qχeləc, nə́c̓əmat θəɬ kʷθə šxʷqʷeləwən
Many Voices, One Mind
Swayels te Sqaqele Li Kwe Satliq
"qwemches te sqaqele" ... and so begins the wonderful journey of this child's board book by Many Voices, One Mind. Swayel te Sqaqele Li Kwe Satl'q is an example of how much fun learning a language and a culture can be.
Our Network believes that using two word sentences to encourage language can be fun for families and children alike. As well as drawing on stunning colour photography to portray the storyline, all families will treasure this fantastic approach to discovering the Halq'emeylem Language, Nlaka'Pamuz Language and Sto:lo culture.
About The Author
Tracey Bonshor is a graduate of the Early Childhood Education [ECE] Diploma Program at British Columbia's University of the Fraser Valley. She uses her ECE education at the Parents and Tots Program in Seabird Island and Shxw'owhamel First Nations. As well, her art is featured in eleven children's picture books. Tracey lives with her cat Jack in Harrison Hot Springs, British Colombia.
Please visit our YouTube MVOM Channel or scroll down to hear this book being read in local Indigenous languages.
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Translated and read by Dorothy Philips - Boothroyd/Lytton Territory
Baby's Day Out - Hul'qumin'um' Language
Translated and read by Amy Victor - Originally from Cowichan Territory but lives in Cheam
Baby's Day Out- Hun'qumi'num' Language
Translated and read by Fern Gabriel - Kwantlen First Nation
Baby's Day Out- Halq'emeylem Language
Translated and read by Vivian Williams - Cheam First Nation