Monthly Archives: May 2014

Hands At Work

Sewing together or alone is healthy for the soul. Here are some participants at Hillcrest working on the button blankets. Advertisements

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Sisiyutł Double-Headed Serpent Song

This supernatural being appears in our territories, there are other tribes up and down the coast that have the same being in their culture. It represents the choices that we have in life, there is always the balance between good … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Song

The Thunderbird to our people represents the ruler and the protector of the heavens and the controller of the weather. When a thunderbird flaps its wings the thunder rolls, when it blinks its eyes the lightning strikes, if it ruffles … Continue reading

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Many Hands Make Light Work!

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Button Blankets at UBC Learning Exchange Coming Along Well

We had a great session yesterday at UBC Learning Exchange. The group’s singing sounded great and we breezed through the 10 songs. The button blankets are progressing well also, here are some photos of Theresa and William planning the final … Continue reading

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The Story behind our First Song – Chant of Wax̱a̱widi

The Great Copper Named Causing Destitution   After the Great Flood, a Thunderbird named Thunder Maker came down from heaven and landed at Thunderbird Place along the Nimpkish River. He was sent down by the Great Creator to help the … Continue reading

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