September 30 to October 23, 2022

Open 8:30am - 4:30 pm

Visit The Adams River Salmon Society Interpretive Cabin onsite at Tsútswecw Provincial Park

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Photo Credit: Bruce Moffat

Features

Opening Ceremonies

Date: Friday Sept 30th, 2022

  • Opening Prayer & Welcome Ceremony
  • Little Shuswap Lake Band Cultural Events

Artisan Gallery

Unique locally crafted Artisan gift-ware

Souvenir Market 

Excellent selection of souvenirs

Food & Beverages – Great Concessions!

 

Artisans Market

Salute to the Sockeye 2022

The Artisan Market will have more artwork than ever. Some of the types of creations you will see this year are:

Paintings original and prints (on various mediums), drawing, painted feathers and leaves, photography, fabric art, pottery (mugs, platters, trays, honey pots, bowls (baby and pet), raku, sculpture, cards, children's colouring books, photography, jewelry, woollens, stained glass, soaps, salmon dog biscuits and pet bowls, artisanal foods, face painting.

First Nations Art: Sculptures, carvings, pine needle, birch bark and cedar baskets, birch bark biting, jewelry, dream catchers, hand tied fishing flies, purses, beaded and woolen items, drums and rattles.

 

Educational Interpretive Program

Free of charge to BC students in Grades 2 through 5 during the Salute to the Sockeye

Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the BC Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship are pleased to announce that an Educational Interpretive Program will be available, free of charge, to BC students in Grades 2 through 5 during the Salute to the Sockeye.  

The program is available Monday through Thursday (excluding Thanksgiving) and schools are required to pre-register for this program in order to have their students participate.

Please direct inquiries regarding the Educational Interpretive Program to DFO.PACSalute.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)

Since the 1970’s Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has been a proud partner of the Salute to the Sockeye festival and provides educational and interpretive programming during the event. 

As in previous years, DFO will be delivering an on-site educational program to an anticipated 7,000 British Columbia elementary school students in grades 2 through 5, free of charge.

Teachers wishing to register their class in the Educational Interpretive Program should contact DFO directly by emailing DFO.PACSalute.MPO@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

BC Parks

Since the parks creation, BC Parks has been honoured to co-host the celebration of the largest Sockeye Salmon run in North America.

The Province, in collaboration with Little Shuswap Lake Band are in lock step working to maintain the areas natural and cultural integrity for future generations use and enjoyment.

Opportunities are provided for visitors to pursue safe & accessible recreational activities that are in keeping with the natural character of the park.

Interpretive facilities and services help visitors appreciate and understand the Salmon life cycle and ecology and relationship with surrounding ecosystem.

Fish, wildlife and nature viewing opportunities are provided through facilities that are accessible & harmonized with the surrounding landscape and environment.

BC Parks implements programs that continually assess impact from commercial and public recreation and respond with adaptive tools to moderate those influences.

Interpretive Cabin

  • Storyboards of the life cycle of the salmon
  • Touch screen computers with interactive activities and information
  • Life-sized spawning salmon display
  • Cabin Attendants to help answer questions
  • Interpretive Walk Abouts

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