september 2022

17sep1:00 pm3:00 pmTruth & Reconciliation: Art that speaks to the Heart1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Brentwood Plaza


Event Details

In observation of Truth and Reconciliation, The Amazing Brentwood will be providing a space for Indigenous musicians, dancers and storytellers.

Please join us on September 17 and 24 to commemorate and learn at Brentwood Plaza.

September 17

1pm: Eagle Song Dancers

Spakwus Slolem (translated,”Eagle Song Dancers) are members of the Squamish Nation, geographically located in what is called the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and their traditional territory being the Howe Sound, Vancouver to Whistler area. They are a Coastal people, people of the cedar longhouses, of the great sea-going canoes, the racing war canoes, People of the Salmon.

Their cultural history is steeped in tradition, spirituality, canoes, family history, legends and stories of their Ancestors, and teachings that they observe today on Tribal Journeys, paddling sea-going canoes, and to visit villages of their coastal relatives. Spakwus Slolem presents a glimpse into this culture through singing/drumming and dance, and audience participation.

2pm: Zach Saunders

Zach Saunders is a Singer-Songwriter from Vancouver, BC. His sound has been heavily influenced by soul, pop, and reggae.

September 24

1pm: Shawn Bullshields

Shawn Bullshields was born and raised in Southern Alberta, a member of the Blackfoot Nation. In 2010, he began pursuing music professionally in Vancouver. Since 2015 Shawn has been performing full time on Granville Island; he is a singer/guitarist and has a natural charisma and professional delivery that combines a repertoire of songs from the genres of pop, blues, country and folk: The point where they intersect is through his masterful singing voice.

He commands instant attention because his voice conveys the truth, beauty and deep meaning within each song, expressed with the full weight of his personal life experiences.

2pm: Coastal Wolf Pack 

Tsatsu Staqayu is a young group of Coast Salish people coming from across the Coast and throughout the Fraser Valley, they have members in their group from Musqueam, Nanaimo, Kuper Island, Cowichan, Tsartlip, Squamish just to name a few. They all come from different homes but they all come from 1 creator, who is the creator of all good things. Which brings them all together to sing and dance as one.

The only goal in this group is to reunite their people and show the world who they are and where they come from. Performing for the people brings happiness and joy to their hearts as they sing dance and pray for each and every one of us that are here today.


(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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