Join Kwkwaka’wakw Elder Sally Williams to learn about and make ceremonial button blankets. She will also read from her recently published books about Kwakwaka’wakw culture. For children ages 7 and up and adults of all ages. Please register by calling 250-758-5544 ext. 1.
About Sally Williams
Sally’s Kwakwaka’wakw name is Gla tle glatle tlo se la o gwa. She is a descendant of the Musgamagw people and is registered with the Gwawaenuk Tribe (Heghums)
Her parents are late Hereditary Chief Fred Williams and Matriarch Elsie Williams (Wamiss).
Sally is the Kwakwaka’wakw Elder for The Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre Board of directors, Tsawalk Learning Center and NK School.
She is a devoted mother to her four children, grandmother to nine grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Her passion is to share the teachings of our Noble ancestors. Some of the teachings include taking special care of human spirit from conception to birth, infancy, youth, adult, elder, death, and after death.