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Salish Sea Sentinel | October 18, 2017

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Stz’uminus land vote “yes”

January 29, 2014 |

Stz’uminus members voted overwhelmingly to reassume jurisdiction of their lands on Dec. 5. A total of 96 per cent of registered voters said a resounding ‘Yes’ to a framework agreement on First Nation Land Management (FNLM).

The vote in favour of … Read More

Nations Support New Climate Change Program

January 29, 2014 |

Climate change is on the minds of many these days. That is why more than half the nations that make up Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council have supported NmTC’s application to coordinate a new program: the Climate Change Adaptation Program (CCAP).

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Halalt voters say “yes” in lands vote

January 29, 2014 |

Nearly 90 per cent of voters supported the designation of three parcels on Halalt’s main reserve

Economic development at Halalt First Nation took a big step forward on Jan. 16 with an overwhelming vote in favour of designating some of … Read More

T’Sou-ke goes green with wasabi

January 29, 2014 |

T’Sou-ke First Nation is going green… really green… green like wasabi.

The nation has become widely known over the past five years for generating electricity from 440 rooftop photovoltaic solar panels along with solar hot water panels on many of … Read More

Xyntax ‘owners’ getting the message

January 29, 2014 |

Key staff at Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council nations got special insights into Xyntax financial management software in January.

Dwayne Lewis, creator and CEO of Xyntax Systems, and his son Bryson (business development and customer support) visited several NmTC nations to … Read More

Welcome to the Salish Sea Sentinel

January 29, 2014 |

We sincerely hope that this monthly magazine, filled with the positive, forward-looking articles from our eleven First Nations, will carry on the ten-year legacy of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council newsletters. The decision to publish the magazine came from our board of … Read More

New Tsawwassen chief looks ahead

June 29, 2013 |

Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams thanked his community for participating in the third general election in Tsawwassen First Nation’s self-governing history after he won a re-run of last year’s vote.

“I appreciate that the last several months have been … 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

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

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