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Salish Sea Sentinel | January 18, 2018

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Culture is healing

November 29, 2017 |

On a brisk evening in Vancouver, a group of a few dozen Indigenous youth are gathered in the cozy basement of a downtown building eating salmon, getting to know each other and making drums with guidance from Squamish Nation cultural … Read More

Young leaders teach businesspeople how to partner with First Nations

November 29, 2017 |

Businesspeople from across Vancouver Island learned about the basics of partnering with First Nations during a special event in Snuneymuxw territory on Oct. 25.

A panel discussion on Indigenous business and economic development took place during the 11th annual State … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh science symposium looks at health of Burrard Inlet

November 29, 2017 |

A gathering focusing on a health and restoration of the Burrard Inlet took place for a second time this year as the area faces increased risks from big oil.

Tsleil-Waututh Nation started the Burrard Inlet Science Symposium to compliment work … Read More

Activists ‘not going to be intimidated’ after arrests at Kinder Morgan terminal

November 29, 2017 |

Five activists who are facing charges after disrupting construction at Kinder Morgan’s terminal in Burnaby, B.C., are set to appear in court on Feb. 27.

The group was arrested during a flotilla event on Oct. 28, when hundreds of people … Read More

Tracy Williams: Traditional technology

November 29, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

Tracy Williams (Sesemiya) is kind of like a scientist and an artist mixed into one.

She’s been described as a “traditional technologist” which seems fitting given the intricate tools and garments she’s able to weave using things … Read More

Showcasing talent: NmTC artist directory seeks submissions

November 29, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC communications liaison

If you haven’t heard, Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council has a new Coast Salish Artists website that can be found at

The website is designed to be a celebration of our artists in the … Read More

‘Yos’ pole welcomes guests to Malahat territory

November 29, 2017 |

Story by Cara McKenna with files from Barclay Martin Photos by Barclay Martin

Trail-walkers who are taking in the beauty of Malahat Nation’s territory will now be greeted by a detailed pole that tells stories of the nation.

The “Yos” … Read More

Breaking the intergenerational cycle

November 29, 2017 |

Personal essay by lessLIE

Editor’s note: This essay contains personal stories involving addiction and abuse and might be triggering to some. Reader discretion is advised.

Being a great parent in any era of humanity has probably always been a challenging  … Read More

Communities work with NmTC on housing policy

November 29, 2017 |

A “toolkit” document intended to help solve dilemmas with on-reserve housing has already been distributed to more than 250 First Nations across Canada.

Now those behind the report are working with communities to put the Housing Policy Toolkit 2.0 document … Read More

Renewable energy advocates speak at Tsleil-Waututh’s ‘Yes Agenda Summit’

November 29, 2017 |

Photos and story by Trevor Nault

Tsleil-Waututh Nation may be saying “no” to Kinder Morgan, but officials from the community are turning that narrative on its head to highlight what they’re saying “yes” to: renewable energy.

The community’s anti-pipeline initiative, … Read More