I made it home safe and sound last night. Getting into Pemberton I enjoyed the sight of Ts'zil (Mt. Currie) and its beautiful sharpness silhouetted by the moonlight. Later I fell asleep with the almost-full moon shining through my window and the rez dogs barking in the distance, protecting their owners homes from bears and … Continue reading Fall Winds
We've compiled a report of what's been happening on the Wellness Almanac from January - March - feel free to take a peek here: Wellness Almanac Q1 2018 We started the year with an acknowledgement to the original drafters of the Winds of Change’s healing vision, back in 2004, and a reminder that this is a … Continue reading These were the most read posts of the winter. Did you see them?
We have been re-sharing some of Tat7ush Peters' Question columns at the Wellness Almanac, with her permission. Last year, she explained the Naskan Uxwal walk, and to acknowledge the one year anniversary of that event, we repost that story today. “Naskan Uxwal” a “reclaiming our spirit” walk from the Kamloops Indian Residential School to … Continue reading On the one year anniversary of March 24-29 Naskan Uxwal walk, we revisit Tat7ush Peters’ article
Lil’watémclhkan Ts’ila ts7a: February is a time for remembering Today, we revisit Tat7ush' February 8 2016 column in the Whistler Question, because, February is still a time for remembering the many missing and murdered indigenous women. by Tat7ush (Theresa Peters) February is a month for remembering loved ones in different ways, especially on Valentine’s … Continue reading Coming at Valentine’s Day from a different angle: Tat7ush invites us to stay woke
The Ts̓zil Learning Centre in Mount Currie provides excellent adult learning opportunities for the Líl̓wat Nation and neighbouring communities. The learning philosophy is based in Líl̓wat cultural renewal, holistic learning, and personal growth, Ts̓zil has been offering a variety of academic and vocational training opportunities out of a small collection of old ATCO trailers. But not for much … Continue reading Progress on the istken at the Ts’zil Learning Centre: a few photos to blow your mind
When the Question announced that January 23 2018 would be its final issue, I lamented all the local voices I'd no longer have the chance to hear. I asked Tat7ush if she would continue to share her insights with us, and we agreed that a good place to start would be to reproduce some of her … Continue reading Reconnecting with Lil’wat columnist, Tat7ush (Theresa Peters)
A year ago I wrote that what I loved most about the Wellness Almanac's instagram project is it gave my brain a chance to override it's snap judgments and linger a while with people from my community. In their lives. In their shoes. And that brought me to a realization that I love them. A … Continue reading Instagrammers, we thank you for reminding us why this is home