Poet Laureate 2018-2021 and Musqueam liaison for the Vancouver Creative City Strategy , bringing forward arts and culture from her peoples.
Coming into her own as a business woman , her and the team will be hosting the 1st annual International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards show in Winnipeg Manitoba.
It's that time again y'all! Come fill up!
The Stew is soul food, serving up endless love & hip hop to our community since March 2018.
Some of our city's greatest musicians, vocalists and MCs connecting through the rhythms of hip hop/r&b/funk/soul come together to improvise for this soulful community event.
It goes like this... the band sets up the groove... the vocalists and MCs catch a vibe and grab a mic... the rest makes history!
As they share the stage in authentic expression, the dance floor will do the same with dance features along with art, fashion and local publication features from our community! Don't miss!
•• MUSIC STARTS AT 9PM ••
•• $10 SUGGESTED DONATION ••
If you don't have it to give, we got you!
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-small short ramp at a steep angle
-30% slope on one side to a 10% on the other side
-we're happy to provide assistance, let us know in advance if possible!
Main room (where the stew will be):
68" opening, large open space inside
-doorway 35 "
-room size 95" ×71"
-mostly empty, no bar beside the toilet
-all bathrooms are all-genders
Doorway from the main room to the back:
-double doors: 70"
-3" lip at balcony doorway
-long staircase to the outdoor "courtyard"
Doorways from main room to the bar area:
-59" and 72"
This event is happening on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples – the sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.