NTC Child and Youth Services host family picnic

On Wednesday, Aug. 14 the Nuuchah-nulth Tribal Council’s Child and Youth Services department hosted their Family Picnic in the Park at the Roger Creek Park gazebo in Port Alberni. The Teechuktl staff opened the event shortly after 10a.m. with drumming and traditional singing. The fun-filled event inlcuded two bouncy castles, glitter tattoos, face painting, a Moe
the Mouse scavenger hunt, bubble blowing station, a live band and many more activities geared towards child engagement. Debbie Frank, one of the organizers, let Ha-Shilth-Sa know that she hopes this will be an annual event, stating that they had a wonderful turn out and lots of very positive feedback. The festivities carried on throughout the afternoon and ended around 2p.m. (Holly Stocking photo)