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Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast Celebration at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls)

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Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast Celebration at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls)
Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast Celebration at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls).
Okanagan Nation Salmon Feast Celebration at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls).

It is one of the goals of the Syilx (Okanagan) Nation to carry on the work of the peoples ancestors and Elders who taught the importance of preserving and revitalizing the traditions, customs, and language of the Syilx people. The Salmon Feast honours the sacredness of the river at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls), which is a culturally significant site for the Syilx (Okanagan) People, and an important traditional fishing camp, gathering place and trading site.

The Salmon Feast honours the sacredness of the river at sx̌ʷəx̌ʷnitkʷ (Okanagan Falls), which is a culturally significant site for the Syilx People, and an important traditional fishing camp, gathering place and trading site.

The Salmon Feast is a three-day event that involves multiple activities including: traditional performances and ceremonies, a canoe paddle, stick game tournament, and on the final day (Sunday) a salmon feast and ceremony for snxa?l’iwlem (to honour the sacredness of the river).

September 20 - 22, Check Times
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