Jared Qwustenuxun Williams prepares Pi’qwun, a traditional salmon preparation, at Quw’utsun (Cowichan) River Day on Sept. 28, 2019. Photo: Barry Hetschko

When the pandemic hit, The Discourse Cowichan was there to share crucial information about what was happening, how people should respond and how communities worked together to meet this unprecedented challenge. Follow our ongoing coverage here.

Cowichan leaders speak out against racism and discrimination

Here’s a list of public statements in support of Cowichan Tribes.

Cowichan Tribes members share stories of COVID-19-related racism

Here are three Quw’utsun teachings to help get all of us through this crisis.

Okanagan Indian Band responds as several cases of COVID-19 confirmed in community

OKIB Chief Byron Louis urges people to stay home to flatten the curve.

Cowichan Performing Arts Centre left out of pandemic relief

The theatre is doing what it can to support arts and culture through a difficult year, the manager says.

What’s involved in getting a COVID-19 test?

Here’s what to expect if you feel unwell and need to get a COVID-19 test.

How to have a safe and spooky Halloween

Here are the official recommendations for tricksters of all ages.

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