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Salish Sea Sentinel | February 23, 2018

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New health centre being built at Snuneymuxw

January 29, 2018 |

Photos and story by Cara McKenna

A huge new health centre that’s now being built at Snuneymuxw First Nation is the culmination of about two decades of work inside the community.

The multimillion-dollar, 780-square metre centre is being constructed on … Read More

What’s next for Snuneymuxw soccer legacy?

January 29, 2018 |

Submitted by Robert Janning

My heart was filled with hope and joy when I found myself gathered in the park, celebrating a very special historic moment, on a chilly December morning.

Not only did we honour the past by formally … Read More

Multimillion dollar pilot program ‘life changing’ for Indigenous students

January 29, 2018 |

By Tessa Vikander

Emmy Manson supports 15 Indigenous scholarship recipients at Vancouver Island University, a job that ties her to her phone as she constantly checks in with her students via text messages and social media.

Manson works about 70 … Read More

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