Heritage teachings – syuw’a’numa’

The best way of learning authentic Hul’q’umi’num’ is by listening to the words of the Elders and taking them to heart.

s’ul-hweena’lh snuw’uyulh     Elders’ cultural knowledge

Bill Seward: Snuw’uyulh

Our Elder Bill Seward — C’uqw’nustun — shared his cultural teachings about the importance of spiritual preparation. Snuw’uyulh Cultural Teachings ...
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lhhwelu ’ula’ulh ’u thu snin’hwulh – Three people aboard a little canoe

Hul’q’umi’num’ sxwi’em’: lhhwelu ’ula’ulh ’u thu snin’hwulh (Three people aboard a little canoe) Ruby Peter describes a photograph from the ...
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A Replica Dug-out Canoe

Snuneymuxw First Nation canoe builder Paul Wyse-Seward (C'uqw'nustun) introduces his project of making a small dug-out canoe. He discusses snuw'uyulh taught ...
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