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Two weeks ago, social distancing (now 'physical distancing', because we need to socially support one another by phone, FaceTime, and other social platforms) wasn't a term many (if any) of us were familiar with, and now our close-knit SLCC Family is coping with the reality...

The First Nations Winter Feast provides a snap shot of Canada’s First Peoples. Guests often arrive eager to see Ambassadors in regalia, hear drumming, and taste cuisine that is authentically Indigenous. We also realize that guests are somewhat unsure of what to expect, though they are keen to learn...

We’ve been working on new regalia this past year and are really excited to show off our progress! The pieces still require finishing touches, however, still beautiful and you can see the craftsmanship in the garments....

Placed next to the Peak to Peak Gondola on Whistler Mountain, the Salish Welcome Figure welcomes you to the shared territory of the Sk̲wxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and the Líl̓wat7ul (Lil’wat Nation). In 2010, the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation presented the yellow cedar tree (harvested from the...

SALISH WOOL WEAVING WORKSHOP Learn the traditional techniques of Salish Wool Weaving! Wool Weaving is an integral part of the rich cultural history of the Coastal Nations and historically involved gathering, spinning and weaving mountain goat wool. Blankets and headbands are worn for protection of...

January 16, 2016 in Whistler, Facilitated by Squamish Nation's Chief Janice George The land, our Mother, provides for us.  We have collaborated with our Mother since the beginning of our time, she has provided what we need, and we have taken care of her.  I will talk...

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