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Indigenous Newsletter - February 2023

February 14, 2023

​Our Indigenous Dept. at HPMS has already done so much this year.  We learned about the creator's game, lacrosse.  We recently spent a morning with Darren Charlie and made drums for our new drum group and we are sharing the Medicine wheel teaching with many classrooms.

Temet'elemches: February (Time when hand sticks to things when it's cold)

Tl'l:q' means get jammed in, get wedged in, get stuck.

es means a periodic cycle of time

t'elem means on the hand

Temtl'lq'es probably refers to getting jammed in one's house because of snow and ice. 

*Pulled from Siwal Si'wes Indigenous Staff Calendar*

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