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Salish Sea Sentinel | April 25, 2018

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Master weaver releases book on ancient Salish Sea basketry

February 27, 2018 |

Master Suquamish basket weaver Ed Carriere has released a book sharing his more than 50 years of experience in the craft.

Re-Awakening Ancient Salish Sea Basketry was written with archaeologist Dr. Dale Croes, a Salish basket expert who specializes in … Read More

A fish hatchery for Halalt

February 27, 2018 |

By Edith Moore

Chief James Thomas of the Halalt First Nation has a dream for his children and grandchildren; a dream to be able to fish in our river the same way he and his brothers did when they were … Read More

A look at Salish belongings in NYC museum collections

January 29, 2018 |

By Anni Irish

Salish belongings have come to inhabit a unique space within North America and beyond. Various Indigenous objects such as carvings, blankets, spindle whorls and regalia were taken or sold away from communities after colonization, and many have … Read More

Hɛhɛwšɩn, The Way Forward

January 29, 2018 |

By Alex Sutcliffe

This article originally appeared in Tla’amin’s Nehl Motl Newspaper and is reprinted here with permission.

The Hɛhɛwšɩn reconciliation canoe project wrapped up with a huge celebration in Tla’amin. I say ended, but really, it’s just the beginning.

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New $5.2 million development at T’Sou-ke

January 29, 2018 |

T’Sou-ke Nation is set to soon begin construction on a new $5.2 million development project.

Victoria News reported that T’Sou-ke began clearing a site in December for a new Tim Hortons, Petro-Canada gas station and convenience store.

Construction is planned … Read More

Threads of time: Weavers bring ancestors’ blankets home

January 29, 2018 |

By Cara McKenna

Some of the oldest existing Coast Salish blankets from museum collections around the world are being reconnected with their ancestors at Musqueam Indian Band.

“The Fabric of Our Land” exhibition at the Museum of Anthropology was prompted … Read More

Snuneymuxw soccer star honoured with ‘stop of interest’ sign

January 29, 2018 |

On Nov 12, 1892, a barrier-breaking Snuneymuxw athlete took part in B.C.’s first soccer game between Indigenous and non-Indigenous players.

One hundred and twenty-five years later, Harry Manson (Xulsimalt) was honoured with the unveiling of a special plaque the field … Read More

New year, new Elders Council

January 29, 2018 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC Communications Liason

This year the Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council hosted its Annual General Meeting at the River Rock in Richmond. As it fell during the Christmas season, we combined it with a wonderful Christmas banquet where … Read More

T’Sou-ke regains access to important parklands

January 29, 2018 |

T’Sou-ke has approved an agreement with local government that acknowledges the nation’s relationship with park lands in its territory.

The nation and Capital Regional District ratified an agreement in December on traditional use and access in the Sea to Sea … Read More

Homalco basketry resonates through generations

January 29, 2018 |

Photos and story by Todd Peacey, Homalco Nation

Growing up I never had the chance to meet my mother’s mother— my granny Irene Joseph. She had passed on at an early age in 1957, leaving my mum, myself and three … Read More