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Congratulations y̓ilmixʷm ki law na Chief Clarence Louie on being named as an Honorary Degree recipient from the University of British Columbia

tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Okanagan Territory: It is our Syilx tradition to celebrate the achievements of our people and we would like to celebrate the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) recognition of y̓ilmixʷm ki law na, Clarence Louie, as one of UBC’s 2021 Honorary Degree recipients. Today, we acknowledge and honor ki law na for this […]

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Stories Forums: captikʷl as our teacher

Okanagan Nation Alliance will be hosting 3 Captikʷl Stories Forums this year, in partnership with the Enowkin Centre. The Captikʷl forums are held for feedback and community engagement in examining Syilx captikʷl on the Syilx Way of Living, how lessons from the captikʷl connect with our modern way of living, and how to integrate Syilx […]

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Syilx t̓ik̓t (flood) Adaptation Project

Syilx t̓ik̓t (flood) Adaptation Project “…water will always find a way around obstructions, under, over and through” Syilx Water Declaration, 2014. i. Project Overview The Okanagan Basin is experiencing increasingly intense t̓ik̓t and debris-flow hazards, but overall these are not mapped or recorded. Most recently, the Syilx Okanagan territory was heavily impacted by extreme flooding, […]

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ONA COVID-19 Community Resource Hub

The ONA support team and responders are available assist communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please don’t hesitate to contact us, we will do our best to accommodate and provide emotional support if needed. Contact Sheet Below ONA Support Team Contact Sheet Information about COVID-19, how to protect yourself, your family and your community and what […]

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