Wilp Li'ligit The Feast Hall, the governing institution in the
into wilp li'ligit (the Feast Hall) and adopted me into his wilp
In Gitxsan society, each person is a member of a wilp and a pdeek.
The wilp is the fundamental unit of social organization.
Gitxsan Hereditary Chief Luutkudziiwus (Gordon Sebastian), explains the authority of hereditary chiefs in the Gitxsan Hereditary system, "The Supreme Court of Canada's 1997 Delgamuukw decision affirmed that each Gitxsan Wilp
(house group) has jurisdiction over its Lax Yip (the Wilp
's traditional territory) in accordance with the Ayookim Gitxsan (Gitxsan Law); each Wilp
has the authority and power to make decisions as it sees fit for the good of the Wilp
If the Crown will offer a deal that accommodates Gitxsan interests, however, they are willing to negotiate an end to tax exemptions to create a sustainable economy based on recognition of the Wilp
In order to seek input from members of the Nisgga'a community, Jessup submitted a proposal to the Wilp Wilxo'oskwhl Nisgga'a College, a satellite campus of the University of Northern British Columbia located in the town of New Aiyansh.
Moreover, the crediting of Williams in the Film Studies article is phrased in the following terms: "My thanks also goes to Verna Williams of Wilp Wilxo'oskwhl Nisgga'a, who provided the correct spelling of the Nisgga'a words used in connection with the film" (27).
has 55 people making dessert ice cream and take-home packs.
Darbee Roberts-McKay, Crystal Bright, Janice Stephens and Akimi Okabe successfully completed the Justice Institute of BC (JIBC) Aboriginal Leadership Certificate Program, through a community partnership with Wilp
Wilxo' oskwhl Nisga'a Institute (WWNI).
Poundmakers Lodge Edmonton, AB Contact: Eric Shirt Ph: (780) 458-1884 Addictions recovery Wilp
Si'Satxw Society Kitwanga BC Contact: Arnie Shanoss Ph: (250) 849-5211 Culture relevant courses, co-ed treatment program, mens and womens programs.
The NWCC is involved in 14 different First Nations communities, operating closely with First Nation institutes such as Wilp
Wilxo'oskwhl Nisga'a and Kitimat Valley Institute.