Beading Circle

June   Beading in the Park

When: July 24, 2021 at 1pm - 4pm

Where: John Hendy Park
3360 Victoria Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4M4
Canada
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Contact: Alistair ·


Come learn the basics of beading with Cree-Métis artist Tamara Whitford! Participants will learn how to Peyote stitch a Devil's Club bead to take home. 

About Tamara

Tamara Whitford (she/her) is a Cree-Métis artist who grew up on the traditional and unceded territory of the Katzie Fisrt Nation in 'Pitt Meadows'. She learned to bead with her Auntie, as well as with the instruction of Métis artist Lisa Shepherd. If you would like to see her work check out her instagram @timtambeadsthings

Mycelium Description 

Mycelium is space for queer & trans youth 16-29 across what is currently known as BC, where we gather to center healing, pleasure, and justice in our lives as we envision and create a world liberated from HIV & Hep C stigma. 

We are committed to reducing stigma related to HIV & Hep C and to building communities where we feel safe talking about the highs and lows of sex, drugs, relationships and all the things that bring us pleasure. 

Land Acknowledgement 

Mycelium events take place on traditional, unceded territories of various First Nations in what is now colonially referred to as ‘British Columbia’. We hold this fact in our hearts and actions throughout our work at Mycelium. Our team is committed to an ongoing process of learning what it means to do work on this land in a way that brings us closer to Indigenous Sovereignty.  

Mycelium offers online and in person programs organized by coordinators based on the traditional, unceded territories of the  

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) 

səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil Waututh) 

 xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) 

kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) 

S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō) 

Qayqayt 

Stz’uminus  

Lheidli T'enneh  

Dakehl Keyoh 

John Hendy Park is located on the traditional, unceded territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) nations.

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ACCESSIBILITY 
 
Due to the venue being an open-air environment, this will not be a scent-reduced event, and we cannot ensure that others at John Hendry Park won’t bring food containing nuts or peanuts. There is a possibility of exposure to airborne particles from nuts and fruits for those with airborne allergies. 

We will be meeting outside the Trout Lake Community Centre which is close to Commercial-Broadway Skytrain Station. Transit passes are available upon request, please contact Alistair if you require one.

Snacks and water will be available, though we encourage you to bring anything you may need to be comfortable (i.e. a hat for the sun, extra snacks, sunscreen, something to sit on.) We will largely be sitting on the ground (with blankets) for this event, some camp chairs will be available. 

This event is FREE and open to youth ages 19-29 years old.  

If your needs to access this event are not mentioned above, please contact Alistair @ [email protected] or call/text Emily at 604-869-1084 for more information. 


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