Acknowledgements:

The Nuu-chah-nulth culture presented in this website was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online.

This website project was also made possible with the collaboration, consultation, and kind input from the following people:

Serving on the Website Project Content Committee was Simon Lucas, Julia Lucas, Hugh Watts, Jerry Jack, and Caroline Little.

Serving on the NTC Language Committee was Nelson Keitlah (Chair), Jerry Jack, Caroline Little, Stanley Sam, Robert Thomas, and Larry Paul. The official recorder and administrative assistant was Lena Ross (tuupaat). This special committee was comprised of a core of Elders representing various language dialects from each region of the Nuu-chah-nulth territory. Although dialects do vary, it was not possible to capture the full richness of all dialects that are in use by Nuu-chah-nulth-aht.

We acknowledge and say Kleco, Kleco to the Elders from all regions of the Nuu-chah-nulth territory for their invaluable contribution of sharing their stories about: Sacred Teachings, Role of Women, Spirituality, Governance, Resilience and Renewal.

The narration of words and phrases was performed by Tuupaat and Elder,Caroline Little.

The cultural stories of the Elders were selected and transcribed by Colleen Charleson.

Kleco to the Nuu-chah-nulth Chiefs for the use of the Nuu-chah-nulth song.

Mowachaht/Muchalaht provided the wonderful images of Nuu-chah-nulth art that is presented throughout the website, which were images of repatriated artefacts from Parks Canada.

Assisting the Website Project Content Committee in their work was the following NTC staff: Lynnette Barbosa, Nene Van Volsen, and Rory Rickwood.

The design and technical building of this comprehensive, interactive website was performed by Curtis Robinson, Vision Studios, www.VisionStudios.ca.

Technical support was provided by Jim Kraneveldt, Studio 44 Productions studio44productions@yahoo.ca.

Christian Alejandro Zurita performed French translations and voiceovers.

Again, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council gratefully acknowledge the above contribution by Canadian Culture Online, the Elders, staff, and contractors.