Deer Lake Gallery is inviting everyone in to learn more about the traditions of the Coast Salish People.
The gallery is hosting a demonstration of traditional Coast Salish drumming, featuring Brandon Gabriel (Kwelexwecten), on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m.
Gabriel was born and raised on the Kwantlen First Nation Reserve in Fort Langley. He studied cultural anthropology, visual art and marketing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University before getting his bachelor’s degree in visual art from Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
He’s a multi-talented mixed media artist who specializes in painting, drawing, illustration, graphic design and more, and his work has been exhibited in the U.K., Hong Kong, the U.S. and across Canada.