SKOOKUM is proud and honoured to be working with the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. We are grateful for their support in welcoming this inaugural festival onto their shared territories. The traditional hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ (Musqueam) speaking people and have descended from the cultural group known as the Coast Salish.The Skwxwú7mesh Uìxwumixw (Squamish People) continue to reside in the area now described as the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and Squamish Valley. The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, "The People of the Inlet." We have inhabited the lands and waters of our traditional territory surrounding the Burrard Inlet in British Columbia since time immemorial.