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Salish Sea Sentinel | October 18, 2017

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OPINION

Walking through ‘Unbelievable’ exhibit

July 29, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

“Why do we assume some stories are true when they actually aren’t?” questions Sharon Fortney, a curator at the Museum of Vancouver.

Fortney, who is Klahoose and German, worked on the museum’s latest exhibit titled Unbelievable.

In … Read More

Tum’kw’e’lus

July 29, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC communications liaison, Halalt First Nation

Summer (Tum’kw’e’lus) is here…what does it mean to you?

I think it’s safe to say that when you think of summer you think of family time. Some of my … Read More

Voices from DTES front lines heard at live taping on MMIW

February 27, 2017 |

A live taping of CBC Radio’s The Current in Vancouver on Jan. 24 was an opportunity for a panel of journalists and artists to speak about their work around the missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) crisis.

But the real … Read More

What does reconciliation mean to you?

January 27, 2017 |

In the last issue of the Sentinel, we featured content from Secret Path, a multimedia project led by Gord Downie, front man of the band Tragically Hip.

It tells the story of 12-year-old Chanie Wenjack, who died in 1966 as … Read More

What to do with all that money?

January 27, 2017 |

When the Sentinel first decided to do a series about personal finance, we didn’t want to simply have articles about bank and credit unionservices or well-used words about things like investing and spending money. Then Joe Allen of Nanaimo offered … Read More

Coast Salish Country!

July 28, 2016 |

Something for everyone in Coast Salish country

Homalco and Klahoose First Nations operate popular wildlife tours in Bute and Toba Inlets on the Mainland in their traditional territories, which lay across the waters from their homes on the islands on … Read More

Sentinel digital readers rise as paperless subscribers top 1,100

May 30, 2016 |

The number of readers of the digital edition of the Salish Sea Sentinel are on the rise.

Thousands of people around the Salish Sea read paper copies of the magazine every month that they get at First Nation offices, on … Read More

SEX! There we said it. How about you?

May 30, 2016 |

Words and photo by Cara McKenna

Cheyenne Hood, Tsleil-Waututh Nation’s Housing Coordinator, and a friend recently launched the community’s Passing the Feather sex education program.

Sex is a difficult subject to breach for most families.

For Indigenous families dealing with the … Read More

Like a thunderbird

April 1, 2016 |

Before I follow the great Chiefs who have gone before us, oh Canada, I shall see these things come to pass. I shall see our young braves and our chiefs sitting in the houses of law and government, ruling and … Read More

Elsie is a bridge

April 1, 2016 |

One of the organizers of an event recognizing Elsie Paul of Tla’amin for her contributions to the community sent the following words:

Elsie is an 84-year-old elder and a tireless worker for Tla’amin and for Powell River. She just gives … Read More