Weyt-kp – hello to everyone!

A gathering place for all

This article was published on Sept. 13, 2019. For more information about what weyt-kp means to us and our community click here.

The Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre is be a gathering place for all. That’s why our welcome sign in front of our main office rings out with “weyt-kp” – the Secwepemc word for hello to everyone! The Secwepemc people have lived for countless millenia in the region around the Centre – and we gratefully acknowledge that our main campus and natural farm are on their traditional and unceded land.

The Secwepemc people have practiced the virtues of generosity towards each other and harmony towards Mother Earth since time immemorial. Generosity and harmony are virtues that we seek to realize every day at the Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre. 

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