Interlink Libraries present: Squamish Stories with Kung Jaadee

Join BC Interlink Libraries for a special event with Kung Jaadee!

Students in grades k-12 and the general public are invited to attend this special program with Kung Jaadee, a traditional Haida storyteller, singer, drummer, teacher, and children's book author.

Kung Jaadee will share her telling of Squamish legends popularized by Indigenous activist and poet E. Pauline Johnson's book, "Legends of Vancouver." The legends she'll share may include Siwash Rock, Two Sisters (The Lions mountains), and how the Squamish People Came To Be. Includes a Q&A. 

Sponsored by BC InterLink Libraries.

Register online to receive a reminder to attend! TEACHERS: please mark how many students are attending in the 'Spaces' field. 


About Kung Jaadee

Kung Jaadee is a professional storyteller, educator and published author belonging to the X̱aayda (Haida),  xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) First Nations. Her Haida name, Kung Jaadee, means ‘Moon Woman’ and was presented to her at her great uncle’s memorial feast by her cousin Crystal Robinson. Over the past 28 years, Kung Jaadee has performed traditional Haida legends, while also sharing vivid personal stories about her clan's survival of the smallpox epidemic, and  the history and culture of her people. She has performed at hundreds of festivals, schools and Aboriginal celebrations across Canada. She is the author of  the popular children's books, Raven's Feast and Gifts from Raven (selected as a Local BC Book to Read), as well as curriculum textbooks, Haida Nation: Indigenous Communities in Canada and We Are Home. Her stories have also been published in several anthologies, magazines and online publications. Most recently, Kung Jaadee worked as the Vancouver Public Library's Indigenous Storyteller in Residence.


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Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 10:30am


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