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March 29, 2018 — Culinary arts dream comes true with Songhees Sam Charlie is eager to bring his passion for cooking to culinary arts training at the Songhees Wellness Centre. The 33-year-old is one of 24 Indigenous students who will be involved in a new project bringing together the Songhees Nation and Camosun College. Funding of $655,000 over two years for the project was announced...
March 21, 2018 — New direction signs being installed in downtown Victoria will feature both Lekwungen and English geographic names. The first of 11 large signs in Phase 1 of the plan was unveiled Wednesday next to Victoria’s Visitor Information Centre, accompanied by a blessing from Esquimalt Nation elder Mary Ann Thomas. Read more here.
March 5, 2018 — The Songhees Nation now has a gift shop in the Steamship Building and are offering canoe, boat & walking tours that explain the history of the area. The Songhees Wellness Centre also employs First Nations people and offers food services for events & convention. The centre is open to the public.
April 17, 2017 — Butch Dick of Victoria, B.C. has lead an inspiring life as a First Nation’s educator, activist, and artist. STORYHIVE supports compelling, original stories told by filmmakers from BC and Alberta by providing production funding, training and exposure to new audiences.
December 21, 2016 — Joan Morris is a Songhees elder who lived on Chatham Island (T’ches) until 1957 when the well went dry. She’s a Survivor of the Residential Schools and has been an advocate for Residential School Survivors and Indian Hospital Survivors. Joan shares her memories and takes us on a tour of Chatham island. This film was created as part of the...