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PM Justin Trudeau to visit Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc

Chief & Council and the 13 Grassroots Families have invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the community on Monday, October 18, 2021. He will be in attendance at the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc PowWow Arbour from 12pm – 2pm. This is NOT a public event and is only open to TteS Members and KIRS survivors.


11am: Gates Open
12pm: Opening Prayer and Welcome Song
12:15pm – 2pm: Presentations
2:10pm: Closing Prayer and Farewell Song

To gain admittance, individuals over the age of 12 must show proof of double vaccinations. All current COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Please dress appropriately for the weather. The access gates will be closed from 2:15pm – 2:45pm to allow parents to pick up children from the Sk’elep School.

This is a respectable event to be witness and honour Le Estcwéy̓ (“the Missing”) and KIRS survivors. Cultural and mental health supports will be on-site.

Friendly reminder that all guests on Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc unceded, ancestral territory who do not have prior approval from Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council are subject to be removed if those guests are deemed to be causing an unwanted disturbance, protest, and/or gathering. *This provision is provided under the Indian Act.*

There will be a live-stream of the event.  Link below will not be active until October 18.


Justin Trudeau (born December 25, 1971) is Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister.

The oldest of three boys, Justin grew up with the profound influence of his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and his mother, Margaret Trudeau. He was raised speaking both French and English and has family roots in both Eastern and Western Canada. This background helped spark his passion for public service and shaped his conviction that diversity is Canada’s strength.


October 18, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm


TteS Powwow Arbour
Kamloops, British Columbia Canada + Google Map


Chief and Council