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Join Indigenous and Muslim community members as they share and reflect on what the practice of fasting means to them.For generations, a number of Indigenous communities have fasted from sunrise to sunset as part of long standing spiritual practice. Muslim communities fast in a similar way from sunrise to sunset, particularly during the month of Ramadan.Join us in the Chief Simon Baker room for an evening of sharing and reflecting on what the fast means to us, followed by a shared meal after sunset. You can choose to buy a food ticket in advance ($20 or pay-what-you-can) or bring a food item* to share.This event is open to all and you don't have to fast to take part in it.7:00-7:15 - Opening remarks7:15-7:45 - Tour of the Friendship Centre7:45-8:45 - Sharing reflections on fasting8:45 - 9:00 - Quiet reflection9:00 - 9:05 - Adhaan to indicate sunset and time to break the fast 9:05 - 9:45 - Sharing the meal9:45 - 10:00 - Closing and thanksPrayer facilities will be provided.*Please ensure the food you bring is Halal/Vegetarian/Pescatarian - no pork/alcoholWe are humbly thankful to host this event on the territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ / sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations
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