Category Archives: photography

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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Cooking with Chef Bobby Lax

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Coming Home

“The best thing for our kids here is going home to their parents, going home every night to their parents. We never had that. Ten months of the year we were gone. So we…I didn’t know [how to be a … Continue reading

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As Long As They Are Doing It, They Are Not Losing It

“I used to dance when I was young, we were always taught to respect our culture. By respecting our culture, we had to learn how to dance, and speak our language. After I got out of Res [Residential school], it … Continue reading

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Be Proud Of Who You Are

“Don’t be like me. When I was in school that’s how we talked – with our eyebrows. And we talked with our head. You know why, because we were not allowed to talk. That’s why I say to you guys … Continue reading

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Help ‘Em Come To My Page

“It took me long time to trust white people. Really long. Because they were commanding us, telling us they were the bosses and stuff. It took a while. But now I’ve dealt with my Residential school and I can talk … Continue reading

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