Cultural Revival

The Lower Nicola Band Cultural Revival organizers are Sharon Antoine, Carole Basil and Hank Yamelst.  They can be reached through community services at 250-378-4089.

Their respective email address are,, and

Cultural Revival program is created to teach people young and old and in between about some of the Nłeʔkepmx arts, crafts, music, language, cultural activities, gathering foods and medicines, collecting teas.  Program activities and workshops are posted at the Band Hall, Community Services and in the monthly newsletter.

If you have ideas about what workshops you would like to see or a skill and knowledge you would like to share, please contact the organizers.

January 2018 Calendar:

Jan 9,10                   9:30 am – 3:30 pm    Cedar Root Baskets, working towards a cedar root basket for berry harvest.  Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided.

Jan 11                      10 am                         Grandmother’s Group Meeting.

Jan 12, 19, 26           9 am                          Hank  will be at Nicola Canford School, Coyote Boys Club

Jan 15                                                         Office Day

Jan 16                       9:30 am                     Buckskin slings with Hank Y at Culture Centre.

Jan 17, 18                 3:30 pm                     Lower Nicola Rec Department, Lahal Teachings and game at Shulus arena.

Jan 18                       all day                        Beading

Jan 22                                                          Office Day

Jan 23                       9:30 am – 3:30pm      Cedar Root baskets. Lunch, coffee, tea provided.

Jan 24                       9:30 am- 3:30 pm      Cedar Root Bskets. Lunch, tea coffee provided.

Jan 25                       11 am                         Bow and arrow presentation with Bernard Gilchrist

Jan 29                                                          Office Day

Jan 30                       1pm                            Cedar Root Baskets in Lytton BC

Jan 31                         3:00 pm                    Lower Nicola Recreation Department-Birdhouses with Francis Shuter.