Roundup Magazine Homepage Features
As part of the BCMA’s website, branding, and information sharing updates, we are also changing how Roundup magazine is published.
Concerning the Unmarked Graves of Indigenous Children Discovered at the Kamloops Residential School in May 2021
Standing on the 1926 Alexandra Bridge above the Fraser River, is like standing atop an iceberg of history. The bridge, situated at a narrowing of the river near the Nlaka’pamux village site of Kequeloose on the traditional lands of the Spuzzum First Nation (SFN), has been a natural west-to-east crossing point for millennia.
stɑl̓əw̓ Arts and Cultural Society, formerly Coast Salish Arts and Cultural Society, was established as a not-for-profit organization in 2014 to support, uplift, and empower Indigenous artists to share their gifts throughout the Metro Vancouver region.
Now is the time to examine sanitation practices. And I don’t mean your COVID-19 cleaning protocols. I am referring to identifying instances whereby seemingly uncomfortable histories may have been “sanitized” in favour of presenting a more comfortable version of history to visitors.
Roundup Issue 281 | Book Review and Author Conversation | Chiru Sakura, Falling Cherry Blossoms by Grace Eiko Thomson
This memoir interweaves the experiences of Sawae and Grace as their relationship is strengthened over the course of their lives. The lack of understanding and frustration felt at times between both women is palpable by the reader, but the love that they shared and the respect that they had for one another was ever-present.
In 2017 the Vancouver Chinatown Foundation received a $75,000 B.C. | Canada 150 Grant to support the development of the Chinatown Storytelling Centre.
In 2017 the District of Sechelt was awarded a $65,000 British Columbia | Canada 150 Grant through the BC Museums Association to repair and renovate the lower level of Rockwood Lodge.
The COVID-19 pandemic, and our sector’s ongoing recovery, have provided a timely opportunity to reflect on the past, present, and what we hope for the sector’s future. Here we share insights provided by past and present BCMA staff and Board members about what the BCMA organizational, and the sector’s foci have been, and identify topics/issues that should be prioritized moving forward.