Reconciliation Pole Raising at UBC

The University of British Columbia has partnered with a private donor to commission the carving of a 55-foot pole by 7idansuu (Edenshaw), James Hart, Haida master carver and Hereditary Chief.

Reconciliation Pole will be installed in a traditional Haida manner. All are welcome to attend.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
1:00 PM
Main Mall, between Agronomy Road and Thunderbird Boulevard
UBC’s Point Grey Campus

The University of British Columbia is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam First Nation.

This event is happening rain or shine, please come prepared with warm clothing.

A few hundred people will be pulling ropes to help install the pole. There will be a ceremony director and then sub directors at each rope (approximately five or six ropes in all) who will tell participants what to do, when to pull, etc. The process will take approximately 1 hour.