This invitation is an opportunity to learn through the deeply felt words of a W̱SÁNEĆ steward, researcher, teacher and grandmother.
Her conversations offer an insight into land stewardship, the critical need for environmental restoration, teaching youth about conservation, and being reminded of the multi-valued interconnected ecosystem.
Enjoy the surprise appearance from friends and the young ones who were very excited to contribute (and scroll down to explore some more gifts!).
Acknowledging the joint lands of W̱SÁNEĆ and lək̓ʷəŋən peoples where this conversation took place, SELEKTEȽ (Goldstream) part of the Garry Oak Ecosystem.
Aspart of Sierra Club BC’s commitment, this video conversation strives to model our journey to better recognize, understand and uphold Indigenous law and jurisdiction. For our full reflection of our accountability, please read Balancing the Canoe and our strategic plan Growing Into Balance.
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As we spend time in the SENĆOŦEN WEXES-moon of the frogwe see again the wonders of nature repeating her amazing process, warming up those hibernating to wake from their winter sleep. Frog ‘the messenger’ speaks of the sacred season of plenty returning to the world, spring. Similarly, these gifts through Sierra Club BC are offered for all to learn more about the precious Garry Oak Ecosystem. We invite your deep reflection on how we can reawaken our collective awareness about this endangered ecosystem and the family that are intertwined with it. Explore: