Cheryl Bear, from Nadleh Whut’en First Nation, is well known as an important and respected voice on behalf of Canada’s Indigenous peoples, a speaker and teacher who has traveled to over 600 Indigenous communities in Canada and the United States sharing her songs and stories. She also visits non-Native communities (schools, government, churches and businesses) holding workshops to raise awareness and understanding of Indigenous issues.
Cheryl is a multi-award winning singer/songwriter who shares stories of Indigenous life through story and song. She has released three albums: Cheryl Bear (self-titled), The Good Road, and A’BA. Cheryl’s albums have received three Indigenous People’s Choice music awards, two Covenant Awards and a Native American Music Award.
- 6:30 Doors open
- 7:00 Traditional Okanagan Welcome by Grouse and Pamela Barnes
- 7:30 Concert with Cheryl Bear
- 9:00 Social time
Vaccine passports ARE required for everyone over 12 yrs of age to attend in-person. A live stream will also be available for those without a vaccine passport/choose to watch from home (see link at globalcitizenevents.com).