All Nations Festival


All Nations Festival is a three-day-long celebration of Coast Salish culture, art, language, and identity, occurring this year from July 23 to 25, 2015 in Kwikwetlem, Coast Salish Territories. Currently in its inaugural year, this annual festival aims to celebrate Coast Salish cultural resurgence by bringing together the performing and visual arts, music, food, sports and ideas honoring our shared future.

The Festival program includes a dozen exciting events over three-day. The full schedule and event details are to be found on the website:

All Nations Festival is hosted by Douglas College and the Kwikwetlem and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, and is produced by The Coast Salish Cultural Network.

Launched in 2014, The Coast Salish Cultural Network works with artists and organizations to help nurture and develop Coast Salish culture and identity.

Steering Committee:
Lee Maracle, Charlene Aleck, Gabriel George,
Ronnie Dean Harris, Cease Wyss, Brandon Gabriel,
Rueben George. Irwin Oostindie (ex-officio member).
Produced by:
Coquitlam School District Aboriginal Education, Coast Salish Cultural Network, and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
Supported by:
Kwikwetlem First Nation, Douglas College, City of Coquitlam, with additional support from Evergreen Cultural Centre, Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival, and various program partners.
Funding by:
Canada Council, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), City of Coquitlam, Telus, Vancity, Coquitlam School District #43 Aboriginal Education, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, and Aboriginal Sport BC, and community donations.