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Pipe Ceremony for the 215 + Children (the ‘Missing’)

Thursday, June 10th, 1:00 PM
Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc (TteS) Powwow Arbour

  • Invitation to Pipe Carriers from other Secwépemc First Nations and other First Nations that have attended the Kamloops Indian Residential School
  • During the pipe filling only the pipe filling song will be sung
  • Hand drummers to sing ceremonial songs afterwards
  • No access to the TteS Heritage Park (“Closed”)
  • There will be COVID-19 Protcols in effect – Pipe Carriers will smoke their own pipes
  • TteS Pipe Carriers will take lead
  • There are 6 Pipe Carriers from the White Buffalo Society chosen by TteS
  • TteS Spiritual Protocols in Effect:
    • Women to wear skirts and not on their moontime
    • No talking
    • No cameras or video recording

PLEASE READ TteS Spiritual Protocol

No travel or honourarium provided. This is a non-political ceremony


June 10, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


TteS Powwow Arbour
Kamloops, British Columbia Canada + Google Map