Celebrate and amplify Two-Spirit pride by witnessing the unveiling of the Coast Salish Two-Spirit Pride mosaic – a visual representation of Coast Salish Two-Spirit unity, dignity and respect designed by xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) artist kʷəlasəltən (Mack Paul). The mosaic is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nation in the sidewalk along West Mall and to the east of the First Nations Longhouse X̱wi7x̱wa Library.
This installation is a collaboration between the Equity & Inclusion Office, Campus + Community Planning with support from First Nations House of Learning and X̱wi7x̱wa Library, and also builds on previous collaborations.
- Mack Paul, artist
- Councillor Rosalind Campbell, Musqueam Indian Band
- Corrina Sparrow, Transforming Embers Co-Founder, UBC PhD Student – Social Justice Institute
- Dr. Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion
What to expect
- Hear remarks from community and campus partners, including the mosaic artist, on the history and impact of the project.
- Enjoy lunch while connecting with other community members.
- Witness the reveal of a mosaic representation of the Coast Salish Two-Spirit Pride symbol installed in the sidewalk east of the First Nations Longhouse X̱wi7x̱wa Library.
Who can join
Everyone is welcome.
We are committed to providing a welcoming, accessible experience that enables all individuals to engage fully. To be respectful of those with allergies and environmental sensitivities, we ask that you please refrain from wearing strong fragrances.
If you require an accessibility-related measure, please indicate in the registration form or reach out to the event contact below.
Events & Communications Coordinator
Equity & Inclusion Office