DPAC Parent Education Session – Where Paths Meet

Comox Valley Schools

District Parent Advisory Council

Sharing Cultural Perspectives:

Where Paths Meet

A Special Presentation with

Hereditary Chief Wedlidi Speck and Dr. Jesse Morin

The Tribes of the Pentlatch Territory

Looking at the history of the territory beginning with the Pentlatch, E’iksan and K’ómoks Peoples, this presentation will provide an historical overview, the cultural landscape, and a contemporary profile of the three cultural groups, offering a greater understanding of the diversity and the complexity of the cultures that we live with today.

Cultural Topography of Traditional Indigenous Land Use

at Pentlatch (the Comox Valley)

This presentation will highlight and discuss traditional cultural uses of various locations of the Comox Valley. Use of specific places by ancestral peoples will be discussed to illustrate a range of traditional K’ómoks/Pentlatch cultural practices, from subsistence to ritual. The goal of this presentation is to leave attendees with a greater appreciation of the cultural significance of various locations in the Comox Valley.

 

 

Date

Feb 16 2023

Time

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

GP Vanier Secondary School
Auditorium