One of the classic questions in the Pique's Best of Pemberton survey (now underway) has been "where do you get the best view of Mt Currie?" I suspect they took the question out because everybody said, "from my living room" - the truth is, there isn't a bad view of Mt Currie, and that's one … Continue reading Behind the Name: Mt Currie
The Lil’wat World of Charlie Mack by Dorothy Kennedy and Randy Bouchard is a must read for anyone living in the Pemberton Valley. For me it’s in the same category as Pemberton: History of a Settlement by Frances Decker, Margaret Fougberg, and Mary Ronayne. These books can really fill in your perspective and appreciation for … Continue reading Book Review: The Lil’wat World of Charlie Mack
This week, we meet photographer Simon Bedford and explore his passion for documenting local faces through portraits of members of the Lil'wat Nation.Who are you?My name is Simon Bedford, and I came to Pemberton 8 years ago with my family after a lifetime working as a photographer and tv cameraman in London. When I arrived … Continue reading Work in Progress: Simon Bedford
Lil'wat Councillor and Fisheries Manager, Maxine Joseph-Bruce spends a lot of time on the river, but last week, she spent time in the river. She'll share her updates of the salmon count and other stewardship and fisheries work the Lil'wat Nation is doing with us throughout the summer and fall. Here's the first. Ama sqit … Continue reading River Watch with Maxine Bruce
Today kicks off Bike to Work Week, so we wanted to share this awesome video of some local riders.
Last month, Lil'wat Cultural Technician, Johnny Jones, told us the story behind a photo of a 7000 year old leafpoint found in Lil'wat territory by a burial ground. This week, we asked him to tell us the story behind this petroglyph, one of Pemberton's most famous (at least, for all the pregnant women who've made … Continue reading Inside the Territory: Walking the Land with Johnny Jones