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NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES WEEK

Western Varieties Wholesale is proud to be hosting a number of events honoring our National Indigenous peoples!  We will be hosting events starting on Saturday June 16, 2018 and running daily thru to June 21, 2018. 

 

Saturday June 16  

  • Teepee raising with teachings about Sweetgrass and Sage
  • Free craft for the kids  -  Teepee keychain kit – we will provide a free teepee keychain kit and have a craft table set up for the kids to make it.  Starts at 2 pm   
  • Blanket Sale - all blankets will be 10% off today only.  (No other discounts apply)
  • In House only - Free Blanket Draw - Everyone who shows up today can enter a free draw for a Free Blanket (4:00 PM).  In addition, if you enter todays draw you will be entered in all the draws for the rest of the week
  • Cree food vendor selling Indian Tacos / Tacos in a Bag / Bannock (All day)

 

Sunday June 17 - Closed

 

Monday June 18

  • All Clothing will be on sale for 20% off.  Today only (No other discounts apply)

  • In House only - Free Hoodie Draw - Everyone who shows up today can enter a free draw for a some of our awesome new clothing (4:00 PM).   In addition, if you enter todays draw you will be entered in all the draws for the rest of the week.

 

Tuesday June 19

  • Learn Cree words with Barb (numbers and animals).  Starts at 2:00 PM
  • Coloring contest with Barb (starts at 2:00 PM – running simultaneously with learning Cree)

  • Toy Sale (20%).  Today only (No other discounts apply)

  • In House only, Free Toy Draw -  Everyone who shows up today can enter a free draw for a  30" PLUSH BISON. (4:00 PM).   In addition, if you enter todays draw you will be entered in all the draws for the rest of the week.

 

Wednesday June 20

  • Tea & Bannock Day - Free Tea and Bannock will be available from 9 - 4pm
  • Craft/Findings Sale (20%).  Today only (No other discounts apply)
  • In House only, Free Craft/Findings Draw - Everyone who shows up today can enter a free draw for a basket of Craft supplies  (4:00 PM).   In addition, if you enter todays draw you will be entered in all the draws for the rest of the week.

 

Thursday June 21

  • Hoop Dancing with Lakota Tootoosis Starts 2:00 PM
  • Cake & Coffee - cake cutting with an Elder, Laurence Wolfe. 
  • Coloring Contest deadline, with staff to vote afterwards (4:00 PM) – Winner to be announced on Friday, June 22. Winner to receive a gift certificate for any toy in the store.   See details below
  • Regalia Sale (20%).  Today only (No other discounts apply)
  • In House only, Free Manitobah Mukluk Draw – to form cumulative draw of previous days (blanket, Hoodie, Plush Buffalo, and craft/finding items) (4:00 PM).  The Winner of todays free draw will get a free pair of Manitobah Mukoluk moccassins, a blanket, a Hoodie, Plush Buffalo, Crafts/findings !!

 

COLORING CONTEST

  • Go to our FaceBook page  www.facebook.com/westvar/   to download any of the the 3 pictures (Buffalo, Teepee, DreamCatcher).  Have your children color any one of them, and then bring it to Western Varieties Wholesale at 10027 63 ave, Edmonton between Saturday June 16 and Thursday June 21 at 4 PM.  The winner will receive any toy of their choice.  The judging will be held at 4 pm on Thursday June 21.