Celebrating the Welcome Pole

Synopsis

A story of the life and people tied to the carving and unveiling of the First Nations welcome pole at a public school on the BC Coast.

The Filmmakers

BOB TURNER and the BOWING ISLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL present the short documentary "CELEBRATING THE WELCOME POLE" directed by BOB TURNER photography and editing by BOB TURNER music by SKWXWU7MESH special thanks to SIMON DANIEL JAMES, WINADZI, KWAKWAKA'WAKW NATION AND FAMILY, XWALACKTUN AND FAMILY, JADA HARRY, SAM DAWSON, SARAH HAXBY, SCOTT SLATER, BICS STUDENTS, COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS, WEST VANCOUVER SCHOOLS, ARTSTARTS, BOWEN ISLAND MUNICIPALITY, WEST VANCOUVER FOUNDATION, THE BICS PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL, COMMUNITY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION, BOWEN BUILDING CENTER