Upcoming Events

Kairos Blanket Exercise This participatory workshop helps participants to understand how colonization of the land we now know as British Columbia and Canada has impacted the people who lived here long before settlers arrived. Through this exercise you will explore the...

xets’emits’a Candace Campo

The Owner/Operator of Talaysay Tours, Candace Campo is the shishalh artist who designed the beautifully inclusive syiyaya logo. Candace, who’s ancestral name is xets’emits’a (to always be there), is a shíshálh member born and raised on the Sunshine Coast.  Today,...

Ɂantuni Tony Paul

In loving memory of our beloved Cindy & Tony Ɂantuni Tony Paul was an authentic shishalh Nation carver who has practised his art form from the young age of 16 years. A descendent of master carver and canoe builder Anthony Hurst, Tony was deeply recognized by his...

Shain Jackson

Shain Niniwum Selápem Jackson is Coast Salish from the community of Sechelt. He is a lawyer who has represented the interests of Indigenous communities and organizations throughout British Columbia in relation to a broad array of issues. After years devoted to the...

Shy Watters

Shy Watters is a member of shishalh Nation who also has Sḵwx̱ wú7mesh (Squamish), Tla’amin, and Kwakwaka’wakw ancestry. Her intricate and beautiful designs integrate the unique patterns of her rich cultural background into her work. Her preferred medium is cedar. Shy...

Raquel Joe

ch’elkwilwet Raquel Joe, Weaver, Curator and Singer ch’elkwilw has been weaving for 10 years. Her Ɂalish kwayimin taught her how to weave the basic tunic which she loved it as soon as she touched the wool and has been weaving ever since. She has created numerous...

We honour with deep gratitude that syiyaya’s logo was designed by shishalh artist Candace Campo.

The syiyaya Reconciliation Movement is honoured to be welcomed on the traditional and unceded swiya (homeland) of the shishalh people.
We endeavour to respond to this welcome with deep humility, gratitude and respect.

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