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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