Ruth Lyall Kwikwasut’inuxw, Instructor
W̱SÁNEĆ Nugwa’am Ixcemga. Gayutɫan lax Gwayasdams. My KwaḰwala-given name was given to me through my Coon family. My English name is Ruth Lyall. My ancestry is Kwikwasut’inuxw on my mother’s side and English on my father’s side. I have been a visitor in WSÁNEĆ and Lkwungen territories almost all of my life and I am very grateful for the opportunity to live and work in these beautiful territories.
I am honoured to be a member of the Eyēʔ Sqȃ’lewen, Centre for Indigenous Education & Community Connections team at Camosun College. I have worked as an Indigenous Advisor, Program Coordinator and Faculty member, and began facilitating TELTIN TTE WILNEW: Understanding Indigenous Peoples in the Spring of 2017.