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Salish Sea Sentinel | October 17, 2017

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A new way forward for Klahoose

May 30, 2017 |

By Chief Kevin Peacey

Kevin Peacey was elected as the new chief of Klahoose First Nation in April after serving four years on council. His priorities for the nation include job creation, connecting the community and accountability.

I would like … Read More

Vancouver Island University valedictorian from Klahoose

May 30, 2017 |

Klahoose member Troy Barnes was valedictorian during a special graduation ceremony to honour Indigenous students at Vancouver Island University in April.

With a Bachelor in Arts in First Nations studies and history, Barnes spoke to several dozen other Indigenous students, … Read More

Young songwriters honoured at Stz’uminus

May 30, 2017 |

A group of Stz’uminus Grade 6 students have won a prestigious songwriting contest that meant performing for B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor.

Judith Guichon’s Sing Me A Song program invited amateur musical groups to write and sing an original song for Canada’s … Read More

Beloved former chief remembered through healing garden

May 30, 2017 |

Elder and longtime Snaw-naw-as chief David Bob always took care of his people, whether it was getting the nation’s health centre built or working to revitalize culture.

When he suddenly passed away in January, Bob was making progress on his … Read More

Career fair a big success at Halalt

April 28, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC Communications Liason

This article is a pleasure to write because I get to brag about how wonderful my job is and also about my daughter Mikaela Whitelaw and niece Brittany Tremblett.

The H’ulh-etun Health Society works … Read More

The table tells a tale

April 28, 2017 |

When Darren Blaney received an order for a boardroom table from International Forest Products, he wanted to make sure the piece of furniture was something special. The Homalco artist wanted to tell the story of the origins of the famous … Read More

Snuneymuxw Sons play basketball championship

April 28, 2017 |

By Wawmeesh Hamilton

A third B.C. Junior All Native basketball championship wasn’t to be for the Snuneymuxw Native Sons.

Vancity beat the Sons 82-66 in the final game of the boys division. The Sons’s Jordan Gladstone and Quanmi Robinson were … Read More

Ronnie George: Laughing Bear… Smiling Man

April 28, 2017 |

By Mark Kiemele Ronnie was one of my favourite people and one of my favourite carvers.

While he lived at Kulleet Bay, he used to stop by my office at Stz’uminus First Nation to talk and sell his carvings. Lucky … Read More

Small artists, big exhibit

April 28, 2017 |

Most painters struggle for years to get their work shown in a gallery, but some of the youngest artists at Stz’uminus have already had their own art show.

The Ladysmith Waterfront Gallery showed the work of children from Kindergarten to … Read More

MMIW inquiry must contact families, says coalition

April 28, 2017 |

Canada’s inquiry on missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has so far not reached out to nearly enough to family members and survivors, advocates say.

A group of frontline workers, family members and activists say the inquiry has only … Read More