Líl̓wat Community Information session on Mount Meager/Qw’elqw’elústen, Wednesday November 1, 5 – 6:30pm

A community information Session will be held by Líl̓wat Nation featuring vulcanologist Dr. Glyn Williams-Jones from the Centre for Natural Hazards Research. Where: Úll̓us – Banquet Hall When: November 1, 2018 Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm In Ucwalmicwts, Mount Meager is called Qw’elqw’elústen. Another feature known to the Lil'wat is Nqémpa stswaw’cw, which means hot creek running through the … Continue reading Líl̓wat Community Information session on Mount Meager/Qw’elqw’elústen, Wednesday November 1, 5 – 6:30pm

Celebrate! The Ts’zil Learning Centre is now officially open

Find an excuse to drop by. The building is beautiful. And the gift store and Cultural Centre exhibits have relocated here, so you can browse and explore some of the beautiful culture of the Lil'wat Nation. (Also, the rooms are available for rent, if you're organizing a meeting. Check out the form and details here: Tszil … Continue reading Celebrate! The Ts’zil Learning Centre is now officially open

A warrior for Wisdom: talking with Wanosts’a7 Lorna Williams, Part 1

When Mt Currie’s Xetólacw Community School was created in 1972, it was only the second Band-run school in all of Canada. Starting a school was literally a groundbreaking move for a First Nations community. Lorna Williams was one of a handful of community members, many of them parents with small children, many of them survivors of … Continue reading A warrior for Wisdom: talking with Wanosts’a7 Lorna Williams, Part 1

Lil’wat Nation hosts Pow-Wow May 29-31 “Celebrating our Youth”

Celebrating Our Youth Pow-wow May 19, 20 & 21, 2018 Hosted By Líl̓wat Nation MC -> Jim Edgar Arena Director -> Everette White Host Drum -> 379 Grand Entry Daily 1 p.m. Location: Lillooet Lake Rodeo Grounds, Mount Currie BC For information please contact Elizabeth Dan at 604-894-6550 Or email Elizabeth-Andrew@hotmail.com The Líl̓wat Nation Pow-wow … Continue reading Lil’wat Nation hosts Pow-Wow May 29-31 “Celebrating our Youth”

Shout out to the volunteers for cleaning up the illegal dump zone at Green River FSR

via the SLRD's Zero Waste team Huge kudos to the Pemberton Wildlife Association, the SLRD - Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Lil'wat First Nation (who donated an excavator and operator) and the 17 amazing volunteers who came out to help clean up a long standing illegal dump site along the Green River in the Village of Pemberton. … Continue reading Shout out to the volunteers for cleaning up the illegal dump zone at Green River FSR

Seasonal observations: It’s spring and love is in the air

My favourite correspondent, John Tschopp, has broken away from his usual orthithological themed observations to share this one, for our collective phenology journal. Phenology, derived from the Greek word phaino, meaning "to show or appear," is literally "the science of appearance." It is a segment of ecology focused on the study of periodic plant and animal lifecycle … Continue reading Seasonal observations: It’s spring and love is in the air