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Salish Sea Sentinel | March 21, 2018

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Haunted on Saysutshun

February 27, 2018 |

Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua is a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) writer and educator. During a trip to Snuneymuxw territory, she was unsettled to find an apparently violent connection to her people on Saysutshun (Newcastle Island) when she came across Kanaka Bay and … Read More

New chief, council sworn in at Snuneymuxw

February 27, 2018 |

Photos by Todd Peacey

Snuneymuxw’s new chief and council was sworn in during a ceremony at the nation on Feb. 1.

Chief Mike Wyse (Xumtilum) was elected to lead the nation with 311 votes on Dec. 2. He was running … Read More

Tsawwassen Legislature opens for Spring session

February 27, 2018 |

Photos and story by Cara McKenna

The Spring session of the Tsawwassen Legislature is now in session as leadership aims to build on the community’s successes in 2018.

While it is in session, the legislature—consisting of 13 members plus the … Read More

New B.C. Treaty Commissioner from Tsawwassen

February 27, 2018 |

Tsawwassen Nation Councillor and Legislator Tanya Corbet has been announced as B.C.’s new Treaty Commissioner.

Corbet was elected into the role by chiefs and delegates from the First Nations summit on Feb. 8.

The B.C. Treaty Commission is the organization … Read More

Standing together after ‘grave injustice’ of Colten Bushie case

February 13, 2018 |

People across the country are calling for justice and reform after an unsettling not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of a young Cree man that has laid bare the racism that exists both in and outside of Canada’s court system.

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Hɛhɛwšɩn, The Way Forward

January 29, 2018 |

By Alex Sutcliffe

This article originally appeared in Tla’amin’s Nehl Motl Newspaper and is reprinted here with permission.

The Hɛhɛwšɩn reconciliation canoe project wrapped up with a huge celebration in Tla’amin. I say ended, but really, it’s just the beginning.

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New year, new Elders Council

January 29, 2018 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC Communications Liason

This year the Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council hosted its Annual General Meeting at the River Rock in Richmond. As it fell during the Christmas season, we combined it with a wonderful Christmas banquet where … Read More

New health centre being built at Snuneymuxw

January 29, 2018 |

Photos and story by Cara McKenna

A huge new health centre that’s now being built at Snuneymuxw First Nation is the culmination of about two decades of work inside the community.

The multimillion-dollar, 780-square metre centre is being constructed on … Read More

Communities work with NmTC on housing policy

November 29, 2017 |

A “toolkit” document intended to help solve dilemmas with on-reserve housing has already been distributed to more than 250 First Nations across Canada.

Now those behind the report are working with communities to put the Housing Policy Toolkit 2.0 document … Read More

NmTC awarded events contract for MMIWG inquiry

October 28, 2017 |

Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council has been awarded a $2.6 million contract by Canada to handle the logistics for the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.

The tribal council’s events department will use the majority of that … Read More