Ta na wa Ns7éyx̱nitm ta Snew̓íyelh
Language & Cultural Affairs
Language & Culture Resources
This page is intended for sharing language and culture resources with Members. This includes Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim (Squamish language), history, culture, and traditional knowledge. The resources include online learning opportunities and tools, such as viewing recordings of past sessions or events.
We will continue to add more resources to this page as they become available.
Tel̓tel̓númut Cht is delivered in a virtual webinar format and features a guest presentation on a specialized Sḵwx̱wú7mesh subject. After the formal presentation portion, the session ends with time for questions and answers and a chance for participants to win door prizes.
Ta wa níchim sḵexwts (Talking Dictionary) features words recorded in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim (Squamish Language) with up to three different voices: Elder, community member, and teacher. Sentences using each word were also recorded so you can hear them in context.
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale
We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.
Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed
As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.
New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw
Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.