Spa-ath : Bear

Posted on September 5, 2012

Joyce Jack of the Cowichan Nation shares the word meaning bear in the Halkomelem language. Halkomelem is a member of the Central Salish branch of First Nation languages, and has a diverse number of dialects.

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