Sḵwálwen Botanicals Blog

Artist Ocean Hyland on Creative Rituals, Language and Learning from the Land

Ocean Hyland is an artist, activist and member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. She has collaborated with Skwálwen Botanicals on two projects, creating the imagery for our T-shirts and Totes, incorporating culturally important plants into the design. 

Keisha Amanda Charnley on Spirit Work, Her Favourite Serum, and Approaching Every Day Like a Ceremony

For the third interview of our Sḵwálwen Spirit series, we spoke with Keisha Charnley. Keisha is from the Katzie First Nation of the Lower Fraser Valley, B.C. and Blackburn, Lancashire, England. She lives in New Westminster, B.C. and is training...

Joe Currie On Personal Growth and What Gives Him Hope

For the second interview of our Sḵwálwen Spirit series, we spoke with Joe Currie, who lives in Vancouver, B.C. Joe is from Maskwacis, formerly known as Hobbema, located in central Alberta. He is Cree on his mom’s side and Blackfoot on his dad’s side.

Chief Janice George on Spiritual Protection and Sharing Her Teachings

With so much going on in the world, it feels essential these days to keep our spirits nourished. When we’re moving through life from a place of connection, we’re better equipped to face challenges ~ both personal and planetwide.   To...