Kwakwaka’wakw (kwok-wok-ya-wokw) potlatch ceremonies are sacred. There are many ceremonies that help us to stay connected with our identity and culture. What do you do in your community to stay connected to your culture?
Titles in Series
Books in the Kwakwaka’wakw series include the following from authors Sally Williams and Bobbie Wildman and illustrator Lou-ann Neel:
A Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Hereditary Chiefs and Matriarchs
Our Traditional Medicines
Planning a Kwakwaka’wakw Potlatch
Strength in Our “Ways of Knowing”
The Cedar Tree Our Culture, Our Tree
Traditional Berry Picking
Recommended for intermediate students (grades 4-6).