The Kwakwaka’wakw, Nuu-chah-nulth, and Coast Salish bands of First Nations have inhabited what is today Vancouver Island for thousands of years. How can we learn from the heritage and wisdom of these resilient cultures, and become allies for reconciliation? And how do we memorialize the past in these complex circumstances? And whose responsibility is it to do so?
Lenses of Inquiry
Places and ActivitiesThis program is flexible, and can be offered in 5 or 7 day itineraries.
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