Unceded Stories

Listen in for storytelling from UNCEDED – the SLCC’s feature exhibition showcasing environmental photographs of Nation members and their presence and connection to the land. Hear Shixm’el’texw Jeremy West connect with SLCC Cultural Ambassadors, reflecting on their perspective, involvement, and conversations surrounding the work. Experience the exhibition – UNCEDED: A Photographic Journey into Belonging at the SLCC until October 8th, 2023.

Jeremy West

Shixm’el’texw Jeremy West – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, is a Cultural Ambassador, Assistant Curator and Sound Engineer and he was inspired to connect with his fellow Ambassadors.

SLCC Bill Ritchie

Nstinemqen William (Bill) Ritchie – Líl̓wat7úl, speaks about the photograph “My Family Lived on this Shore” at Ncwícwilten (Green Lake), flying to Black Tusk, and what Unceded means to him.

Jay Natrell

Swisk Jay Natrell – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, speaks about “I Have Been Here Before” and “My Body Remembers this Place”.

T'ec Georgina Dan

T’ec Georgina Dan – Líl̓wat7úl, speaks about “My Body Remembers this Place” and “My Ancestors Picked Berries Here”.

SLCC Luna Mckay-Bruce Unceded Exhibition

Shixm’el’texw Jeremy West – Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, speaks about Luna in “Family in my eyes, Ancestors in my heart”.