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Place Name Website Launched

Launched Kwi Awt Stelmexw proudly launched the www.OhThePlacesYouShouldKnow.com on December 21st, 2016. OhThePlacesYouShouldKnow.com is a digital Squamish language names for places around Vancouver and beyond. Place Name Recognition OhThePlacesYouShouldKnow.com curator Khelsilem talked about his reason for wanting to make this map saying, Place name recognition is an entry point to reconciliation and repatriation. There’s the type […]

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Our ‘Startup’ Non-Profit

Thank you for visiting our newly launched site. You may also find out on twitter or facebook or instagram! Our organization was started with a dream. Vancouver has been declared as being on “unceded Coast Salish territory”. The Indian Residential School policy has been declare cultural genocide. And yet the work to rebuild our Indigenous […]