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Salish Sea Sentinel | March 29, 2020

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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

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

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

Aboriginal economic development

September 11, 2014 |

Our nations help host CANDO National Conference

More than 400 Aboriginal economic development officers from across Canada will visit Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) communities later this month at the annual CANDO national conference in Nanaimo.

The theme for the … Read More

Kwunew Kwasun puts Malahat back on map

September 11, 2014 |

Nation celebrates with grand opening of the new cultural resource centre

Eliana Harry received thunderous applause when she spoke at a grand opening for Malahat Nation’s new cultural centre and library on August 6.

The eight-year-old, wearing a pink floral … Read More

The sound of a different drummer from Tsawwassen

September 10, 2014 |

The Tsawwassen First Nation was a tough place to be a teen in the 1980s. There was nothing to do, nowhere to hang out, and Andrew Bak’s family wasn’t well-to-do. So when Bak’s clarinet – one of his few sources … Read More

Spring arrives early at T’Sou-ke

January 29, 2014 |

The first day of spring may be weeks away for most of us, but at Ladybug Garden & Greenhouse at T’Sou-ke First Nation, there are definite signs of a new season.

Christine George, who is the nation’s administration receptionist, also … Read More

The Spirit of Wilson Bob

January 29, 2014 |

The spirit of Wilson Bob was in the room on Feb. 26 as the five Te’mexw treaty nations signed pre-treaty agreements for land with the BC government.

Each speaker from the nations honoured the achievements of the late Snaw-naw-as leader, … Read More

Networking works on housing

January 29, 2014 |

Some of the best examples of Naut’sa mawt (working together as one) have come at the workshops and other networking events that have been held over the years.

Whether it is governance, housing, comprehensive community planning or other topics, people … Read More

Stz’uminus land vote “yes”

January 29, 2014 |

Stz’uminus members voted overwhelmingly to reassume jurisdiction of their lands on Dec. 5. A total of 96 per cent of registered voters said a resounding ‘Yes’ to a framework agreement on First Nation Land Management (FNLM).

The vote in favour of … Read More