Tag Archives: W’S’ANEC

Royal Assent, ȽÁU,WELNEW/John Dean Park

May 14, 2019, at 17:05:10, BC’s Bill 16 – 2019, received Legislative approval.   May 16, 2019, BC’s Bill 16 – 2019, received Royal Assent.   ȽÁU,WELNEW is best pronounced as Tlay will nook; the traditional name has been added, nothing has been lost.   Here’s the link and mapping to watch the third reading of […]


An amazing ȽÁUWELṈEW tradition continues: The Peninsula Salish / W’S’ANEC People have found an ideal cedar log to create two traditional canoes. This tree, located just north of the Duck Pond was hit by lightning and has fallen over. A Pauquachin carver Curtis Henry (always known as Spud), and others will be working just as […]


Updated:  December 12, 2014 ȽÁUWELṈEW (The place of refuge) is best pronounced as: Tlay will nooth   Possibly May/June 2015, elders of the Saanich First Nation may host a march to restore Mount Newton`s traditional name, ȽÁUWELṈEW. The march will likely commence at the parking lot, and follow the summit access road to the airport radar facility. […]

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