The following materials may be of interest to teachers and students, to be considered as classroom and/or library acquisitions.
Sepass Poems Glossary
Spoken by Halq’eméylem speaker, Vivian Williams, Cheam First Nation, Rosedale, BC. Learn the right pronunciations for the Halq’eméylem words found in Sepass Poems.
Available as an audio CD, the words-by-poem follow the order of the Halq’eméylem words as they appear in each of the Sepass Poems. The student will hear the word four times during which they will repeat it twice.
Songs of Y-Ail-Mihth, the Ancient Singer
Sepass Poems in Oral Tradition – Without a written language these extraordinary “songs of the ancient singer” were recited to memory by the one trained to carry the culture of his people—Chief William K’HHalserten Sepass. The poems have now been recorded and the CD will be available to purchase soon. Read more
Amongst God's Own
Please feel free to download the lesson plans on residential schools. Lesson Plans:
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