VPL First Nations Storyteller-in-Residence | Amanda Nahanee

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Last Wednesday the Vancouver Public Library presented a performance of local Coast Salish legends and history, featuring the VPL’s First Nations storyteller-in-residence Amanda Nahanee and members of the Native Youth Artists Collective.

Amanda Nahanee, whose ancestral name is Shamantsut, is the VPL’s inaugural First Nations Storyteller-in-Residence. The First Nations Storyteller-in-Residence program was created to enhance and establish new relationships with the Aboriginal and First Nations communities in Vancouver and to make the Library a more inclusive and welcoming place for people of Aboriginal and First Nations heritage. Ms. Nahanee is a Cultural Ambassador of the Squamish Nation and a descendant of the Squamish and Nisga’a Nations.

Please visit www.vpl.ca for more information!

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