Books

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.

 

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

 

Chipmunk and Owl Woman: this book 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.

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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.