Acknowledging each other

Students at Raft River Elementary School learn about First Nations culture during during the second annual Day of Sucwentwecw on April 7

Cheryl Thomas (l) and Cindy Wilgosh.

Cheryl Thomas (l) and Cindy Wilgosh.

North Thompson Aboriginal Cultural Centre Society members Cheryl Thomas (l) and Cindy Wilgosh serve up food at Raft River Elementary School during the second annual Day of Sucwentwecw on April 7. First Nations Education workers Jean Bonner and Irene Anderson helped plan the Aboriginal school/community dinner. Before dinner, the students led everyone in a round dance, and after dinner the crowd was taught to play L’Hal, an Aboriginal game of chance.Photo submitted

 

 

Line up for foodMembers of the public line up to enjoy the Day of Sucwentwecw dinner. Events were held at Clearwater Secondary School as well. Guests from the Simpcw community were in attendance at both schools. The word Sucwentwecw means acknowledging one another.