I heard elder Saw̓t Veronica Bikadi today explain at Signal Hill Elementary School's Indigenous Day Assembly that before settlers arrived in the valley, the S'tat'limx peoples didn't have written calendars. They kept track of time using the sun and the moon. Tonight is a full moon - one that is sometimes known as the Strawberry … Continue reading Strawberry Full Moon rises tonight
Thousands of tourists are drawn to this region every year. Is that an opportunity for you? The Squamish Lil̓wat Cultural Centre and the Whistler Centre for Sustainably are launching a new program – the Indigenous Tourism Start up Program (ITSP) – and are reaching out to local Indigenous communities from Lillooet to the Fraser Valley … Continue reading Applications still open for Indigenous tourism start-ups. Apply by August 1.
In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Whistler Film Festival in partnership with the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre present the Whistler Premiere of THE GRIZZLIES, followed by a panel discussion about the role sport plays in both Squamish and Lil'wat Nations. The museum will remain open for until 9pm for film attendees to explore … Continue reading Screening event: The Grizzlies, at SLCC, June 21, 5pm – 9pm
presented by the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council Not all daisies were created equal! Not to be confused with ornamental and native daisies, Oxeye Daisy is an invasive plant originally from Europe. Its flowers are, unsurprisingly, white and yellow in typical daisy fashion, and the plant can grow up to 1m in height, forming … Continue reading Weed of the Week: Oxeye Daisy
The Pemberton Wildlife Association, with support from Stewardship Pemberton Society, is seeking sightings of and volunteer help to survey the following species and habitats. They are also looking for landowners interested in projects that benefit wildlife and habitat. Contact Greg Ferguson at email@example.com with sightings or if you're interested in helping out on any of … Continue reading Wildlife watchers wanted: share your sightings of local wild creatures
Whistler Public Library and Armchair Books have partnered with the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre to present two book discussions in recognition of National Indigenous History Month. When: Wednesday, June 26 Discussion #1: Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, 1 to 2 p.m. Discussion #2: Whistler Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Who: Everyone welcome, no registration required … Continue reading Community Book Club: join Whistler discussion on All Our Relations by Tanya Talaga June 26, at 1pm or 7pm