Making a COMMUNITY Difference
SUSK'UZ HEADDRESS EXHIBIT
Royal Ontario Museum, The Exploration Place, Canadian Heritage: Museums Assistance Program
The headdress formerly belonged to George A’Huille (also known as Hahul or Sidoman), the Keyohwudachun of the Susk’uz
Whut’en in the mid-19th century. The headdress was and still is the physical symbol of authority of the Susk’uz Keyohwudachun traditional governance.
Petra A'Huille is the great-great-granddaughter of George A’Huille and the current Keyohwudachun.
TERRITORY COMMEMORATION SIGNAGE
Indigenous-led initiatives that encouraged community inclusiveness, belonging, and healing.
In 2021, Vancouver Foundation launched the Indigenous Priorities Granting Program to provide flexible, one-time grants to First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities, and Indigenous led
organizations operating in the lands now known as BC.
With the support of the Province of BC, the new signage step towards reconciliation, bringing attention to our indigenous keyoh laws of land tenure.
MAIYOO KEYOH is working to establish and to protect the Maiyoo Keyoh ancestral territory by seeking standing and authority from the courts with a view to obtain official recognition of Aboriginal and Indigenous Title and Rights which are protected under section 35 of the Canadian Constitution.
To protect and preserve the Maiyoo Keyoh ancestral territory by developing responsible resource management plans and by maintain the territory with a view to commemorating the site.