captikʷł: Oral documentation of knowledge;  provide instruction on how to relate to and live on the land.

cumulative effects: Hydrological processes and patterns (e.g. timing and rates of stream flow) are subject to the influences of many different environmental drivers (e.g. climate, forest cover, etc.), which act together (cumulatively). Such cumulative effects may be offsetting or additive, depending on the magnitude and direction of each driver. Generally, offsetting effects cause less variation in water resources, while additive effects may increase the risk of extreme floods or droughts.

eco-hydrological model: A simplification of a watershed ecosystem which helps with the understanding, prediction, and management of water resources. A physically-based eco-hydrological model is based on the conversion of mass, energy, and momentum, or experiences, describing the eco-hydrological processes in watersheds with sets of mathematical formulas.

kəkniʔ: Kokanee

kɬúsx̌nítkʷ: Okanagan Lake

k̓ʷlncutn: Creator

mulx: Black Cottonwood

ntytyix: Chinook/King Salmon

siwɬkʷ (water, syilx definition): siwɬkʷ is sacred as the source of all life on the tmxʷulaxʷ. siw comes from siwst-to drink (human). ɬkʷ comes from ɬkʷitkʷ-to lap (animal). The right to water is equal for animals and humans.

siyaʔ: Saskatoon berry

skmxist: Black bear

snk̓lip: Coyote

sp̓iƛ̓m: Bitter root

sqʷʔa: Peachland Creek

tmixʷ: Plants and animals; all living things

tḿtm‘nýʔip: snowberry

tmxʷulaʔxʷ: Land