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Snc∂wips: How our Collections tell of our history

Oct 17, 2015

The Lake Country Museum is pleased to host guest speaker Jordan Coble of the Snc∂wips Heritage Museum at The Creekside Theatre, Saturday, October 17th at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 1:00 p.m. Admission is by donation.

Sncewips - Jordan Coble Lecture comp for webThis presentation by Jordan Coble will offer an insight into the background of the Okanagan First Nation with particular reference to the Westbank First Nation. Jordan will explain how the Sncewips Heritage Museum plays a pivotal role in the Community and the Nation1.

Jordan was born and raised in the Okanagan and is a Westbank First Nation and Syilx Nation member and is passionate about sharing his heritage. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, and is the Cultural and Heritage Researcher for the Westbank First Nation Sncewips Heritage Museum. He sits on the board of directors for ARTSCO, is a member of the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies Community Advisory Board for the University of British Columbia-Okanagan and the current chairperson for Westbank First Nation Public Arts Committee.

Place: Creekside Theatre

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015.

Time: Doors open at 1 p.m.; Presentation begins at 1:30 p.m.

Admission: by Donation

1 Jordan Coble’s lecture appears in the 79th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society. Snc∂wips: The Westbank First Nation Heritage Museum. How our Collections tell our Stories in Okanagan History. 79th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society. Kelowna, BC. Okanagan Historical Society, 2015, pp. 17 – 21.