It is the belief of the Saanich people that XALS put us here on this world and gave us a language of our own called SENCOTEN. That the Lands around us came from XALS and the the islands, points land and huge boulders were once people and are still referred to in their old names.
The W_SÁNEC People are Salt Water People. The Sea was very important to our way of life. Traditionally the W_SÁNEC People had homes throughout the San Juan Islands and on the east and north coasts of the Saanich Peninsula.
The community of Pauquachin, a name generally meaning “the land of cliffs and bluffs”, is historically a First Nations community that is located on Southern Vancouver Island.
Tseycum (Union Bay Indian Reserve No.4) is one of the four Saanich villages of Southern Vancouver Island, we are at the centre of Patricia Bay on the Saanich Peninsula. In the Sencoten langauge Tseycum is spelled Wsikem and means Land of Clay.
Cordova Bay Fastball invites all people to enjoy the great game of fastball.