Kalilah and her little sister Hali'dzox. Tonight, Kalilah played guitar and performed three original songs that she composed. The titles of her songs are Wild and Free, Chitappi, and Our Food is our Medicine. She is a true inspiration to all of us and has ...
Youth dancers at cultural performance in the Big House.
Dinner is served...thank you to all of the fabulous cooks!
Elder James Quattell from the Wei Wai Kum First Nation in Campbell River spoke about the need to revive traditional harvesting practices and traditional healing. "Let's do it! We can work together. It would be awesome to see more families gathering tog ...
Elder Susan Paquette spoke this afternoon, reflecting and offering wisdom for the next generation. "Sometimes the old ways are the best ways...we have to do our best to keep some things from our past in our present." ~ Elder Susan Paquette
Norine Messer (left) presented about the Uu-a-thluk Traditional Foods Toolkit and Cookbook. Uu-a-thluk means "taking care of" in Nuu-chah-nulth. Norine works with the Nashuk Youth Council in Port Alberni. Fiona Devereaux (centre) is a nutritionist and ...
APTN is here in Campbell River covering the conference. Thank you APTN!
Workshops took place this morning in the Big House. Participants learned about traditional medicine bath salts, soapberry spoon making, traditional medicines and storytelling.
We are all so thankful for the fabulous volunteers! Thank you!
Sandy is really excited to attend the conference again this year. In the background, Elise Krohn is presenting about the N.W. Indian College Traditional Foods and Medicines Programs.
Conference coordinator Laverne Henderson and MCs John Rampanen and Curtis Wilson launch the 2-day conference with 200 people in attendance.
The 2011 Organizing Committee is busy finalizing details and eager to meet all of you on Thursday morning in Campbell River! We will be updating our website with a live blog throughout the conference, and will post any important announcements here.