When Levi Nelson entered his piece, Anthropology, for the IDEA Art Award competition in March this year, he only told the judges half the story. The contest winner would have their painting bought for $5,000 and installed at the Joseph and Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre, the mental health wing at Vancouver General Hospital. It … Continue reading Talking totem poles, with Levi Nelson
Gloria Wallace has been recognized by the First Nations Education Steering Committee as a First Nations Language Champion. She was awarded a 2017 Community Education Leadership Award. via Lil'wat Nation Laverne Paul nominated Gloria for her vast contributions to the reclamation and preservation of Ucwalmícwts. Sekya7 Gloria Wallace is fluent in her traditional language of … Continue reading Congratulations to Líl̓watul Gloria Wallace for receiving the 2017 Community Education Leadership award from the First Nations Education Steering Committee for her work as a language champion
Every year, Lil'wat Nation produces a gorgeous Annual Report - and this year, they want to feature the work of talented Líl̓wat7ul photographers in the 2017 Líl̓wat Nation’s Annual. Youth, adults and Elders are invited to submit photos of the People, places and things you celebrate. The Grand Prize for this contest is an iPad … Continue reading Celebrate Líl̓wat Life Photo Contest closes July 15
Energy in a nation is like sap on a tree; it rises from bottom up. ~ Woodrow Wilson Thanks to Victoria Saddleman for sharing her photo today.
Shayla Wallace shares this image and thought-prompt with us today: "Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is forseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at the night and seeing the day." -Shams Tabrizi Here I am looking at the snow, and seeing the snowflake.
A new Ts̓zil Learning Centre is on the way thanks to a $7.21 million investment from the federal government. The new facility will provide increased post-secondary, training and academic upgrading opportunities for Líl̓wat and other communities in the area. Here’s the press release sent out from the federal government Tuesday, December 13, 2016, posted to … Continue reading Lil’wat secures $7.21 million commitment from Canada to build a new Ts’zil Learning Centre