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Salish Sea Sentinel | August 14, 2018

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One Heart • One Mind • One Nation

December 12, 2014 |

by Patricia McDougall

Uniting the community was an underlying theme when the Tla’amin open house was held at the Salish Centre in Sliammon in mid-November.

The Salish Center was full of information booths for the nation’s members to see what … Read More

Changing the Face of Housing on Reserves

December 12, 2014 |

by Patricia McDougall

The Housing Policy Toolkit, launched earlier this year by Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC), has been experiencing a stellar rollout across Canada.

There have been more than 40 requests for access to the Toolkit, from First Nations … Read More

Election Wins Bridge Gap Between Communities

December 12, 2014 |

Three people from Naut’sa mast Tribal Council nations scored victories in recent elections in BC.

Bill Yoachim of Snuneymuxw gained the second highest number of votes for Nanaimo City council while Natasha Bob of Snaw-naw-as and Rhiannon Bennett who lives … Read More

New Job Feels Like “Coming Home”

December 12, 2014 |

The First Nations Health Authority has chosen Dr. Evan Adams as its chief medical officer following a Canada-wide recruitment effort.

Dr. Adams is the ‘favourite son’ of Sliammon, first gaining fame as one of the stars in the film Smoke … Read More

Two Reporters Join the Sentinel

December 12, 2014 |

Patricia McDougall from Klahoose First Nation and Tricia Thomas from Halalt have joined the staff of The Salish Sea Sentinel.

“Both will be working as reporters and will use their other special skills to enhance the magazine,” said Gary Reith … Read More

Decades-old knowledge combined with new technology at Klahoose

December 10, 2014 |

An expanded T’oq Kimuq language app and Salishan dictionary will be assets to the next generation.

In 1974, the late Joe Mitchell penned a message to Klahoose members in one of two booklets containing over 2000 words, place names and … Read More

TRANSITION TO THE CORPORATE SECTOR

December 10, 2014 |

Former chief Baird lands two private consulting jobs

Kim Baird is using skills acquired over six terms as chief of Tsawwassen First Nation – including guiding her nation to BC’s first urban treaty – in the corporate sector.

She has … Read More

A new team and a New Year at Homalco

December 9, 2014 |

Laughter filled Homalco First Nation council chambers when The Sentinel visited in early November.

Gathered around the council table, it was just twelve days after Maryann Enevoldsen was elected the new chief. Alongside her were councillors including incumbent Darren Blaney … Read More

How you can vote in municipal elections

October 4, 2014 |

Do you want to vote in November’s municipal elections in your area? This is what municipalelections.com said when asked if on-reserve First Nation people can vote.

If the reserve is within a municipality and you are otherwise eligible to vote, … Read More