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Tea & Tales Aug8 Video

Tea & Tales Aug 8th: Walking Lil'wat Traditional Territory Video

Johnny is a Cultural Technician with the Lands and Resources Department and has spent his life walking and studying Lil'wat traditional territory.  His traditional name means “weather changer” and he has spent his life promoting traditional knowledge and the stories about the land that sustains Lil’wat Nation.  The land and the people are one.

Johnny has contributed greatly to our understanding of Lil’wat Traditional Territory and often travels to conferences and gatherings to share his knowledge.  He works with archaeologists, ethnographers and high school and university students to share his knowledge and to broden our understanding of Lil’wat territory.