THE 13 MOONS OF THE WSANEC, ( Saanich people)

THE 13 MOONS of the WSANEC (Saanich people)- NOW a JASON PROJECT CURRICULUM LESSON TEACHER INSTRUCTIONS
Note – accurate spelling of the names is available in the calendar above. These images have been scanned with permission from the booklet ” The Saanich Year” Author Earle Claxton, Author/Illustrator: John Elliott. Published by the Saanich School Board #63 1993 ISBN 1-55036-366-2
To order books contact :
Saanich Indian School Board,
7449 W.Saanich Road,
P.O. Box 368, Brentwood Bay, B.C.
V0S 1A0
Telephone 250-652-2313

 

Ninene
January
Wexes
February
Pexsisen
Mar-April
Sxanel
April
Penawen
May
Centeki
May-June
Cenhenen
June-July
Centawen
August
Cenqolew
September
Pekelanew
October
. .
Weselanew
Oct-Nov.
Sjelcasen
Nov-Dec.
Sis,et
December
. .
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Film Crew Island Visit

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 5-10 knots West in the morning
  • Around 15:30 the wind picked up to 25+ knots West. 18:00 peak at 42 knots.
  • Sky: overcast, then some blue sky, then some rain
  • Water: no visible wave crests, but lots of surge

Ecological

  • One of the larger male e-seals returned in the morning.
  • The weaner is still around.
  • Lots of bald eagles in the reserve.

Maintenance

  • Kyle and I took a look at the diesel hand pump and the desalinator.

Boats

  • Kyle came out in Second Nature with the 2 person film crew to take some footage.
  • Several eco-tours came by later on.
  • A few boats out fishing halibut just beyond the reserve.

Visitors

  • Kyle and the film crew were on the island for about 2 hours.

 

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