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Stories from a Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Storyteller

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Friday, March 27th, 2015
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Gisele Maria Martin is a citizen of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.  She celebrates her heritage as a Nuu-chah-nulth language activist, a cultural educator, a naturalist, a wilderness guide, and also as a storyteller, a singer, and a dancer.

She is part of the movement to preserve and pass on the traditional knowledge to her community and is coming from her home in Tofina to share her stories, many of which she learned from her father. 

To further enhance your evening, the McMillan Arts Centre will be featuring First Nations representational art in the Concert Gallery.  As well as enjoying this storytelling event, you will also have the opportunity to view exceptional art by André Prévost, "Journeying with the Totems" before the performance and during the break.

This storytelling concert is part of the Tales for the Telling, Stories for Adults, series at the McMillan Arts Centre. 

Storytelling evenings at the McMillan are very popular and people are encouraged to purchase their tickets in advance at the McMillan Arts Centre.  The Centre is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 4:00.  If you cannot get to the Arts Centre to purchase your tickets in advance, you may purchase your tickets on-line at by clicking on the button below.Eventbrite - Stories from a Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation's Storyteller

Cost: General: 12/$10 for OCAC mbrs
Category: Arts | Entertainment
Concerts | Music
    Spoken Word
Everything Else
    Ethnic | Multi-Cultural
Location: McMillan Arts Centre
133 Macmillan Street, Parksville
This event is for Adults, Teens, Seniors, Singles, Student / College
More Info: Marva Blackmore
[email protected]
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