Scháyilhen Industry Series

You’re invited to the

Scháyilhen Industry Series

In Partnership with SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs

Be Part of the Talking Stick Festival 2018 ~ Western Canada’s Premier Indigenous Performing Arts Festival by attending Scháyilhen Industry Series!

Scháyilhen (pronounced S-ch-eye-yay-lh-un) means “Salmon Going Up River” – and speaks to the Traditional Values and Teachings of this communal journey we are taking.

This series is a 4 day forum (February 16 – 19) which invites arts presenters, artists, scholars, funders, and audience members together to further the development and strength of Indigenous arts.

Over four (4) days this series builds upon previous Industry Series Events to further imagine and develop the strengths and significance of Indigenous performing arts.

One pass for the Scháyilhen Talking Stick Industry Series is $150. This includes 4 days of all access to conversations, performances and hospitality. Individual sessions are at suggested ‘drop-in fee of $15+ catering costs if applicable.

Due to limited space, we recommend advance registration. Please RSVP using the registration form below. After you have successfully registered, our Industry Series Coordinator will connect with you regarding payment and our 2018 agenda.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email the Industry Series Coordinator at for more details.