City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations – Penticton Herald

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City of Vernon transfers copyright to legendary Ogopogo to B.C. Indigenous nations – Penticton Herald

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 202132 Views

Oct 18, 2021

The legal rights to the legendary creature in a British Columbia lake have been transferred to an alliance of Indigenous nations who say the Ogopogo has always been part of their spiritual teachings.

Council members in the Okanagan city of Vernon voted unanimously to transfer the Ogopogo copyright it has held for 65 years to the eight-member Okanagan Nation Alliance.

Ogopogo means spirit of the lake in the alliance’s Syilx language.

“It just makes sense,” Vernon Mayor Victor Cumming said in an interview. “The story comes from the Okanagan Syilx people and it makes sense for them to hold the copyright and not the City of Vernon.”

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