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Updated: Jul 20, 2020

Article from the Pique News Magazine in Whistler, BC. written by Alyssa Noel


https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/cover-stories/the-drive-to-preserve-the-lilwat-language-2533973




I'm beyond grateful for all the opportunities that have come my way since working with the nation. I woke up this morning to find out that our new venture has made it on the cover of The Pique Newsmagazine! After a not so humble victory dance it got me thinking... Why am I doing this? Why is it so important to want to make a difference?


The part I enjoy the most is empowering communities through mentorship. I love to watch the staff I work with learn new skills but take pride in their own culture. To see the beauty in what their traditions, language and songs represent and take a stand for what they believe in. Walking in as a stranger 5 years ago and now feeling like I’m part of the family, more than anything that’s what I want to salvage.


As we embark on this new venture please feel free to follow our adventures here or by following us on social media.


Valerie St-Arnaud, owner of Bonding Beaver Media


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