GR Baker Memorial Hospital Addition Gets Indigenous Companion Name Including both Carrier and Chilcotin Languages – CFNR Network

Feb 16, 2023

A nearly completed expansion to Quesnel’s GR Baker Memorial Hospital has been given a name which reflects the territory it was built on.

Northern Health has unveiled a new Indigenous companion name for the hospital’s redeveloped Emergency Department and ICU addition.

Created in partnership with local First Nations, the three-line name combines English with the Carrier and Chilcotin languages.

Its first line; Dune Soonunakehududzuk is Carrier.

The second; Deni Belh ?Ats’enanx is Chilcotin.

And the third: The People Are Healing, is English.

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