Cultural Program

The Cultural Department is guided by the Elder’s Committee which in turn passes its recommendations to the Education Committee. The program produces all language material that is for sale to Cowichan Tribes as well as anyone interested in our resources.

Projects underway include:

  • Elder’s Snuw'uy'ulh with Quw’utsun Huyiixwule’ and Yuthuy’thut every Tuesday morning.
  • Qwi’qwal (Speaker’s class) every Monday night.
  • Family Language Class every Thursday night.

Qwi'qwal Language Class Application form

Family Language Class Application form

The following Books/Videos are for sale at the Quw'utsun Syuw'entst building:

  • Beginning Hul'q'umi'num Revised (Plus CD) 
  • Sara's Sunflower (Plus CD) 
  • Those Who Fell From The Sky (History Book) 
  • Longhouse Kitchens (Cookbook) 
  • Wisdom Of The River (Video) 
  • Quw'utsun Alphabet (Poster) 
  • Quw'utsun Teachings (Poster)
  • Large/Small Category Dictionary (Book)
  • Alphabet Flashcards
  • Animals/Birds/Insects
  • Human Body Parts (Poster)
  • Salmon Chart (Poster)
  • Colours
  • Number Flash Cards

To Purchase Language and Culture resources contact: Irma Jim

5744 Allenby Road
Duncan, BC V9L 5J1

Ph: 250.715.1022
Toll Free: 877.715.1022
Fax: 250.715.1023

Did you know . . .

“Culture” consists of a variety of features which define the Cowichan way of life:
 
Language
(oral and written)
History
Spiritual Beliefs
Ceremonies
Housing
Food
Clothing
Dance
Music
Arts and Crafts
Family Groups
Traditions
Values
EducationSports
Games
Transportation
Vocations
Environment
Traditional
Gender Roles