Dakelh Language and Culture for Beginners (Part 2 - focus on Culture)

Focus on Dakelh culture -- builds on the morning workshop this time emphasizing:

- lived experiences of Lheidli T'enneh

- historical and contemporary knowledge of Lheidli & Dakelh cultural practices

- resources related to Dakelh and Lheidli history and culture

Participants are welcom to register for the morning or afternoon session or both.

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1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

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  • School District #57
    Jennifer Pighin

    Jennifer is a member of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation with Witsuwit’un, French and Italian ancestry and part of the Git'umden (Bear Clan). Jennifer is currently employed as Vice-Principal of Language and Culture within School District 57 Indigenous Education Department. As a Dakelh language learner she has worked closely with local Elders to develop curriculum and resources to help teach the Dakelh language. 


  • Edie Frederick

    Edith Frederick is a Lheidli T'enneh Elder and Knowledge Holder, mentor and cultural advisor. She is a semi-fluent speaker of Dakelh in the Lheidli T'enneh dialect.