Voices and video

Nolan Thomas, Max Henry Jr., Max Henry Sr. and the Ocean Spirit Family talk about carrying on the tradition and culture of paddling.


Lekwungen Knowledge Keeper Clarence "Butch" Dick Yux'wey'lupton and Royal Roads University Director of Indigenous Engagement Asma-na-hi Antoine talk about the origins and growth of the canoe landing protocol and challenge.

Cultural Director of the Métis Nation of Greater Victoria Jo-Ina Young takes us on a historical tour of a Métis trappers tent.


Scia'new Elder Henry Chips and Raymond (Rick) Peter Sit-a-luk (Khowutzun) are Role Models for Sooke School District 62. They share a few sacred uses of the Cedar tree to Indigenous Peoples of the West Coast.

Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Murray Rankin sends National Indigenous Peoples Day greetings.