Can profound support for one another’s communities manifest in the form of friendship? Khelsilem and Kimberley met at a queer dance party and they’ve been friends and allies in policy development, political organizing, and dancing since then. Watch Skwxwú7mesh and Chinatown leaders Khelsilem and Kimberley Wong as they walk and talk about parallels between their communities, reclaiming spaces, language revitalization, and racialization around shared ancestral spaces, including the neighbourhoods of Strathcona, Chinatown, and Kitsilano.
Khelsilem and Kimberley met early this year to chat. Produced by Mohamed Ibrahim. Filmed by Belen Garcia. Sound Mixing by Elsy Dagdug. Supported by the Province of British Columbia.