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Muksamma: Creating Edmonds Welcome Pole


Join Edmonds Community School, a school with a culturally rich and diverse community in Burnaby, BC as they venture through the process of having a welcome pole for their school carved for them by Muksamma (Jackie Timothy). This visual experience will take you from inception to completion of a unique totem pole, where you will witness the journey and hear the voices of educators, community members, parents, students, and Jackie as each person expresses what this pole means to them. Jackie’s powerful messages of hope, healing and resilience echoes why having this welcome pole is integral to the Edmonds community.


February 21, 1956 – January 4, 2021

Filmed and Produced by 3 Crows Productions. Graphics by: Alysha Collie Special Thanks to: John Nanson Luanne Yellowfly