Ruby Peter’s Stories

Sxwi’em’ ’utl’ Sti’tum’at Kwa’mutsun elder Ruby Peter – Sti’tuma’t – shares four stories learned from her parents Basil Alphonse – Xitsulenuhw – and Cecilia Alphonse – Qwulsimtunaat. Mrs. Peter was born in 1932 and raised speaking Hul’q’umi’num’ at Kwa’mutsun, where she still resides today. Kwa’mutsun is one of the Cowichan Tribes of British Columbia, Canada. Mrs. Peter is a linguist … Continue reading Ruby Peter’s Stories