Connections in Kindness is a collaborative tree photography site. We are asking people in our community to photograph favourite trees and to share their pictures and reflections with us.
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. We are so grateful for this beautiful land. 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.
Sierra Club BC has created an to help us learn about these trees, along with other plants and animals in your ecoprovince.