Breaking News: Carbon dating establishes Lil’wat settlement to be 5500 years old

I read two incredible longform articles this year that both referenced the renewed appreciation scientists have for the oral stories for First Nations - the way those long-ago stories are checking out in the geological record, providing clues and adding evidence to theories about massive events that we don't have computer records of. Check them … Continue reading Breaking News: Carbon dating establishes Lil’wat settlement to be 5500 years old

Reconciliation in stop motion

Students from Xit’olacw Community School and Pemberton Secondary School participated in a day long workshop on November 21, utilizing the games and exercises of Theatre for Living to explore what reconciliation means. Me personally? Stage-shy. So I can't think of anything more vulnerable than playing improv theatre games. Doing that on highly-charged topics like reconciliation - wow. Hats off to … Continue reading Reconciliation in stop motion

Walking the Territory with Johnny Jones: Lil’wat Hunting Blind

  Well, there's snow up in the hills now, but hunting season is still fresh in the memories of those who attempt a self-sufficient lifestyle. Johnny Jones, Lil’wat Cultural Technician, shared this photo one of 5 hunting blinds up by below Goat Mountain and Tenquille Mountain. It is a old time hunting ground of the … Continue reading Walking the Territory with Johnny Jones: Lil’wat Hunting Blind