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Salish Sea Sentinel | August 19, 2017

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ENVIRONMENT

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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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

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

“Grave concern” and praise over pipelines

June 29, 2013 |

Tsleil-Waututh Nation – The People of the Inlet – has praised the BC government’s stand on the northern Enbridge pipeline while laying out its worries over Kinder Morgan’s plans for an oil sands pipeline in its own backyard.

Chief Maureen … Read More

Geoduck protest looms

June 29, 2013 |

Another geoduck battle is brewing today as the Stz’uminus community prepares for the harvest of the pricey shellfish in Kulleet Bay.

Chief John Elliott, who is barred by an injunction has warned that he will be forced “to stand up … 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