Host Steve Sxwithul’txw returns to his home territory to discover the sport of his ancestors. The Coast Salish war canoe races take place on Vancouver Island every summer. Steve has a tough time paddling with the team, and also simply staying in the canoe. Young girls from the Stz’uminus Nation try to teach Steve everything they know about paddling. Steve’s new found skills are put to the test in a race against other war canoes.