Chewx Ma Halth Squamish Nation members make up The Eagle Song ”Spakwus Slolem” Dancers, presenting a glimpse into the history, legends and myths of the Squamish People. Their territory comprises of the Vancouver, Howe Sound and Whistler areas, and has been the traditional territory of the Squamish Nation for thousands of years. Squamish Nation history goes back in time to the Great Flood and the Ice Age of around 6000 years ago.
Their songs and dances feature beautiful carved masks that represent tributes to the animal kingdom for their spiritual powers. Dances include a tribute to the Smylaith Tribe, known by some as the Sasquatch and a tribute to history of Takaya, the Wolf, who became part of the Squamish Family.
The leader of the dance group is Bob Baker, whose ancestral name is Sapluk, has been involved in Native culture all his life. Bob is credited for numerous projects including the Grandmother figure located at the entrance to Burrard inlet in North Vancouver.
The Eagle Song Dancers have performed at numerous corporate events providing a warm welcome to visitors.