Located at Songhees Point, Four Seasons of the Salmon Family is one of the ten “Signs of Lekwungen by Butch, Clarence, and Bradley Dick photo courtesy of Victoria BC Art Feed
Pallastsis, or Place of Cradles is sacred site for the Songhees First Nation. Once a child had learned to walk their cradle was ceremoniously placed along the Pallastsis shore to be taken by the tide. The ceremony was performed to ensures long life.
Individuals on a path to strengthen their spirituality would jump into the harbour from Pallastsis within a ceremony while holding a selected stone.
In today’s world most know Pallastsis as Songhees Point Park. It is located on the north side of the harbour along the Songhees Walkway opposite Laurel Point.