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Category: G̱ilakas’la | Thank You
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....

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...

Gearing up with Gratitude

Gearing up with Gratitude

We have been so blessed by the loving people and generous companies that have come alongside us to support our vision and our work revitalizing the Kwak'wala language and culture.  Through language and cultural programming, Nawalakw is committed to being a place of...

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...

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...

Gila’kasla

Gila’kasla

Thank you to our incredible community of friends and supporters, who have committed their time, talent, and funds to the Nawalakw Culture Project. The Hereditary Chiefs of the Musgamakw Current and former Elected Chief and Council of the Kwikwasut’inuxw Haxwa’mis...