Skookum Festival – Call to Artists and Cultural Groups


SKOOKUM is a festival that celebrates and inspires the spirit of creativity – fusing cultures, communities, and creativity into a celebration of music, art, and food. Get ready for a celebration of music, creativity and culinary excellence set in the heart of Vancouver’s iconic Stanley Park. This is an experience for our city and region to come together and discover the collective creative spirit that excites and unites.

The festival will feature multiple stages for contemporary music, live and multimedia art installations, roaming and surprise pop-up performances, a sophisticated food and beverage program, and more. Contemporary Indigenous artists will be showcased alongside regional, national and international groups, creating an authentic tapestry of our Country and Province. For more information please visit

Please see the attached call out for Indigenous Visual Artists, Artisans and Cultural Groups. Brand Live are really looking forward to receiving applications and to see what elements of Indigenous art we can showcase at SKOOKUM!

SKOOKUM – Call Out for Cultural Groups

SKOOKUM – Call Out for Visual Artists

SKOOKUM – Call Out for Artisans + Vendor

2018 Sports and Cultural Funding Applications

Attention All SQUAMISH NATION Organized Sports and/or Cultural Groups or Individuals:

The Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council would like to encourage Squamish Nation Band Members that are involved in Organized Sports and/or Cultural Groups to apply for funding for the fiscal year 2018/2019. This funding is exclusively for Squamish Nation Band Members. Non band members and non native groups and/or individuals are encouraged to seek funding for their activities elsewhere.

Please complete the attached application form for sponsorship if you are in one of these categories:

  1. organized sports (teams or individual) and/or
  2. cultural groups or individuals

** Priority for funding will be given to Squamish Nation youth**

>>>  Download the application form(s) here  <<<

The following will identify the steps for completing the application:

    • Complete the application form – all information must be provided.  The application form can be accessed from
    • All applications may be submitted by one of the following methods:
MAIL: Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council Department
PO Box 86131 North Vancouver, BC V7L 4J5
Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation
Chiefs and Council Department
320 Seymour Blvd.
North Vancouver, BC V7J 2J3
Attention: Josie Harry
Squamish Valley
Administration Department
Totem Hall, 1380 Stawamus Road
Squamish, BC V8B 0B5
FAX: Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council Department
  • Deadline: Mailed letters, faxed or personally hand delivered must be received no later than

4:30 PM on Friday, April 27, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

All applicants will be notified by letter mailed on Friday, June 1, 2018.  Should you have any questions please call Denise Jensen at 604-982-8642 directly.

First Nations Artists in BC – Call for Submissions – March 19-2017

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 39th Annual General Assembly (AGA) will be held on Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territory in Vancouver, British Columbia on July 24-26, 2018.

The AFN is reaching out to First Nation artists from the host region to seek artwork to be featured in promotions and publications for the AGA. The selected artwork will be used for a variety of materials such as the agenda, presentations, signage, and the AFN annual report and website.

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