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Salish Sea Sentinel | September 20, 2017

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Bannock battle on menu for Malahat

May 29, 2013 |

A fried bread competition, raffles, seeking sponsors and a whole lot of paddling.

Those are just a few of the things on the agenda as Malahat First Nation prepares to take part in its first Tribal Journey – Paddle to … Read More

Another journey begins for Leah

May 22, 2013 |

This morning (May 22), a long journey will end and another will begin for Leah George-Wilson of Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

Last night, she posted this message on Facebook: “Thinking about tomorrow because I’ll be walking across the stage to accept my … Read More

Election another step for ‘Mr. Positive’

April 29, 2013 |

‘Mr. Positive’ – There are many things the leader of a small First Nation can be called, but the name often used to refer to the chief of Klahoose First Nation, James Delorme, is a pretty good one.He is starting … Read More

Dirty hands, a green thumb and new careers

April 29, 2013 |

It was a rainy April day at the community garden at Snaw-naw-as First Nation, but the dozen youth from through Vancouver Island did not seem to mind. Many knelt in garden beds, planting vegetables.

Others made a trek to the … Read More

Big numbers for Stz’uminus

April 29, 2013 |

There were a few surprises in store on April 25 when leaders from First Nations, local governments and business attended the Power In Numbers event at Stz’uminus First Nation.

And the big one came first. Chief John Elliott and Don … Read More

Cross-country support for Halalt

April 29, 2013 |

Powerful support is coming Halalt First Nation’s way as it awaits the Supreme Court of Canada decision on its leave to appeal application over the Chemainus River aquifer case.

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs council has passed a resolution … Read More

Land deal for Snuneymuxw

March 29, 2013 |

Snuneymuxw First Nation has taken ownership of large sections of forest lands near Nanaimo and made other deals with the BC government that is expected to lead to both economic and job opportunities for the nation.

The government termed the … Read More

New housing for Malahat Nation members

March 29, 2013 |

There are 24 people living in new homes at Malahat First Nation and more housing units are on the way.

That is evidence of “a commitment to make housing a priority for the community,” says Councillor Dean Harry.

Four of … Read More

New Library for Halalt

March 29, 2013 |

Books – both paper and digital – fill the new library that had its grand opening at Halalt First Nation on March 13.

There are 1,750 books, to be exact. But already some people are talking about expanding the facility … Read More

Snaw-naw-as Health Centre Complete

March 29, 2013 |

The blessings were bountiful for the new Snaw-naw-as health centre on March 15 as a special ceremony was held for community members.

After the cleansing, Chief David Bob said the building was a new home for community members. “This place … Read More