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Okanagan Nation’s ‘Fish in Schools’ Program Educates Participants on Importance of Salmon in the Okanagan

tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Territory: Over the last week the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA), as part of the Fish in Schools (FinS) program, delivered the final round of sc’win (sockeye salmon) eggs or fry to participating schools on Syilx territory. In 2021 six schools from school district 53 (Oliver/Osoyoos/Cawston) will participate in the program. Each of the schools received […]

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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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