Turtle Island Native Network

Native Health
449 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, B.C.
V6A 1P5

Tel: 604-254-9949
Fax: 604-254-9948

Vancouver Aboriginal
Friendship Centre Society
1607 East Hastings St.
Vancouver, B.C. V5L 1S7

Tel: 604-251-4844
Fax: 604-251-1986

Residential School
100 Park Royal South
Suite 911
West Vancouver, B.C.
V7T 1A2

Tel: 604-925-4464
Fax: 604-925-0020

Invite You to Attend The "HONOUR OUR TEARS" Ceremony for Haida Elder Willie Abrahams and his Cycling Team

10:00 AM Thursday, August 6th, 1998

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre
1607 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Welcoming drums - Kwakwaka'wakw, Alert Bay

10:00 AM Elder's Prayer - Vince Stogan, Musqueam
10:20 AM Master of Ceremonies Introductions - Chief Robert Joseph, Kwa-wai-neuk
10:40 AM Welcome & Presentation - Larry Yuen, VAFCS President
- Robert Harry, VAFCS Executive Director
11:00 AM Blanket Dance - Daughters Of The Wind
11:15 AM Speech & Presentation - Rob Robinson, Haisla-Kitamaat
- co-chair Provincial Residential School Project
11:30 AM Remarks from the "Honour Our Tears" Team - Willie Abrahams, Haida
- Tony Wilson, Kispiox
- Larry Courtoreille, Chipeweyan
- Frank Thompson, Haida
12 NOON LUNCH - Elder's prayer Bob George, Burrard
2:00 PM Closing - Bob Baker, Squamish Elder

[Barbeque chef, Lou Demerais, Executive Director, Vancouver Native Health]


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Invite you to Attend

Follow-up Letter

Support of Willie
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