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Salish Sea Sentinel | June 20, 2019

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One Heart • One Mind • One Nation

December 12, 2014 |

by Patricia McDougall

Uniting the community was an underlying theme when the Tla’amin open house was held at the Salish Centre in Sliammon in mid-November.

The Salish Center was full of information booths for the nation’s members to see what … Read More

Changing the Face of Housing on Reserves

December 12, 2014 |

by Patricia McDougall

The Housing Policy Toolkit, launched earlier this year by Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC), has been experiencing a stellar rollout across Canada.

There have been more than 40 requests for access to the Toolkit, from First Nations … Read More

Financial Stability

December 12, 2014 |

Steve Hunter, chief financial officer, had many stories of success to share.

Tla’amin was recently a medium-to-high risk nation with Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, being over $1 million in the red. But in 2014, the nation caught up … Read More

Election Wins Bridge Gap Between Communities

December 12, 2014 |

Three people from Naut’sa mast Tribal Council nations scored victories in recent elections in BC.

Bill Yoachim of Snuneymuxw gained the second highest number of votes for Nanaimo City council while Natasha Bob of Snaw-naw-as and Rhiannon Bennett who lives … Read More

New Job Feels Like “Coming Home”

December 12, 2014 |

The First Nations Health Authority has chosen Dr. Evan Adams as its chief medical officer following a Canada-wide recruitment effort.

Dr. Adams is the ‘favourite son’ of Sliammon, first gaining fame as one of the stars in the film Smoke … Read More

Two Reporters Join the Sentinel

December 12, 2014 |

Patricia McDougall from Klahoose First Nation and Tricia Thomas from Halalt have joined the staff of The Salish Sea Sentinel.

“Both will be working as reporters and will use their other special skills to enhance the magazine,” said Gary Reith … Read More

BEHOLD THE BEARS OF BUTE

December 10, 2014 |

Photos by Todd Peacey of Homalco First Nation

HOMALCO FIRST NATION ‘BEARS OF BUTE’ TOURS had a record year in 2014.

Tourists from around the world visited the viewing sites on the Orford River in Bute Inlet. Among notable recent … Read More

Salish Eye stays in focus despite pain

December 10, 2014 |

A traumatic injury laid Tricia Thomas low, but hasn’t stopped her from looking at the big picture.

It happened in an instant. Last January, two days before the first big job for her new company, a car accident changed the … Read More

Seafood, especially salmon, on our menus

December 10, 2014 |

The Vancouver Island Traditional Foods Conference is being hosted in late October by the tukʷaaʔatḥ (Toquaht) First Nation in Ucluelet. In 2008, Snuneymuxw First Nation hosted the first of these gatherings. A notable report from that initial conference showed how … Read More

Decades-old knowledge combined with new technology at Klahoose

December 10, 2014 |

An expanded T’oq Kimuq language app and Salishan dictionary will be assets to the next generation.

In 1974, the late Joe Mitchell penned a message to Klahoose members in one of two booklets containing over 2000 words, place names and … Read More