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Salish Sea Sentinel | May 22, 2018

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Malahat youth the focus of November FUNDRAISING gala

October 3, 2014 |

The ‘stars’ will be out again on November 1st as Malahat First Nation holds its second annual gala event at neighbouring Brentwood College in Mill Bay.

Last year’s sold-out event raised more than $100,000 to help build the Kwunew Kwasun … Read More

Natasha Bob steps into federal politics

October 2, 2014 |

Snaw-naw-as councillor says it’s time for First Nation engagement at all levels

Snaw-naw-as First Nation councillor Natasha Bob is throwing her hat into another political ring as a nominee-candidate for the federal NDP party.

Bob, who currently works as a … Read More

Housing on menu at Malahat Nation

October 1, 2014 |

Malahat Nation hosted a one-day information session in early September on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s new approach to housing support.

The approach aims to align AANDC funding in a way that supports First Nations in developing and implementing … Read More

Chief Williams looks ahead after final Indian Act election

September 29, 2014 |

Clint Williams was elected Sliammon chief for his fourth term on Sept. 13 by a narrow margin. With 199 votes, he defeated Gloria Francis who had 180 and Vern Pielle with 65.

Chief Williams spoke about his narrow victory as … Read More

Geoduck battle moves to court for Stz’uminus

September 11, 2014 |

The Underwater Harvesters Association has thrown down the gauntlet amidst the Stz’uminus First Nation’s ongoing struggle for rights to a valuable geoduck fishery adjacent to its reserve land.

The UHA has taken legal action, claiming its commercial fishing boats were … Read More

Preserve AND Protect

September 11, 2014 |

Leaders from both sides of the border signed on to protect the Salish Sea when the Coast Salish Gathering was held at Cowichan in January, 2007. They all put their signatures on a large painted deer hide.One year later, when … Read More

Protecting who we are

September 11, 2014 |

A Coast Salish treaty is being drafted in light of recent government decisions around fossil fuel development.

The agreement, sparked when the federal government conditionally approved the Enbridge pipeline expansion, will be put forward to protect the land and recognize cultural … Read More

Aboriginal economic development

September 11, 2014 |

Our nations help host CANDO National Conference

More than 400 Aboriginal economic development officers from across Canada will visit Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) communities later this month at the annual CANDO national conference in Nanaimo.

The theme for the … Read More

Homalco land transfer in dispute

September 11, 2014 |

The BC government is in hot water over a parcel of land it is transferring to Homalco First Nation as part of its incremental treaty agreement.

The government announced on August 6 that it would transfer 826 hectares of land … Read More