First Fish Ceremony: August 24, 2016

Stefanie Poisson

Raft River 1st Fish 2016Discover deep-rooted traditions, sample delicious first nation fare and learn intricate games of chance, as you celebrate the annual return of salmon to the Raft River. Experience it all August 24, 2016 when the rivers start running red…with salmon. The event is held at the Raft River Viewing Platform in Clearwater. On this day, Simcpw invites guests to participate in several activities that highlight Simcpw’s culture and history, including pit cooking, sockeye salmon viewing, storytelling and a traditional game called Lehal. Thank you to the Simpcw First Nation for hosting this event.

Simpcw drumming at First Fish Ceremony

First Fish- pit digging1

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