Xat’sull Heritage Village is hosting its second cultural event of the 2011 season on Aug. 13. The public is invited to Celebrate the Salmon with the band and enjoy traditional cultural activities.
There will be fishing and fish preparation demonstrations, traditional dancing, singing and drumming, story telling, traditional arts and crafts, workshops and traditional food.
Guided tours of the village will be provided. Doors open at 11 a.m. with arts and craft tables. Lunch is at noon. Performances begin at 1 p.m.
Tours, workshops and demonstrations begin at 2 p.m.
Xat’sull Heritage Village is located right on the Fraser River. From Williams Lake, head north on Highway 97.
After 35 kilometers follow the signs to Xat’sull Heritage Village and turn left off the highway. For more information visit xatsullheritagevillage.com or contact Miriam Schilling at 250-989-2311.
Admission is by donation.
The Xat’sull First Nation is a member of the Great Secwepemc Nation, once known as the people of Xat’sull (on the cliff where the bubbling water comes out).
Xatsull is the northern most Shuswap tribe of the Secwepemc Nation, which is the largest nation within the Interior of B.C.