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Salish Sea Sentinel | December 14, 2018

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A new team and a New Year at Homalco

December 9, 2014 |

Laughter filled Homalco First Nation council chambers when The Sentinel visited in early November.

Gathered around the council table, it was just twelve days after Maryann Enevoldsen was elected the new chief. Alongside her were councillors including incumbent Darren Blaney … Read More

Actions speak louder than words

October 4, 2014 |

There was a lot of power in the room when BC’s First Nation leaders met with Premier Christy Clark and her cabinet in Vancouver on Sept. 11. A power shift had occurred in the province a few weeks earlier with … Read More

How you can vote in municipal elections

October 4, 2014 |

Do you want to vote in November’s municipal elections in your area? This is what municipalelections.com said when asked if on-reserve First Nation people can vote.

If the reserve is within a municipality and you are otherwise eligible to vote, … Read More

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