Join us in promoting Syilx Youth to reconnect to the tmuxwlaxw (the land) and revitalize knowledge of the timixw (all life-forms).
Have fun on the land!
Free event. Open to all Syilx youth and all levels of x-country skiing!
Come out and learn how to or improve your x-country ski skills. We will be spending time with Syilx land leaders and practicing land-based skills learning:
- How to track animals;
- Local medicinal plants;
- nsyilxcen terms and placenames;
- How to light winter fires
i. Sun Protection: lip balm, sunscreen, sun glasses
ii. Layers: Jacket (water resistant material), insulating mid-layer (vest or sweater, fleece is good), pants, gloves, hat, warm-dry socks (avoid cottons and jeans). If youth don’t have certain clothing we can help track down for them!
iii. Water Bottle
*X-Country Ski Equipment will be provided. Please inform registration of participants foot size for boots.