Immerse Yourself in Indigenous Culture in Vancouver

Traditional Indigenous dance performance at the Museum of Anthropology (courtesy Destination BC).

In early March, Vancouver City Councilor Christine Boyle submitted a motion for the City to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). If successful, leadership from the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations – the three First Nations whose traditional territories are now called Vancouver – will gather with City representatives to develop an actionable plan to implement the declaration.

UNDRIP – adopted in 2007 – establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples around the world, and applies existing human rights standards and

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