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Herring chronicles
(Wán̓aí chronicles)

This timeline highlights the Haíɫzaqv’s long relationship with herring, which has sustained them for thousands of years. Learn about the Haíɫzaqv’s struggle to win back their rights to manage the herring through legal challenges, perseverance, and the spirit of ǧviḷás.

Interactive 10 min interactive
10 min activity
10 min activity

Postcard: Students create a postcard that captures the details of one event in the Wán̓aí (herring) chronicles timeline.

Teaching tip: Indigenous cultures are contemporary cultures. Make sure your classroom resources show the continuity of Indigenous cultures from past to present.

Alert: Approach discussion of residential schools with sensitivity. Counselling support may be appropriate for some learners.

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