Community - Adults and Children

qχeləc,  nə́c̓əmat  θəɬ  kʷθə  šxʷqʷeləwən

Many Voices, One Mind

Eugene Harry 

Traditional Name:   Xi Quelem

Birth Place:  Duncan, BC. (Eugene came into the world feet-first, weighing 2 lbs 14 oz.)

Indigenous Community:   born Cowichan, raised Malahata  

Residential School Attended:  Kuper Island Residential School

Family:   Married with 7 children, 15 grandchildren, and 17 great grandchildren

Memorable Childhood Experience:  Grandfather speaking to crows, a pet deer, and a pet seal.

Hobbies:  Paddling, knitting, beading, needlepoint, weaving

Words of Wisdom: 

"Spirituality and Ceremony need to be brought back."

"Celebration of Life should be when a child is born, not when a person passes away."

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