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5/27: ‘A Native Perspective’ Fundraiser

Vancouver Art Attack & Culture Saves Lives invite you to a unique event that celebrates Indigenous art, dance, storytelling and culture. Held at the Woodwards Building at 131 West Hastings (new location), in the heart of historical Chinatown, A Native Perspective is a not for profit fundraiser for Culture Saves Lives that actively promotes the protection and education of First Nations culture.

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Hosted by a Vancouver downtown eastside survivor, Duane Howard (The Revenant), A Native Perspective will be an event to remember. It will include showcasing an amazing line up of Indigenous painters from various nations and territories that will create original artwork live. The art will be auctioned off to the highest bidder and proceeds will be donated to Culture Saves Lives.

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Images courtesy CultureSavesLives.com

They will be holding an opening ceremony with #CultureSavesLives to honour those who have died from the Fentanyl crisis.The show will also feature live music by DJ Rexx, carvers, drummers, dancers and storytellers as we gather together to honour the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Coast Salish, Tsleil- Waututh and Squamish First Nations People.

Schedule for the day:
3:00pm Doors Open
3:30pm Opening Ceremony | #CultureSavesLives | www.culturesaveslives.com
4:00pm Live Painting
8:00pm Story-telling | Elders will share stories about the history of our land
8:30pm Live Auction hosted by Rich Abarquez

The Artists:
Larissa Healey – aka GURL23
John Wolf S
Trevor Angus Gitxsan Artist
NaksOne
Zee Kwakwee
Derek Manik Edenshaw
Kc Hall
Raven John
Teresa Walker
Steph Gabriel

Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased online.

Visit the Facebook page for more details.

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