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ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire)

September 17 @ 11:30 am - September 18 @ 10:00 pm

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, in collaboration with Musqueam, are thrilled to announce the new, inaugural festival, ʔəm̓i ce:p xʷiwəl (Come Toward the Fire). Held on September 17 – 18, 2022, the festival will be an Indigenous-led celebration of creativity, culture and community. The gathering will showcase the voices of Indigenous artists, performers, musicians, speakers, and dance groups from Musqueam and from Indigenous nations across Turtle Island (North America) and includes free, outdoor programming on September 17 and a ticketed concert in the evening that is free to Indigenous peoples. September 18 concludes the festival with the legendary icon Buffy Sainte-Marie performing in the Chan.