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Salish Sea Sentinel | December 17, 2017

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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

Sam Bob: Teaching from the stage

April 28, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna Vancouver-based actor Sam Bob has done a lot in the name of good entertainment.

During his career spanning more than two decades, there have been a lot of high points: he’s acted alongside Anthony Hopkins in the … Read More

Artist ‘fuses’ his roots in mediums and styles

March 28, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

Two bright murals are plastered across the side of a new affordable housing building in Vancouver. They are eye-catching, but feature one detail that would likely only be recognized by a select few – Klahoose weavings.

“There’s … Read More

Power to the people continues at T’Sou-ke

March 28, 2017 |

T’Sou-ke Nation’s special projects manager Andrew Moore highlighted the success of the community’s solar program at an annual Energy Connections conference in Vancouver on March 4.

Moore sat on a panel with several other experts who shared their solar and … Read More

Counseling with culture at the core

March 28, 2017 |

Noelle Hanuse is on a quest – to reach out to Indigenous students at Vancouver Island University (VIU) who may not be aware of the counselling services available at the university or might have previously hesitated to access services.

Hanuse, … Read More

New staff at NmTC

March 28, 2017 |

Two new employees have joined the team at Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC).

Jaclyn Harris is the new administrative assistant with the NmTC Events company unit of the tribal council. And Andrea Jacobs is the administrative assistant in NmTC’s governance … Read More