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

The work is complete: Ashley Gelpcal Joseph’s entry doors for the Ts’zil Learning Centre

Thanks to Murphy Construction for documenting this process and allowing us to share it here. As friends commented, this work is a gift to future generations. To glimpse back at the earlier form of the doors, see the original sketch, and the work at the half-way point.   As Ashley Gélpcal Joseph completed his carvings on the … Continue reading The work is complete: Ashley Gelpcal Joseph’s entry doors for the Ts’zil Learning Centre

Progress on the istken at the Ts’zil Learning Centre: a few photos to blow your mind

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

Lil’wat secures $7.21 million commitment from Canada to build a new Ts’zil Learning Centre

A new  Ts̓zil Learning Centre is on the way thanks to a $7.21 million investment from the federal government. The new facility will provide increased post-secondary, training and academic upgrading opportunities for Líl̓wat and other communities in the area. Here’s the press release sent out from the federal government Tuesday, December 13, 2016, posted to … Continue reading Lil’wat secures $7.21 million commitment from Canada to build a new Ts’zil Learning Centre