Culturally Significant Trees to First Peoples of British Columbia

École Willows students and staff  wish to acknowledge the Esquimalt and Songhees peoples on whose territory we live, learn, and created this website. Much of the scientific knowledge presented on this website was known years before as Indigenous knowledge. For more information and a map of B.C.'s First Nations, follow this link:                                                     

 

All trees are important to First Nations people, but some trees play a more central role. Click on the photos below to learn more about these trees and how they are culturally significant to Indigenous Peoples in B.C. The links provided will take you to the Tree Book, created by the Ministry of Forest, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations. This website provides an

and includes keys to identifying trees. It also links to a  

Click on the photos below to learn more about these trees.