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October 2020

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do): Fall Harvest and Feasting

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

*Virtual Workshop* Participants will explore how various First Nations give thanks through gatherings, ceremonies and feasting. Particular attention will be paid to local syilx (Okanagan) practices. This online workshop will include the origins of Thanksgiving, agricultural practices of First Nations, the Four Food Chiefs, and…

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syilx/Okanagan Traditional Plant Use Walking Tour

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 17,2020 at 10:00 am

Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 1Z8 Canada

Stroll from the Laurel Packinghouse to the Rotary Marsh with syilx knowledge carriers as they teach about traditional plant use in the Okanagan. This two hour tour will include a hands-on tule-mat activity. Masks are required for this tour. By donationFor more information, please contact:…

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November 2020

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do): Living the Seasons

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

*Virtual Workshop* An online presentation of the 13 month calendar, focusing on activities related to each season. Storytelling, demonstrations, and discussion will deepen your understanding of the syilx calendar and the connection of the people and the land. By donationFor more information, please contact: Jen…

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December 2020

na’ʔk’ʷulamən (what we do): Wild Tea Blends

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

*Virtual Workshop* Learn about the characteristics and properties of some of the wild local plants, used by syilx knowledge carriers and families since time immemorial. Pick up your pack of wild and cultivated ingredients from the museum before the workshop, to make your own tea…

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