A workshop inside Totest Aleng: Indigenous Learning House

Keep current with the public programs offered at the new Indigenous Learning House.

Public programs

The open-air pavilion is ideal for workshops, talks and school programs. Stay tuned for upcoming programs being offered in the space.

Turtle Legend Painting Workshop recap

We were delighted to welcome Artist James Groening for a fun, inspiring and immersive workshop where attendees learned the story of Turtle Island and painted their own masterpieces. James Groening, also known as Blue Sky, is a Burnaby-based Cree artist from the Kahkewistahaw First Nation. 

A successful inaugural year

Since opening in June, several exciting public programs have been offered, including cedar weaving, a corn husk doll workshop, a plant walk and a beaded fedora workshop.

Stay tuned for announcements about public programs to be offered in 2024.

School programs

Collaboration between Indigenous leaders, Surrey School District and City staff is underway to develop school programs that are curriculum current and unique to the venue. Stay tuned for updates on when we are ready to welcome classes for field trips.