Indigenous kids learning to canoe at Burns Lake through Spirit North. (Priyanka Ketkar photo)

Spirit North Burns Lake conducting canoe, paddle board camp for indigenous kids

Rachelle van Zanten, the Community Program Director for the Burns Lake area for Spirit North is teaching a bunch of indigenous kids canoeing and paddle boarding - to be one with the land - Zanten leads the training courses for students at Morris Williams Elementary School and Woyenne Youth Centre on Lake Babine First Nation, and at the Wet'suwet'en First Nation. Canoeing and paddle boarding happens every Wednesday either on Burns Lake or on Kager Lake and there are separate batches for teens and younger kids. (Priyanka Ketkar photos)

  • Aug. 5, 2020 12:00 a.m.

Rachelle van Zanten, the Community Program Director for the Burns Lake area for Spirit North is teaching a bunch of indigenous kids canoeing and paddle boarding – to be one with the land – Zanten leads the training courses for students at Morris Williams Elementary School and Woyenne Youth Centre on Lake Babine First Nation, and at the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. Canoeing and paddle boarding happens every Wednesday either on Burns Lake or on Kager Lake and there are separate batches for teens and younger kids. (Priyanka Ketkar photos)

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