#ILSACrew enjoys new skate features and learns of a skatepark in the works. Lift up these efforts by bidding on the auction before June 21

Exciting news from ILSA (the INdigenous Life Sport Academy, formerly, the First Nations Snowboard Team), via https://www.lifesportcanada.org/post/10-000-and-new-permanent-location-for-new-site-skatepark?fbclid=IwAR308WOm8oQRlRn7CjTecQG6P1wawZWLq3BTjjyZlIafh0wkyFesgb_d170 ILSA provides year-round programming, free access to training/certification programs and the opportunity to learn a lifelong sport, in a safe place, with other indigenous sport leaders Building upon 16 years of success as the First Nations Snowboard Team, our membership and … Continue reading #ILSACrew enjoys new skate features and learns of a skatepark in the works. Lift up these efforts by bidding on the auction before June 21

An invitation to explore our responses to the KIRS unmarked burial site: Online Sharing Circle Monday June 21, 5pm

I read something recently that said, the job of parents is to provide mirroring and containment for their children. And, as adults, we also need this. "Mirroring is accurate reflection of what they feel and what they are telling us. Containment is knowing what the bounds of the connection are as well as how far … Continue reading An invitation to explore our responses to the KIRS unmarked burial site: Online Sharing Circle Monday June 21, 5pm

Artists of Our Nations: celebrate Gelgelalus Píxemcal – Talon Pascal

Gelgelalus Píxemcal – Talon Pascal, LIL’WAT June is National Indigenous History Month and the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler is featuring Artists of Our Nations throughout the month. Explains the SLCC: "Indigenous Artists can be wayfinders to the past and creators of the future. Practicing culture, singing songs, and storytelling true history through art … Continue reading Artists of Our Nations: celebrate Gelgelalus Píxemcal – Talon Pascal

June is National Indigenous History Month, and the community book club will discuss There There by Tommy Orange, June 24 at 7pm

The idea of June being National Indigenous History Month, as if history isn't history, or as if some history belongs to you and some history belongs to me, is weird to me. Still, let's take the invitation to challenge ourselves. Learn our country's history. Learn it from a different perspective or voice than you might … Continue reading June is National Indigenous History Month, and the community book club will discuss There There by Tommy Orange, June 24 at 7pm

Settler grief: Erin Stewart Elliott shares her journal entry as she acknowledges her grief about the 215 children

On Thursday May 28, the chief of the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc First Nation, Rosanne Casimir, shared news that ground-penetrating radar had revealed the remains of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School "To our knowledge, these missing children are undocumented deaths," Ms Casimir said. "Some were as young as three years old. We sought … Continue reading Settler grief: Erin Stewart Elliott shares her journal entry as she acknowledges her grief about the 215 children