Paul Chiyokten Wagner (Saanich)

Stories From the Salish Sea

Pier 62 | Free
Tuesday May 17, 5:30–6:30 pm
Tuesday June 7, 5:30–6:30 pm
Tuesday June 21, 5:30–6:30 pm
Tuesday July 5, 5:30–6:30 pm
Tuesday July 19, 5:30–6:30 pm
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Storytelling has been the primary way that Native people have passed along knowledge, from how to conduct yourself to the details of historical events. Join Paul Chiyokten Wagner (Saanich) as he presents traditional songs and stories of his Coast Salish tribal ancestors, interspersed with his award‑winning Native American flute playing. Sessions are held the first and third Tuesday through July.

Photo by Adam Lu: Native American-style flutes

Photo by Adam Lu: Native American-style flutes

About Paul Chiyokten Wagner (Saanich)

Paul Chiyokten Wagner is an internationally performing presenter of traditional songs and stories of his Coast Salish tribal ancestors. Chiyokten is a member of the Wsaanich (Saanich) Tribe of southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. An award-winning Native American flutist, his songs have come to him with visions of healing and prayer for all relations (tree people, animal people, and human people).


Tuesday, May 3 Update: Tonight’s session has been cancelled, as the lead storyteller cannot make it. Thank you for your patience and consideration.

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