We would like to acknowledge the traditional territory of the Coast Salish People; specifically T’Sou-ke Nation on which the school is built. We also acknowledge the other Nations that SD62 works with; Sc’ianew Beecher Bay and Pacheedhat Nuu-chah-nulth to the West. We thank these nations for sharing this beautiful land its resources.
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People spent more time on and around the water. During the moon the Elder women knew how to take their baskets to the beach and gather bullheads from under the rocks. The women would pole sticks under the rocks and big bullheads would say “SKA”, which is their name. The bullhead was deemed a great delicacy. This was also a great time for harvesting seaweed LEKES). The halibut fishery ended because the halibut spawned during this moon. The grouse hatched and the larger/older grouse could easily be snared in the woods. https://www.racerocks.ca/the-13-moons-of-the-wsanec/
The Self Identification consent is online at https://consent.sd62.bc.ca/ or you can print a paper copy (below):