July 1, 2021— the shíshálh Nation invited the greater Sechelt community to wear orange and to walk with them in solidarity to support “…all Residential School survivors and to honour the children whose unmarked graves were found at the former Kamloops Residential School and those at Cowessess.” At the beginning of the march, hiwus (Chief) Warren … Continue reading “Walking With: Honouring Indigenous Voices”
Category: Special Events
Throughout the year, the Festival hosts several special events. Subscribe to our email notification service, and we’ll let you know when updates are posted to this site.
Carys Cragg – November 21, 2018 at 7 p.m.
The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts and the Sunshine Coast Restorative Justice Program are proud to present Carys Cragg on Wednesday, November 21 at 7 p.m. at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. Cragg’s participation at the 2018 Festival of the Written Arts was moving and memorable. As an adult, she began a correspondence … Continue reading “Carys Cragg – November 21, 2018 at 7 p.m.”
An evening with Monique Gray Smith
Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at Chatelech Secondary School Admission is by donation. Monique Gray Smith is of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. She is an award-winning author, storyteller, and consultant who travels the world to speak about reconciliation and resilience. Monique’s first novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, won the 2014 … Continue reading “An evening with Monique Gray Smith”
#diversecanlit Book Club
#diversecanlit Book Club with Jael Richardson Tuesday, November 7 – 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Perhaps you’ve heard Jael Richardson’s book recommendations on CBC Radio’s Q. This event will offer an opportunity to both recommend and learn about books written by a diverse range of authors. Share what you’ve been reading … Continue reading “#diversecanlit Book Club”
Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion
A workshop with Jael Richardson, Founder and Artistic Director of the Festival of Literary Diversity Monday, November 6 — 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden “Diversity is not a trend, mandate or a buzzword. It is the necessary next step for a global, forward-thinking culture.” (Jael Richardson) This workshop will look … Continue reading “Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion”