Talented Tongues

When: November 22, 2013 at 8:00pm - 11pm

Where: YouthCO

Contact: Jessica St Jean · · 604-688-1441

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                                                          T O N G U E S
                              A Healthy Sexuality and Language Revival Fundraising Event 

                             Co-hosted by the Squamish Language Academy & Yúusnewas 

Presents a Night of Art and Entertainment!

2 floors of Live Music - Hors d'oeuvre - Drinks - Traditional Storytelling - Comedy - Live Art Installations - Interactive Art Displays

This night is bringing together Youth Empowering Youth and their supporters!


          This Event will include a -- Photo Booth -- Make-up Artists -- Interactive language activity--Interactive art--

***make sure to bring some words for BODY PARTS in your language***

** cash bar-- $4 wine, beer & gluten-free cider**

Ticket info:
To buy advanced tickets, visit here: http://goo.gl/mYbQ9K

Tickets - sliding scale $5 - $10
- Includes an event Button 

Silver Donation - $50
- Includes a print card made by Khelsilem Rivers

Gold Donation - $100
- Includes a one of a kind 'demonstrator' art piece 

Platinum Donation - $160
-includes a limited edition print created by Khelsilem Rivers

**Advance tickets at http://youthco.nationbuilder.com/talented_tongues

**Proceeds to Yúusnewas and the Skwo-mesh Language Academy**

The Squamish Language Academy is a community-based institution that seeks to build a language immersion school for the nearly extinct Squamish Language. The academy will first start with a language immersion house where 5-6 participants live together for a year in a house and speak only their ancestral language while living together. This will be followed by the forming of a full-time language immersion program where 10-15 participants will join as a cohort and do full-time language immersion study for 12-18 months while being given a living stipend. The Squamish Language Academy will create fluency once again, and reverse the decline of this local Indigenous language.

Yúusnewas, meaning 'taking care of each other' in the Squamish Language, is an Indigenous-led peer education program at YouthCO that works to share HIV and sexual health knowledge with other youth so that they can make informed decisions regarding their well-being. 

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Will you come?

Donor receives a limited print by Khelsilem Rivers
Donor receives a custom designed wooden demonstrator
Donor receives a custom art card
For students, etc.