Coyote Project unites multiple TRU departments in Indigenization – The Omega

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201895 Views

Two-year project, funded $165,000 a year, helps nine faculties, TRU World and Open Learning with Indigenization

Nov. 27, 2018

The Secwépemc people of the B.C. Interior tell a story about Coyote, who is known for being a powerful transformer. That story, Coyote Brings Food from the Upper World, tells how Coyote brought to Earth the plants that the Secwépemc use for food and medicine and how animals and fish got their special shape and features.

Coyote Brings Food from the Upper World ends with Coyote bringing together all the people and reminding them to enjoy and share the environment that they are in and to not ruin or destroy it.

“It is your job to care for the land and to protect all living things. You are its caretaker,” Coyote tells the Secwépemc people in the story.

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