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Photo Gallery | People Mapping: Visualizing Sense of Place for Decision Making

Barbara Dovarch . . . . . . . . . . . This photo gallery is an extension of: “People Mapping: Visualizing Sense of Place for Decision Making” by Barbara Dovarch << Previous  |  Next >>

Linking Language and the Land | How Words, Stories, and Ceremonies Can Inform Discussion around Decision Making for the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw Peoples and Ceremonies

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by Andrea Lyall . . Kwak̓wala is the Indigenous language of the Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw on the mid-coast of present-day British Columbia. It expresses a connection to the land through words, stories, and ceremonies, which describe the patterns of the seasons, traditional use, important places, and cultural and spiritual values. When I was young, I remember walking in