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Home / Resources / Family Book – shxw’al’uq’wa

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Family Book – shxw’al’uq’wa

Ready to learn simple sentences in Hul̓q̓umín̓um̓? We are happy to announce the release of the first book in the Hul̓q̓umín̓um̓ Beginner Books series! Each book in the series will have simple repetitive phrases that introduce beginner language learners to simple sentences. The full-colour minibooks, will also contain a vocabulary page with English translations and a link to online resources including a recording of the book in Hul̓q̓umín̓um̓.

Click Open resource above to view the book online, listen to a recording of the book read aloud and see additional learning activities associated with the book.

All schools in the district should have 2 copies available in their libraries. A class set (book bag) can also be signed out from the Indigenous Collection library.

This is the first book, entitled shxw’al̓uq̓wa.   It focuses on the concept of family and the knowledge that all our non-human relatives, including the plants and animals, also have families and are part of our larger family.

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