Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Brendan Eshom named as BC Achievement Foundation Reconciliation Award winner

Brendan Eshom has been honoured by the
BC Achievement Foundation for his work
with the Sm'algyax language

A member of the Giga'at First Nation and Prince Rupert resident is one of six British Columbians or BC based groups to be recognized by the BC Achievement Foundation as part of the Reconciliation Award program for 2022.

Brendan Eshom has been noted for his work in advocacy of the Ts'msyen Nation and his dedication towards the language of the Nation and its people.

In their notes related to the award the BC Achievement Foundation notes of his work through SD52's language program and the creation of a website that is dedicated towards Sm'algyax

The Charles Hays graduate and class valedictorian of 2020, is currently a student at the University of British Columbia, he is studying in the Faculty of Science at the Vancouver university. 

We've taken a look at some of Mr. Eshom's work over the last few years, both on his language project and through his time at Charles Hays Secondary School,  our notes on his achievement can be reviewed below:

The Nomination process for the BC Achievement Foundation  Reconciliation Award opened on November 15th of last year, closed on January 15th, with the list of Awardees revealed today,

More on today's announcements and award winners can be explored here.

Further Community Notes for Prince Rupert and are can be reviewed here.

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