Vancouver Island University Totem Celebration

Tommy Hunt Jr.

On October 12, 2016, First Nations communities, Vancouver Island University students, staff and faculty, public figures and community members will come together for a special celebration to honour the raising of a third totem at Shq’aphut, the Aboriginal Gathering Place at VIU.

The celebration will start at 11 am at Shq’aphut with a traditional ceremony and some speeches, followed by lunch in the VIU Gym and cultural activities.