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Our Language, Our Culture  -  (7 min. 2018) Elders from both Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation share stories with the students of importance language. Language and culture are intertwined and the revitalization of our local languages is critical in allowing culture to thrive. Elders: Martina Pierre, Bucky Johns. Bob Baker, Produced by School District 48, Copyright Squamish Nation and School District...

Yalis Rising

Yalis Rising  - Celebrating the T’lisalagi’lakw School  –  29 min. 2019 Produced by ‘Namgis First Nation –  A film by Ed Carswell Conceived and built by the ‘Namgis First Nation, the T’lisalagi’lakw Elementary School holds the deep spirit of Alert Bay, BC.  The students learn traditional songs and dances in anticipation of a year-end Potlatch celebration. For the Elders, teachers, and community this event is a sign of Yalis (Alert Bay) Rising. With vivid west coast imagery, this film reveals one of  the best examples of cultural revitalization on the the Pacific...