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Salish Sea Sentinel | October 22, 2018

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Log dump in Sliammon land deal

October 4, 2014 |

Sliammon First Nation and the City of Powell River have purchased Catalyst Paper’s share of the pulp and paper company’s surplus lands.

In the Sept. 19 deal, Tees’kwat Land Holdings and the city’s development arm paid $3 million for eleven … Read More

Cross-border treaty challenges pipeline

October 4, 2014 |

A new international treaty effectively makes Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project illegal by Coast Salish law.

The International Treaty to Protect the Salish Sea was signed by 11 North American aboriginal leaders during a two-day gathering at Tsleil-Waututh First … Read More

Digital Mapping

October 4, 2014 |

A POWERFUL RIGHTS AND TITLE TOOL

During a four-day Indigenous mapping workshop at the University of Victoria, representatives from over 100 aboriginal organizations shared stories and ideas about using Google technology in their territories. Combining old and new knowledge, … Read More

Only time will tell if anyone was listening

October 3, 2014 | 1

Many Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council leaders were in the room with colleagues from 202 BC First Nations when they met with the BC premier and her cabinet at the Hotel Vancouver.

Chief James Delorme served as a ‘reporter’ on the … Read More

Malahat youth the focus of November FUNDRAISING gala

October 3, 2014 |

The ‘stars’ will be out again on November 1st as Malahat First Nation holds its second annual gala event at neighbouring Brentwood College in Mill Bay.

Last year’s sold-out event raised more than $100,000 to help build the Kwunew Kwasun … Read More

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

Geoduck battle moves to court for Stz’uminus

September 11, 2014 |

The Underwater Harvesters Association has thrown down the gauntlet amidst the Stz’uminus First Nation’s ongoing struggle for rights to a valuable geoduck fishery adjacent to its reserve land.

The UHA has taken legal action, claiming its commercial fishing boats were … Read More