September 8-13th, 2022

2022 Festival

mułmunčʔałuk: Taking Care of the Roots

Events

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Sep 09

Naa’Waya’Summ Totem Pole Raising

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Eli Enns
Carving on the Edge proudly partners with Naa'Waya'Sum Coastal Indigenous Gardens.
Photo by Christopher Roy
Sep 09

Tool Making Workshop – Elbow Adze

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Robinson Cook
This workshop film, hosted by Robinson Cook, will introduce beginners to wood carving.
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Sep 09

Carving by Women for Women

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Francine Champange and Mary Martin
This carving class is intended for beginning carvers, women who would love to learn to carve.
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Sep 09

Bentwood Box Making

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Joe Martin and Bruce Alfred
This workshop, hosted by Joe Martin and Bruce Alfred, will introduce carvers to bentwood box making.
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Sep 09

Introduction to Viking Relief Carving

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Christen Dokk Smith
This workshop, hosted by Christen Dokk Smith, will introduce carvers to low-relief Viking designs.
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Sep 09

Tool Shed

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens (formerly the Tofino Botanical Gardens)
Hosted by: Gordon Dick
The Tool Shed will provide assistance in sharpening knives.
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Sep 09

Open Carving Area

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens (formerly the Tofino Botanical Gardens)
Hosted by: Carving Area host
The Open Carving Area is a space within the festival venue for carvers to set up and work on project
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Sep 09

Artist Forum – Day Two

Naa'Waya'Sum Coastal Indigenous Gardens (formerly Tofino Botanical Gardens)
Hosted by: Joe Martin & Gordon Dick.
We are hosting a two-day Artist Forum that will stimulate discourse on transmission of knowledge.
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Sep 09

Artist Forum – Day One

Naa'Waya'Sum Coastal Indigenous Gardens (formerly Tofino Botanical Gardens)
Hosted by: Robin Rorick & Isabel Rorick, Phil Gray & Ernest Swanson, Rick Harry & James Harry, and Joe Martin & Gordon Dick.
We are hosting a two-day Artist Forum that will stimulate discourse on transmission of knowledge.
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Sep 09

Edge Exhibit Gallery Opening

The Shore Pier (368 Main Street)
Hosted by: Carving on the Edge Festival
The Edge Exhibit honours the traditional and contemporary art forms of coastal carving communities.
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Sep 09

Tool Making Workshop – Hook Knife

Naa'Waya'Sum Gardens
Hosted by: Aaron Nelson Moody
This workshop, hosted by Aaron Nelson Moody, will introduce beginners to wood carving.
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Sep 09

Painting on Wood

Naa'Waya'Sum Coastal Indigenous Gardens
Hosted by: Robin Rorick
This workshop, hosted by Robin Rorick, will introduce beginners to painting on wood.

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