Stó:lō Ethnohistory Field School

This past spring I participated in the Stó:lō ethnohistory field school, run by Stó:lō Nation, USask, and UVic. It was hugely enriching, both personally and professionally – I met a lot of amazing people, read some great history, and worked collaboratively with others to prepare my own report, the biography of a canoe carved by Cheif William Sepass (KHHalserten) in 1915.

Here are a few photos!

The Sepass shovel-nosed canoe, hanging in the rafters at Xa:ytem Longhouse and Interpretive Centre.

Keith explaining the history and landscape of the Fraser River.

Sonny McHalsie (Naxaxalhts’i) and students during the Halq’eméylem place names tour.

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