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Syilx Language House Association Year 3 Interim Report

The Syilx Language House Association (SLHA) are reporting midway through the third year of their four-year language program. They are delivering best-practices and community language priorities. Their mission is to create advanced speakers and record Elders. They owe their success to the Paul Creek Curriculum and to commitment—of their students and teachers, of their Bands, […]

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Water Forum: Connecting to the Land

The 4th Syilx (Okanagan) Water Forum: Connecting to the Land, taking place on World Water Day, Thursday, March 22nd. This is a follow up from Forward Thinking: Syilx Knowledge Informing Watershed Planning Forum’s major commitments of the need to gather out on the land, asserting our responsibility for siwɬkʷ and “collaboration, higher consciousness, being open to […]

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Elder and Youth Gathering

The Elder and Youth Gathering is held annually as a platform for relationship building, knowledge transfer and nation building between our elders and youth. The participants come…

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kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ Hatchery

The kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ Hatchery is a testament to the perseverance of the Syilx people to realize their dream of restoring the n’titxw (Salmon) – one of our Four Food Chiefs – to their original habitat and rightful place in our territory. This hatchery represents a critical stage of our Nation’s restoration initiative and is part of […]

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