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Nawalakw Youth Documentary

Last week we celebrated our youth! We had students from Carleton University join us in presenting the documentary they created in collaboration with our Nawalakw youth to the community. Jessica Mountain, Giselle Alfred, Brennan Sawyer, and Lucy Whonnock worked...

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Nawalakw Youth Documentary

Nawalakw Youth Documentary

Last week we celebrated our youth! We had students from Carleton University join us in presenting the documentary they created in collaboration with our Nawalakw youth to the community. Jessica Mountain, Giselle Alfred, Brennan Sawyer, and Lucy Whonnock worked...

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Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

“Expect the unexpected. Hope for the best, and plan for the worst.” My dad said these words to me often, amongst many other weird dad-isms forever burned in my memory. And as I grow older, I’ll sheepishly admit that maybe there was a lot of wisdom in those words....

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Soap for Hope

Soap for Hope

“Keep your chin up and your nose clean, kid.” - Manhattan Melodrama (1934) According to a recent media report, in 2019 a B.C. non-profit donated a million hygiene products to people in need. In 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, they hit a million in a...

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Good Work!

Good Work!

With the heartfelt commitment of everyone on our incredible team, we‘re turning the Nawalakw vision into reality. We take great pride in the local employment we provide to Indigenous youth and community members. Working with Nawalakw has provided some members of our...

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Project Milestones

Project Milestones

APRIL 2019 Feasiblility, Business Plan Complete SEPT 2019 PHASE 1 Funding Secured JUNE 2020 Site Construction Begins: Docks Outbuildings, Solar, Water APRIL 2021 PHASE 1 Construction, Program Development, Staff Training Complete MAY 2021 Cultural Programming Begins,...

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Nawalakw Origin

Nawalakw Origin

Nawalakw (translated as ‘Supernatural’) is a social venture located in the heart of Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis Territory (more commonly known as the Great Bear Rainforest) in British Columbia. It offers us the ability to choose the road of sustainable economic...

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Gilakas’la – Gifts

Gilakas’la – Gifts

Gilakas’la During this festive season when people often exchange gifts, we are so grateful for the gifts we have received from our many friends, collaborators, allies and supporters. We are deeply grateful for the local and global partners we have met on this journey...

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