Only time will tell if anyone was listeningOctober 3, 2014 | Salish Sea Sentinel
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
Homalco land transfer in disputeSeptember 11, 2014 | Salish Sea Sentinel
The BC government is in hot water over a parcel of land it is transferring to Homalco First Nation as part of its incremental treaty agreement.
The government announced on August 6 that it would transfer 826 hectares of land … Read More
Tla’Amin Treaty signed at LegislatureJanuary 29, 2014 | Salish Sea Sentinel
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
New Tsawwassen chief looks aheadJune 29, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
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 pipelinesJune 29, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
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
Geoduck protest loomsJune 29, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
Another geoduck battle is brewing today as the Stz’uminus community prepares for the harvest of the pricey shellfish in Kulleet Bay.
Chief John Elliott, who is barred by an injunction has warned that he will be forced “to stand up … Read More
PADDLE TO QUINAULTMay 29, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
“The revitalization of ocean culture through canoes is coming to life.”
That is Guy Capoeman speaking about Paddle to Quinault, the 2013 version of the annual Tribal Journey. He is the project coordinator for the Journey that will end at … Read More
Bannock battle on menu for MalahatMay 29, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
A fried bread competition, raffles, seeking sponsors and a whole lot of paddling.
Those are just a few of the things on the agenda as Malahat First Nation prepares to take part in its first Tribal Journey – Paddle to … Read More
Another journey begins for LeahMay 22, 2013 | Salish Sea Sentinel
This morning (May 22), a long journey will end and another will begin for Leah George-Wilson of Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
Last night, she posted this message on Facebook: “Thinking about tomorrow because I’ll be walking across the stage to accept my … Read More