|Trees and Technology: BC’s First Story Trail
Abby Koning, BC Parks
On June 7th, British Columbia’s first Story Trail was launched at Tsútswecw Park, celebrating the Secwépemc language and culture. The new Story Trail brings Indigenous language, history, and culture to park visitors through an innovative interactive and educational experience.
TsútsTrees and Technology: BC’s First Story Trailwecw Park (formerly Roderick Haig-Brown Park) is located in traditional Secwépemc territory and was renamed last year as part of BC Parks’ reconciliation efforts with Indigenous peoples. The Secwepemc name Tsútswecw (pronounced choo-chwek), meaning ‘many rivers’, was chosen to reflect ancestral connections.
The Story Trail project was led by BC Parks and the BC Parks Foundation. Secwépemc language students from Chase Secondary School, with guidance from teacher Ivy Chelsea, provided their research and their voices for audio recordings along the trail.
…..read the whole story on the front page of this issue of the Kicker
In other news….
- Canada Day on the Shuswap pg. 10
- Mudslides Close Road between St. Ives and Seymour Arm pg. 17
- Bristow Park Delayed in Permit Stage pg. 19
- Injunction Denied to Stop Biosolids to Turtle Valley pg. 23
Calendar of Events North Shuswap
- Canada Day and weekend on the Shuswap pg. 10
- Friday Night live starts June 28, pg. 34
- Anglemont fire Dept Open house – July 13, pg. 22
- ALS Fundraiser Dance Barney Bischoff July 27, pg. 21
- ……Read details and more calendar of events on page 74
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