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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...

On Friday, March 20, the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre welcomes Whistler locals, visitors, and school groups to view a short documentary film that provides a glimpse into the lives of the 300 indigenous youth from across Canada that took part in the opening ceremonies for...

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...

Each year a large contingency of Ambassadors from the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre attend Hoobiyee, the Nisga’a New Year celebration at the PNE Forum. The team attend with family and friends, proudly joining their respective nations to share their distinct cultures through song and dance....

Curated by Mixhaltsa7 Alison Pascal, Lil’wat Nation, AMBASSADORS is the first exhibit of its kind at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. At first glance, stunning environmental portraits of Cultural Ambassadors who worked at the SLCC during the winter 2018.19 season fill Gallery 3. A handful...

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...

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