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Salmon Camp – Lu Gha Klukshu

August 14 | 8:00 am - August 18 | 5:00 pm

HERITAGE, LANDS AND RESOURCES
SALMON CAMP at Łu Ghą (KLUKSHU)

This is a family based camp, and all are invited to come participate in hands-on traditional
harvesting of salmon at Klukshu and Shäwshe area. Activities include salmon harvesting,
gaffing technique instructions, processing and caring for salmon, weir tour, traditional
knowledge sharing, Kwandür session – Reconnecting Dan Shäwthän and walking tours of
our traditional fishing area of Thet’à Chuà (Village Creek) to stay connected to our cultural
traditions while maintaining our relationship with the land and its attributes.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE & SUBJECT TO CHANGE

August 14, 2019
Travel day, camp set up
6 pm – Dinner and Welcome
Bear aware talk
Families go out fishing

August 15, 2019
7 – 8:30 am – Breakfast
9 am – Group(s) head out to Shäwshe (Micheal J / Guardians)
9 am – Traditional plant harvesting: Million Dollar Falls (Marion P.)
10 am – Berry Picking & Setting Gopher Traps: Location to be determined (Guardians /
Jonathan L.)
10 am – Story telling / language (Mary Jane Leger)
10:30 am – Small Group(s) of 5 citizen’s head out to Neskataheen / Village Creek Walking
Tour / traditional practices and management: beaver and dam control management
(Micheal J)
10:30 am – Visit Weir (Monica K. / Harry S.)
12 pm – Lunch (bag lunch for harvesters)
1 pm – Youth Ceramic Tile Collage painting project (HLR Staff)
2 pm – Salmon life cycle/obstacle (Monica K.)
4 pm – Learning from our traditional experts – process fish: cut and dry (CAFN Elders)
6 pm – Dinner
7 – 7:30 pm – TBA: Evening Activity
8 pm – Story telling / language (Mary Jane Leger)

August 16, 2019
7 – 8:30 am – Breakfast
9 am – Group(s) head out to Crossing and Flats (Micheal J / Guardians)
9 am – Traditional plant harvesting (Marion P.)
10 am – Reconnecting Dan Shäwthän to Dan Ke through Storytelling – Alexia McKinnon
12 pm – Lunch (bag lunch for harvesters)
TBA – Learning from our traditional experts – process fish: cut, dry and caring of dry fish
(CAFN Elders)
1 pm – Cont. Reconnecting Dan Shäwthän to Dan Ke through Storytelling – Alexia McKinnon
1 pm – Youth Ceramic Tile Collage painting project CONT. (HLR Staff)
August 16, 2019 (Continued)
1:30 – Traditional plant harvesting and making (Marion P.)
4 pm – Story telling / language (Mary Jane Leger)
6 pm – Dinner
7:00 – 7:30 pm – Informal Salmon Management Discussion – Explore Traditional Knowledge
Cultural Practices and Management (HLR Staff, CAFN citizens and Elder)
8 pm – Story telling / language (Mary Jane Leger)
TBA – Learning from our traditional experts – process fish: cut, dry and caring of dry fish
(CAFN Elders)
Evening Activity – Youth Ceramic Tile Collage painting project CONT. (HLR Staff)
TBA – Evening Activity

August 17, 2019
7 – 8:30 am – Breakfast
9 am – Groups head(s) head out to Shäwshe and/or Crossing (Micheal J. / Guardians)
10 am – Berry Picking: Location to be determined (Guardians / Jonathan L.)
All day activity – Youth Ceramic Tile Collage painting project CONT. (HLR Staff)
12 pm – Lunch (bag lunch for harvesters)
TBA – Process Fish (cut and dry) and caring of dry fish (CAFN Elders)
2 pm – Salmon life cycle/obstacle (Monica K.)
6 pm – Community Feast
7 – 7:30 pm – Evening Activity

August 18, 2019
7 – 8:30 am – Breakfast
9 am – Clean up Klukshu Hall and surrounding grounds (Everyone Pitch-in)
10:30 am – Distribute Fish
Safe Travels home
“Preserving our history and culture”

Details

Start:
August 14 | 8:00 am
End:
August 18 | 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Michael Jim
Phone:
867 456-6885
Email:
mjim@cafn.ca

Venue

Klukshu Hall
Klukshu Village,YuCanada+ Google Map