Syilx Nation nnəqsil̓t Family Plan – Community Sessions

April 5th, 2022

Join us for a presentation and discussion on the Syilx Nation nnəqsil̓t Family Plan to raise awareness and answer questions on how it can benefit our Nation’s families.

The nnəqsil̓t Family Plan and the Nation Family Declaration, developed by elders and knowledge keepers, will work together to support the Nation’s families and children, and revitalize aspects of our ways of being.

Open to Syilx Nation Members – Dinner will be provided

This event is subject to cancellation due to COVID-19.

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DISCLAIMERS:
1. Where food is provided at ONA events, we will always try to include a vegetarian option and gluten free option,
however, given that we do not control all cooking environments, we cannot make any guarantees.
2. We will try to ensure that all event locations are accessible, however, given the wide variety of locations and
spaces ONA events are held at, we cannot make any guarantees.


Healthy Relationships: Restoring of Self and Connections

December 8th, 2021

DATE: POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

LOCATION: En’owkin Centre – 154 En’owkin Trail, Penticton BC, V2A 0E1

 

The You Empowered Strong Program, in partnership with the South Okanagan Restorative Justice Program are hosting a bi-weekly Healthy Relationship Series. Come learn some tools to help and strengthen family and/or personal relationships. All sessions include dinner. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions as they are cumulative.
*Please note: This event will be offered in person only; there will be no virtual option to attend.

Open to all Syilx Okanagan Nation members and community members ages 15+

Session 1: January 25, 2022 – Getting Healthy
Session 2: February 8, 2022 – Understanding Feelings
Session 3: February 22, 2022 – Dealing with Anger
Session 4: March 8, 2022 – Breaking the Intergenerational Cycle of Abuse
Session 5: March 22, 2022 – Empathy and Respect
Session 6: April 5, 2022 – Celebration and Self-Care

DISCLAIMERS:
1. By order of the PHO, proof of vaccination will be required to attend our in-person events over 50 people. Starting October 24, 2021, you must be fully vaccinated (at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine). For more information please visit: Provincial & Regional Restrictions | COVID-19 | IH (interiorhealth.ca)

2. Where food is provided at ONA events, we will always try to include a vegetarian option and gluten free option, however, given that we do not control all cooking environments, we cannot make any guarantees.

3. We will try to ensure that all event locations are accessible, however, given the wide variety of locations and spaces ONA events are held at, we cannot make any guarantees.

*This event is subject to cancellation due to COVID-19.

 

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River Restoration Workshop

July 12th, 2017

The Okanagan Nation Alliance in collaboration with many project partners have been successfully restoring spawning and rearing habitat for salmon in the Okanagan Basin for over 15 years. Traditional Ecological Knowledge, best management practices, measured stream geometry and natural habitat features have guided these restoration works. This workshop will teach the math behind the stream analysis and hydraulics that directed the restoration designs and describe the planning, construction, monitoring methods and results.

 Workshop outline:

  • Teach the calculations behind the stream analysis, river hydraulics and pool-riffle design
  • Field visits to several habitat restoration projects
  • Show the process of implementing a river restoration project from beginning-to-end (planning, designs, construction, and adaptive management)
  • Explain the projects monitoring methods and results
  • Discussion and poster sessions: hydraulic modelling, fish habitat diversity, spawning beds, riffles, fish passage at barriers, floodplain reconnection, wetland restoration

Course targeted to but not limited to:

  • Those designing or reviewing river instream works, particularly for salmon habitat
  • Environmental scientists and project managers (Biologists, Engineers, Geomorphologists, Hydrologists and Fisheries Technicians)
  • Community members and general public

Course details:

  • Date: 2022 Date TBC
  • Location: To Be Confirmed
  • Registration and fees: 2022 Registration TBC
  • Payment: Email transfers (EMT), Cheque, or Invoice for larger groups. Seats will be reserved once payment is received.