CULTURAL LEARNING


Legacy of Culture

Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS) uses traditional teachings and communication techniques to provide guidance and support to children and families. This includes a full range of child welfare services as well as prevention and community development.

FVACFSS mission is to honour and respect the unique cultures of families and communities as we work together with integrity and dignity to ensure the safety and well-being of Children. We provide opportunities to enhance the understanding of aboriginal culture and tradition through educational and interactive programs.

 

Learning Resources

Below, you’ll find resources to learn about aboriginal culture with everything from traditions and teachings to mythologies and legends to learning the Halq’eméylem language.

 

Learn Halq'eméylem

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Myths & Legends

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A Journey Into Time

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Stó:lō Resource Centre

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The 7 Sacred Teachings (Download)

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The Medicine Wheel

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Stó:lō Nation

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Stó:lō Tourism

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PROGRAMS

Traditional Kitchen

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Wellness Circles

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Four Directions

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Cultural Connections / Parent Empowerment

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Our programs are there to support children and their families in times of need and give them the tools and support they need for success. All programs are created with a cultural view in mind to reinforce and reconnect aboriginal culture.

EVENTS

Cultural Camps

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Family Forum

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Youth Visions and Voices Conference

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Stó:lō Children's Festival

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We regularly hold events for children, families, and caregivers.
While exciting and fun, our events always hold cultural relevance and are aimed at creating a deeper connection with each child and family’s self and cultural identity.

While this isn’t a complete list of all our events, you can view them on our events calendar:

Events Calendar

GET INVOLVED


Your Opportunity

If you’d like to get involved with us, you can! We’re always looking for good people to volunteer and work with us.

Volunteer

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Practicum

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Careers

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