"Sacred Cedar: The Cultural and Archaeological Significance of Culturally Modified Trees" is a report of the Pacific Salmon Forests Project and the David Suzuki Foundation, written by Arnoud H. Stryd and Vicki Feddema. It explains that First Nations have utilized cedar for at least 3,000 years. Wood- and bark-working tools found in archaeological sites helped discover this. The following video features the CMT that lays in Anacla … Continue reading Learn more about Culturally Modified Trees through this video!
The W’SANEC Carving Project started about one year ago. Its main goal is to provide a more culturally safe environment at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital for people from its four Nations. Unfortunately, the hospital lacks of features that reflect the First Nations culture or honour the traditional territory in which the facility is built on. … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht blessed logs for the W’SANEC Carving Project