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A number of Okanagan Nation Alliance publications are available to order.

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nsiwɬkwcn The Language of the Water:
For Syilx (Okanagan) People, the ways of knowing water are embedded in our language and bequeathed to us by our ancestors. Maintaining the integrity of water is essential to our identity and is entrenched in our responsibilities to our homelands. Water is our   most sacred medicine. This booklet is both of the relationship that we share with water and an invitation to others to reflect on their relationship with this vital gift.

How Coyote Broke the Salmon Dam: This story is an adaptation of the captikwł of How Coyote Broke the Salmon Dam. Such publications provide an opportunity for understanding the living land and teaching each generation how to become a “part of it” as the only way we, the Syilx, have survived.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-5-1

 

Lazy Boy: A journey about a boy who learns about self-care, wellness and giving back to community.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-1-3

 

Chipmunk and Owl Woman: Tells a story of chipmunk trying to not get caught by owl woman, owl woman who went camp to camp and stole children & ate them.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-0-6

 

A Home for Chipmunk: This book illustrates Traditional Family Decision Making from a Syilx perspective and can be used in the oral tradition of the Syilx people to preserve and teach our children the culture and ways of our ancestors.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-4-4

 

 

Go Back To The Root: This learning resource is based on a workshop series designed by the Okanagan Nation Alliance in partnership with the En’owkin Centre. The workshops approached the subject of Syilx families from several perspectives. At the end of the series, participants said: We can’t keep these learnings to ourselves-we need to share them. This learning resource was created to do just that.

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A series of illustrated books created to ensure that Okanagan children’s voices   are heard. This book was made possible with the participation of the Okanagan nation schools.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-3-7

 

 

A series of illustrated books created to ensure that Okanagan children’s voices are heard. This book was made possible with the participation of the Okanagan nation schools.

ISBN 978-0-9918128-2-0

 

 

This book describes the Okanagan Peoples relationship to the land and water. The Syilx People have always governed our land according to principles that are embedded in traditional knowledge, stories, teachings, ceremonies, medicines, dances, and the arts. These principles carry with them a sacred, inherent responsibility to care for the tmxwulaxw (Our Land).