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Salish Sea Sentinel | December 16, 2017

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Aboriginal economic development

September 11, 2014 |

Our nations help host CANDO National Conference

More than 400 Aboriginal economic development officers from across Canada will visit Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) communities later this month at the annual CANDO national conference in Nanaimo.

The theme for the … 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

Sacred Trust vows to stop pipeline

January 29, 2014 |

Carleen Thomas of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust made a presentation on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline to Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s board of directors meeting in late 2013.

Her talk and slide show generated much discussion around the table … Read More

Three nations elect leaders

January 29, 2014 |

Three Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council nations held council elections recently with leadership at two being re-elected.

At Malahat, on Jan. 13, Chief Councillor David Michael Harry as well as councillors Russell Harry and Dean Harry was voted in again. A … Read More

Stz’uminus land vote “yes”

January 29, 2014 |

Stz’uminus members voted overwhelmingly to reassume jurisdiction of their lands on Dec. 5. A total of 96 per cent of registered voters said a resounding ‘Yes’ to a framework agreement on First Nation Land Management (FNLM).

The vote in favour of … Read More

Halalt voters say “yes” in lands vote

January 29, 2014 |

Nearly 90 per cent of voters supported the designation of three parcels on Halalt’s main reserve

Economic development at Halalt First Nation took a big step forward on Jan. 16 with an overwhelming vote in favour of designating some of … Read More

Welcome to the Salish Sea Sentinel

January 29, 2014 |

We sincerely hope that this monthly magazine, filled with the positive, forward-looking articles from our eleven First Nations, will carry on the ten-year legacy of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council newsletters. The decision to publish the magazine came from our board of … Read More

New Tsawwassen chief looks ahead

June 29, 2013 |

Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Bryce Williams thanked his community for participating in the third general election in Tsawwassen First Nation’s self-governing history after he won a re-run of last year’s vote.

“I appreciate that the last several months have been … Read More

“Grave concern” and praise over pipelines

June 29, 2013 |

Tsleil-Waututh Nation – The People of the Inlet – has praised the BC government’s stand on the northern Enbridge pipeline while laying out its worries over Kinder Morgan’s plans for an oil sands pipeline in its own backyard.

Chief Maureen … Read More