First Language Speakers Gathering


Lifting up the voices of our elders

Come sit with our First Language Speakers as they visit, laugh, and discuss what is important for our children to learn, know, and do.

April 20: Reception dinner for visiting, laughing, and grounding ourselves in the purpose of the gathering.
April 21: Discussions and planning around sqilxʷ education, culture, and wellbeing.
April 22: Wrap-up discussions, next steps, farewells.

Open to Syilx Nation members only.

Spaces are limited!

Event Date:
April 20-22, 2023

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Event Location:
Kelowna Coast Capri

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Jennifer Lewis, Wellness Manager at or 250-826-7844 OR smx̌icnátkʷ Cree Whelshula, Executive Director of kʷu cnxiʔ (We Join In) Nonprofit at