En’owkin Centre has kindly given permission to share this reading by Tracey Kim Bonneau on video of the story called How Coyote Broke the Salmon Dam. It is from the collection of stories collected by Humishuma – Mourning Dove, Donald Mines. Ed, from the publication Tales of the Okanagans. Mourning Dove was also known as Christine Quintasket. Christine was Tracey’s great, great aunt on her Grandmother Lillian Louie’s side from Kettle Falls, Washington.
Tracey Kim Bonneau is from the Syilx Nation from the Okanagan, born and raised on the Penticton Indian Reserve in British Columbia. Tracey is an award-winning independent broadcast journalist, director, writer, producer and storyteller. Tracey is the President/Owner of the high definition broadcast television production company Of the Land Productions Inc., in development with the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN).
The En’owkin Centre is a dynamic institution. As an Indigenous cultural, educational, ecological and creative arts organization, En’owkin plays a lead role in the development and implementation of Indigenous knowledge and systems, both at the community and international levels.