Gift ceremony participants, back row: MONOVA Programs Coordinator Carol Ballard, Guest Curator Nadin Hassan, Venue Rental Coordinator Rosie Aceves, Tsawaysia Spukwus, Acting Director Laurel Lawry, Guest Services Coordinator Carol Hyslop. Front row: William Dreaver, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Elder Gwen Harry, Lyle Jones. Photo: MONOVA Staff
We respectfully acknowledge that MONOVA: Museum and Archives of North Vancouver is located on the traditional lands of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations, whose ancestors have lived here for countless generations. We are grateful for the opportunity to live, work and learn with them on unceded Coast Salish Territory.