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Salish Sea Sentinel | May 29, 2020

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Tsleil-Waututh Nation Election

March 27, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

With a record voter turnout, the 500-member Nation on Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver re-elected their current leadership for another term on March 24, 2015

The returning chief and council include Chief Maureen Thomas, and Councillors Charlene … Read More

Risk of Pipelines and Oil Tankers at T’Sou-ke Summit

March 20, 2015 |

What will happen if there is a major oil spill in the Salish Sea?

If the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion is approved. What will be the effect of a huge increase in tanker traffic along our coast?

Those are some … Read More

February 27, 2015 |

The marches and walks that were held across Canada in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women in mid-February shone a light on a painful issue with some staggering statistics.

Indigenous women are four times as more likely to be … Read More

Snuneymuxw to vote on specific claim

February 27, 2015 |

Members of Snuneymuxw First Nation will be voting in the near future on a proposed settlement of a long-standing specific claim.

The nation’s council unanimously decided in early February to put an offer from the Government of Canada before community … Read More

Walking for stolen sisters

February 27, 2015 |

Walks in memory and honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women took place across Canada in mid-February. And on Valentine’s Day, people gathered in Nanaimo for a sobering and quiet demonstration for justice and awareness in a march from Vancouver … Read More

Native Sons host basketball tourney March 23-27th

February 27, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

For the first time in over 30 years, the Native Sons junior basketball team will be hosting the All-Native basketball tournament in Snuneymuxw territory from March 23–27.

When the tourney was last hosted in Nanaimo, only the … Read More

The rugby journey of Kyle Joe

February 27, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Kyle Joe is a hard-working student living at Stz’uminus First Nation. He has been a dedicated rugby league player for several years and now has his sights set on becoming a great player and traveling the … Read More

The Indian in the Child

February 27, 2015 |

By Patricia McDougall

Powerful carvings by Darren Blaney of Homalco will soon be installed at a Campbell River school as a lasting lesson about residential schools and their effect on the children in all of us.

The smell of fresh-cut … Read More

Spring brings a bounty from our plants

February 27, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

Historically, winters were times of hunger so new spring plants were very important nutrition boosters in the traditional coastal diet. Nettles, salmonberry shoots and other delicacies begin to appear.

Many tree buds and plant shoots contain Vitamin … Read More

Of Salmon Eggs, Brood stock and Floods

February 27, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

Many First Nations are working together to support a healthy salmon population.

Salmon enhancement includes counting and brood stock collection. In January, Halalt, Penelakut, Stz’uminus and Lyackson nations took part in a salmon egg transplant into the … Read More