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Seasons of Growth

Seasons of Growth

At Nawalakw, we celebrate the seasons of growth on this beautiful journey together. We continue to build our fluency through bak̕wa̱mk̓ala programs and we are proud of our language team who have been on their journey together through the University of Victoria’s...

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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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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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