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Universities and the Gift of Cedar

At our Indigenizing the Academy Gathering,  four western red cedars were donated by Brian Minter. They are planted in the North, South, East, or West. Each Universitypresent at the Gathering will choose a tree and attach its name to a tree and its corresponding direction. The Cedars represent the beginning of the work that is being done at our […]

Siwes image by Jonny Williams

S’i:wes by Jonny Williams

S‘i:wes The man and woman are in a circle to represent the circle of life: the left hands are open to represent receiving, and right hands are open in down positions to represent giving.  Their heads are down representing humbleness to each other.  The cedar hats and cedar clothing represents Stó:lō culture and signifies the […]