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What Did The Kwakwaka’wakw Do For Christmas?

Child: What did the Kwakwaka’wakw people do for Christmas? Mother: Not so long ago, before the non-native people came to this land, our people spent a lot of the year traveling around... 



I dream of a community…

Where First Nations people are included as equals and supported in contributing to everyone’s well being; Where schools work to teach everyone, not just aboriginal students, to understand... 



My Children, My Teachers.

I had my children later in life after years of looking for love and happiness in all the wrong places. Back then, the doors of the world were all open to me. I was unencumbered and... 



When Ancient Spirits Dream

I arrived at Village Island with the Campbell River Adventure Club. We all wanted to experience the great outdoors and explore the mystery of this historic site. The place was stunningly... 



Rituals of the Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch

The potlatch is an incredibly intricate and fascinating set of rituals through which the values, beliefs and culture of the Kwakwaka’wakw and other west coast First Nations are shared. ... 



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