The land now known as Whistler lies in the shared, unceded territory of the Lil’wat Nation and Squamish Nation.
There are many ways to celebrate and learn more about the Skw̲xw̲ú7mesh Nation and the Lílw̓at Nation as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day (and throughout the year):
visit the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, with free admission offered on Monday, June 21 from 10am – 5pm and tours on the hour; watch the Spo7ez Performance Team Drum Circle in Whistler Village at 4pm
join Linda Epp and Arts Whistler in Olympic Plaza between 1-5 pm for activities with Indigenous and non-Indigenous hosts, featuring art activities, information and conversation about pathways and actions for Reconciliation
learn about the Whistler Library’s new Indigenous Collection and upcoming programs in Olympic Plaza from 1-5 pm