Virtual Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Shíshálh & Early Pioneer History of Gibson’s – Tour (On-line)
January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Join Dale Peterson and Candace Campo, two local friends and historians, who have lived on the Sunshine Coast throughout their lives. Dale is a local historian who grew up in the town of Gibson’s land Candace is an Anthropologist, School teacher who is a Shíshálh member, married into Sḵwx̱wú7mesh community. Dale and Candace are partnering to share a unique online tour and experience with you by co-guiding. Our shared early history as Indigenous and pioneer settlers of this region will be highlighted. The tour will include the oral history, marine technology, and the way of life of the Shíshálh and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, two sister tribes who have intermarried and collaborated for millennia via the Potlatch way of life.