Indigenous Relations and Programs

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Welcome

 

Okâch Tin Um – Come on in, there is lots of room (Stoney Nakoda)

 

Oki Kitsikiksimasim – Hello, glad to see you (Blackfoot)

 

kuniya ha – Welcome, come in (Tsuu T’ina Dene)

 

Ki’su’k kyukyit – Hello, Good Day (Ktunaxa)

 

Weyt-kp xwexwéytep – Hello (to many) (Secwépemc)

 

Tatawâw – Welcome (Cree)

 

Tawshi – Hello (Métis)

Translations generously provided by:
Lloyd Wesley and Sykes Powderface (Stoney Nakoda)
Maxine Weaselfat (Blackfoot)
Former Chief Lee Crowchild (Tsuut’ina, Dene)
Former Chief Sophie Pierre (Ktunaxa)
Chief Rosanne Casimir of Ttes (Secwépemc)
Jo-Ann Saddleback (Cree)
Elder Edmee Comstock (Métis)

Welcome Message is in 7 Indigenous languages, which is from those that have traditionally frequented the area historically to today, including the Stoney Nakoda, Blackfoot, Tsuut’ina, Ktunaxa, Shuswap, Cree and Metis.

Resources

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Events and Programs

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Workshops

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Public Art

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Recognizing Relations

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Are you interested in being part of the Indigenous programs as an Elder, Knowledge Keeper, Instructor or Participant? Contact dsaundersdahl (at) whyte.org to find out more information

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