The Vancouver Sun visits William’s workshop at Hillcrest

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On the second floor of Hillcrest community centre, William Wasden Jr. meets a group of women and men every Tuesday to teach them how to sing traditional indigenous songs.

What’s challenging for everyone is that he’s teaching them to sing in Kwak’wala, the language spoken by the Kwakwaka’wakw of Alert Bay and northern Vancouver Island.

Read the full article here:

http://www.vancouversun.com/Kwakwaka+wakw+songs+preserve+ancient+traditions/9777668/story.html

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