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Salish Sea Sentinel | September 24, 2018

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Natasha Bob steps into federal politics

October 2, 2014 |

Snaw-naw-as councillor says it’s time for First Nation engagement at all levels

Snaw-naw-as First Nation councillor Natasha Bob is throwing her hat into another political ring as a nominee-candidate for the federal NDP party.

Bob, who currently works as a … Read More

Housing on menu at Malahat Nation

October 1, 2014 |

Malahat Nation hosted a one-day information session in early September on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s new approach to housing support.

The approach aims to align AANDC funding in a way that supports First Nations in developing and implementing … Read More

Chief Williams looks ahead after final Indian Act election

September 29, 2014 |

Clint Williams was elected Sliammon chief for his fourth term on Sept. 13 by a narrow margin. With 199 votes, he defeated Gloria Francis who had 180 and Vern Pielle with 65.

Chief Williams spoke about his narrow victory as … Read More

Homalco land transfer in dispute

September 11, 2014 |

The BC government is in hot water over a parcel of land it is transferring to Homalco First Nation as part of its incremental treaty agreement.

The government announced on August 6 that it would transfer 826 hectares of land … Read More

Kwunew Kwasun puts Malahat back on map

September 11, 2014 |

Nation celebrates with grand opening of the new cultural resource centre

Eliana Harry received thunderous applause when she spoke at a grand opening for Malahat Nation’s new cultural centre and library on August 6.

The eight-year-old, wearing a pink floral … Read More

The sound of a different drummer from Tsawwassen

September 10, 2014 |

The Tsawwassen First Nation was a tough place to be a teen in the 1980s. There was nothing to do, nowhere to hang out, and Andrew Bak’s family wasn’t well-to-do. So when Bak’s clarinet – one of his few sources … 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

The Spirit of Wilson Bob

January 29, 2014 |

The spirit of Wilson Bob was in the room on Feb. 26 as the five Te’mexw treaty nations signed pre-treaty agreements for land with the BC government.

Each speaker from the nations honoured the achievements of the late Snaw-naw-as leader, … Read More

Tla’Amin Treaty signed at Legislature

January 29, 2014 |

There were tears of joy in the BC Legislature on Valentine’s Day as the Tla’amin Treaty was presented to lawmakers for approval.

High school student Ryan Pielle’s words visibly moved everyone at the ceremonies. As the young man’s voice faltered, … 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