Community - Adults and Children

qχeləc,  nə́c̓əmat  θəɬ  kʷθə  šxʷqʷeləwən

Many Voices, One Mind

Yvonne Tumangday 

Traditional Name:   Kaxte'

Birth Place:   Mission, BC

Indigenous Community:   Skowkale  

Family:   Married with 3 children and 8 grandchildren

Memorable Childhood Experience:  "When I was a little girl my dad would come home and give me his hard hat and I would smell it. I would embrace his work. My dad would save food from his lunch kit; even though he was going to work, he would think of us."

Hobbies:  Gathering and learning about herbal medicines, watching canoe races, gatherings, my family, big drum pow wow, camping, knitting, crochet, sewing

Words of Wisdom: 

"Know that our Elders used to say that the best thing we can do is sit down and share a meal. We used to have time for that, but it's different now. The world is going too fast."