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2 Rivers Remix ‘skəlɣap Movable Feast’ of Indigenous Music & Culture in snpintktn (Penticton) FREE on March 28

March 28 @ 8:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

For Immediate Release:

2 Rivers Remix ‘skəlɣap Movable Feast’ of Indigenous Music and Culture – Springs forth from Mother Earth in snpintktn (Penticton) FREE on March 28

A creative confluence of partners 2RMX, En’owkin Centre, and Ignite the Arts Festival, celebrate the awakening of spring buds and blossoming of creative partnerships in syilx territory ~ on March 28th, 2024 at the Cleland Theatre (6-10pm) – their 3rd annual collaboration launches 2RMX’s 2024 Movable Feast of Indigenous performance events.  

snpintktn/Penticton March 11 • Headlining skəlɣap Movable Feast is Leela Gilday, Dene diva and double JUNO winner (2021 Indigenous Artist of the Year) from Great Bear Lake … Get ready to journey to our North Star without leaving your seat! Leela’s power comes straight from the earth, as she reaches into the hearts of every person and guides our journey. 

Winding our way across to the Northwest, Ts’msyen musician Saltwater Hank from Hartley Bay gives us a spoonful of oolichan grease musical medicine, blending rock and roll with the strength of his traditional language. Also gracing us with Northern light is Dakelh artist Sabina Dennis (Luksilyoo clan) –  her guitar and vocal invocations of protecting, respecting, regenerating our dear Mother Earth. 

From southern Secwpemc territories, The Melawmen Collective brings their roots-rock-hip-hop, weaving intergenerational healing of stories and sound.  Also joining us will be multidisciplinary Anishinaabe/N’lakapamux artist Amanda Wood, soulfully singing her way through her traditional language learning with ancestral roots and rhythm and her 2nd year of the En’owkin Centre’s National Indigenous Professional Artist Training Program (NIPAT),.  

Joining from southern Condor Country, Mexika artists Ana Cornejo whose dance forms travel the bridges between nations whose roots overlap through time, and Judith Colibri, who explores art as medicine, and the power of dance as a tool for personal and collective transformation. 

This event is presented after 2RMX’s annual gathering of indigenous minds and hearts ~ The Confluence ~ held again this year in partnership En’owkin Centre on syilx territory – livestreamed to the public March 25 & 26th.  The Confluence brings together a diverse group of Indigenous musicians, artists, knowledge keepers/transmitters, cultural organizers and community activators, to share and explore our unique yet bonded indigenous experience and lifeways, open our hearts to the knowledge of our elder survivors, build networks and facilitate knowledge sharing, mentorship, and inspire and empower both the current and next generation of Indigenous artists, organizers and  knowledge expanders.

Please register for skəlɣap Movable Feast at m28.2rmx.ca to join us FREE on March 28th, at the Cleland Theatre in snpintktn (Penticton) to witness this incredible indigenous artistry!  Event will livestreamed to promote accessibility.

Media Contacts:

Meeka Morgan: 250-206-2227

Elaine Bomberry: 778-879-4161

2 Rivers Remix Society gratefully acknowledge the financial support of this project by the Government of Canada, the Government of British Columbia, and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.



March 28 @ 8:00 am
March 29 @ 5:00 pm