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Traditional Land Acknowledgement

SVI Area Girl Guides serve the communities of Southern Vancouver Island that are located in the traditional territories of many First Nations, including BOḰEĆEN (Pauquachin), P’a:chi:da?aht (Pacheedaht), Sc'ianew (Beecher Bay), Songhees, SȾÁUTW̱ (Tsawout), T’Sou-ke, W̱JOȽEȽP (Tsartlip), W̱SIKEM (Tseycum), and xʷsepsəm (Esquimalt), all of whom have a long-standing relationship with the land and waters from time immemorial that continues to this day.


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