Category Archives: First Nations

Hesquiaht Tsunami Story for SBC Surf Magazine

As part of the Documentary Photography program with Alana Gregory the photography students went on two photography shoots to capture images for an article for SBC Surf Magazine. The magazine article shares the recorded story of Elder Alex Amos and … Continue reading

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Documentary Photography with Alana Gregory

Throughout the year Donovan Williams, Jacine Charleson, Kevin Charleson, Patrick Charleson IV, and Rakaylyn Charleson have been working with Alana Gregory to learn how to communicate with photography. As part of this project the students learnt; -to use digital camera and … Continue reading

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Youth Circle Teleconference

This is our new teleconference equipment which allows us to learn with other First Nations communities and people from all over the world. At the moment, all high school aged children must leave our community to do schooling elsewhere. With … Continue reading

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More Pottery with Daniela…

Here are some of our finished masterpieces! Photography: Donovan Williams, Jacine Charleson, Kevin Charleson, Patrick Charleson IV, Rakaylyn Charleson

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Seafood Harvesting Excursion

Special thanks to Kevin, Preston and Ryan for helping out on our seafood harvesting excursion.  

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Canoe Carving with Joe Martin

“We drove out to Hooksum to see master canoe carver Joe Martin and his students carve out two dugout canoes. They used cedar trees to carve both of the canoes. One tree was over 800-years-old . They made a big … Continue reading

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A Year at Hesquiaht Place of Learning

  Over the next few weeks we are going to post some of the great things the students have been up to – in, out and around the school this year!   CULTURAL STUDIES Apart from listening to Elders speak … Continue reading

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