Welcome to Snuhwulh

Welcome on board our canoe! Our website is designed for people who would like to improve their Hul’q’umi’num’ language skills while learning about the language as it goes along with canoe culture. Whether you are a coach, a canoe puller, a fan, or even a complete stranger to our Coast Salish territory, we hope you will find something here that will interest and inform you. Please enter with respect and appreciation for the knowledge of our Elders that is shared here. We look forward to taking this journey with you!

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Featured Phrase

nanulh ‘uw’ tl’i’st-hwus tthuw’ t’at mustimuhw tthu snuhwulh.
Canoes were very important to people of times past.

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Language in action – ha’kuwsh tthun’ sqwal

Stories – sxwi’em’ ’i’ tthu syuth

Heritage teachings – syuw’a’numa’

A Replica Dug-out Canoe

Paul Wyse-Seward (C’uqw’nustun) introduces his project of making a small dug-out canoe. He discusses snuw’uyulh taught to him by his grandfather Bill Seward.