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Salish Sea Sentinel | December 16, 2017

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ENVIRONMENT

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

‘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

Spring arrives early at T’Sou-ke

January 29, 2014 |

The first day of spring may be weeks away for most of us, but at Ladybug Garden & Greenhouse at T’Sou-ke First Nation, there are definite signs of a new season.

Christine George, who is the nation’s administration receptionist, also … 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

Sacred Trust vows to stop pipeline

January 29, 2014 |

Carleen Thomas of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust made a presentation on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline to Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s board of directors meeting in late 2013.

Her talk and slide show generated much discussion around the table … 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

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