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The FRESH CONNECTIONS 2 Film Program was an online workshop that brought together people from across BC, to produce short video poems that explore their relationship to places of personal importance, within the context of Indigenous land histories, rights, and reconciliation.

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Artwork by Jordan Bent

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This program took place in communities across BC, on the traditional and unceded territories of:

Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla, Nłeʔkepmx Tmíxʷ (Nlaka’pamux), Syilx (Okanagan), and Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Kelowna, Penticton, and Grand Forks); Ktunaxa ɁamakɁis, snʕickstx tmxʷúlaʔxʷ (Sinixt), Ĩyãħé Nakón mąkóce (Stoney), sx̌ʷyʔiɬp (Colville) (Grand Forks); Snuneymuxw (Nanaimo); and S’ólh Téméxw (Stó:lō), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ təməxʷ (Tsleil-Waututh), Skwxwú7mesh-ulh Temíx̱w (Squamish), Stz'uminus, and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueum) (Vancouver).

We are humbly grateful to gather here,
and we pay our respect to the Elders, Indigenous leaders, and youth.