Theytus celebrates three decades of publishing

Theytus Books, North America’s oldest Aboriginal publishing house, is celebrating its 30th birthday next week.

Theytus Books, North America’s oldest Aboriginal publishing house, is celebrating its 30th birthday next week.

The publisher, which makes its home in En’owkin Centre on the Penticton Indian Band, will be holding a gala birthday celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 10, complete with door prizes and book draws for audience members. Past authors and staff from Theytus will be in attendance at En’owkin Centre for the party.

But the day starts with interactive classes presented in partnership with Theytus and Ecommunity Place, highlighting how the land inspires creativity. Guests can join a tour of Ecommunity Place at 10 or 11 a.m. and can choose one of three programs: Art on the Land,  Words of the Land or Music on the Land.

Spaces for the classes are limited to groups of 10.

For further information or to RVSP please call 250-493-7181, ext. 2251. All events will be held at the En’owkin Centre located at 189 Green Mountain Road. The doors will open at 9:30 am with classes from 10 to noon, with the gala celebration from 6 to 8 p.m.