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Salish Sea Sentinel | February 23, 2018

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CULTURE

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

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

Kwunew Kwasun puts Malahat back on map

September 11, 2014 |

Nation celebrates with grand opening of the new cultural resource centre

Eliana Harry received thunderous applause when she spoke at a grand opening for Malahat Nation’s new cultural centre and library on August 6.

The eight-year-old, wearing a pink floral … Read More

‘You’re next!’ Mount Polley chiefs warn

September 11, 2014 |

Caution given at Tsleil-Waututh Salish Sea Summer Gathering

Leaders from First Nations near the Mount Polley tailings dam breach took to the stage at the third annual Salish Sea Summer Gathering to give a somber warning: You’re next. The third … Read More

The sound of a different drummer from Tsawwassen

September 10, 2014 |

The Tsawwassen First Nation was a tough place to be a teen in the 1980s. There was nothing to do, nowhere to hang out, and Andrew Bak’s family wasn’t well-to-do. So when Bak’s clarinet – one of his few sources … Read More

Ancient discoveries

January 29, 2014 |

The following article is from the March 2005 edition of Klahowya.

When construction began on Stz’uminus First Nation’s sewage works in 2003, no one realized that history would be in the making.

As excavation began around the site of a … Read More

‘She’ tells the story of Klahoose

January 29, 2014 |

The tree is not a normal CMT, but something known as an arbor glyph, a quite unusual find in the forests of B.C.

The main reason for the trip to Squirrel Cove on Cortes Island during the week before Christmas … Read More

The Heron is a Sentinel

January 29, 2014 |

Chief Gordon Planes talked about the Great Blue heron being a watchman and a guardian around the shores of the Salish Sea.

The flying heron logo that you see on our cover was created by Mark Gauti, a Coast Salish … 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