February 7, 2010

Four Host First Nations Pavillion

Amongst the numerous "houses" and "tents" that have popped up around the city in celebration of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver is the Four Host First Nations Pavilion. Located at Georgia and Hamilton, near the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the FHFN Pavilion is a distinctive globe-like structure that is the primary source for First Nations events and information during the Olympics.
Highlights include:

February 14, 2010 – February 28, 2010
We Are Here
A daily multi-media experience presented by the Four Host First Nations.
>Six shows at 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:00pm

February 16, 2010
Our Land, Our Nation, Our History
Presented by The Grand Council of the Crees and led by Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come and Deputy Grand Chief Ashley Iserhoff. Performers will present Cree songs, legends and storytelling according to the four seasons: Spring, Fruit of our Culture; Summer, Fruit of our People; Fall, Fruit of our Nation; Winter, Fruit of our Survival.
>Four shows at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm

February 20, 2010
The People Behind the Inukshuk
Presented by Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. The Canadian Arctic will warm up the audience to a national Inuit performance that celebrates traditional Inuit throat singing, Western Arctic and Eastern Arctic styles of drum dancing and traditional Inuit games of agility and strength.
>Four shows at 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm and 2:00pm

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