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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...

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre symbol represents two Nations (Squamish + Lil'wat Nation) on a shared journey. The red color of the logo represents a traditional paint made form a natural source used in art, healing and spirituality. The stepped geometric pattern is found on many...

Standing proudly, overlooking the Great Hall, the traditional carvings represent the families of our Nations.  They all have different functions and stories attached to them. The miniature house post stands overlooking both the Gift Shop & Gallery and the Great Hall which is designed after the...

During mythological times Siy’ám’ Smánit (The Stawamus Chief, in Squamish BC) was a longhouse. A Tl’a7áshen-Feast was held inside with all of the animal people as guests. Xaays-Transformer Brothers immortalized this event by turning both the guests and the longhouse into stone. The longhouse is still visible...

June 15, 2015 Whistler’s SLCC Celebrates National Aboriginal Day With Traditional Crafts, Free Admission For Kids Whistler - Whistler’s First Nations headquarters Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre has announced plans to celebrate National Aboriginal Day (NAD) with traditional arts and crafts, bannock tasters and free admission for children under the age...

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