Cowichan Tribes has a long history and a deep connection with Ye'yumnutsfor over 2,000 years, notably as a village and as a place of burial. These videos, podcasts, and texts centre on Cowichan peoples' knowledge, language, oral histories, and teachings -- snuwuyulh -- that come from thinking about and being at Ye'yumnuts.
Hear from a hereditary Cowichan knowledge keeper about how to behave respectfully and safely when you visit sacred ancestral sites, like Ye'yumnuts.
Cowichan Elders play a fundamental role in holding and trans-mitting cultural know-ledge and teachings. Hear from Cowichan Elder Luschiim about the site of Ye'yumnuts.
Take audio-visual "Soundwalks" through Ye'yumnuts, and listen to podcast interviews with Cowichan Elders and Hulquminum Language Academy experts give stories and perspectives on the past and the present of this ancient place.
The Cowichan Lands Department has led the work to in protecting and care for Ye'yumnuts.
Cowichan elder Luschiim explains the origin of the name Ye'yumnuts.
Cowichan Peoples and Ye'yumnuts
Cowichan elder Wes Modest participated in much of the excavation work at Ye'yumnuts providing valuable guidance to archaeologists.