Language and Cultural Specialists

ATTENTION: Knowledge Keepers and Specialists of Skwxwú7mesh Language & Culture

The Squamish Nation receives requests for various types of events, openings, ceremonies and workshop facilitators.

If you would like to be added to our resource list and are interested in being on-call for an opportunity, please complete the below Submission Form and send it to our Ta na wa Ns7éyxnitm ta Snew̓ íyelh (Language and Cultural Affairs) Department.

Below is a list of common types of ongoing requests that our department receives:

• Traditional Welcomes
• Speakers for various ceremonies/events
• Opening Prayers
• Performers – Dancers (individual/group)
• Singers (individual/group)
• Weavers – cedar & wool
• Drum Makers
• Storytellers
• Historians
• Gatherers and Preparers of Food & Medicines
• Plant and medicine knowledge
• Artists (Logo designs, welcome figures, etc.)
• Workshop facilitators – schools, departments, other

CLICK HERE to download the Language Cultural Specialists Submission Form

Send Submissions to:

Melina Joseph, Cultural Coordinator
Email: or

Drop off in person:
320 Seymour Blvd, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2J3
Ta na wa Ns7éyxnitm ta Snew̓ íyelh (Language and Cultural Affairs) Department

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