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Salish Sea Sentinel | July 17, 2024

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COVID-19 Caution

July 29, 2020 |

Coast Salish artist lessLIE reflects on precaution and survival in the times of a pandemic 

By lessLIE

I began to practice precaution around COVID-19 when I first heard about cases of the virus apparently starting in Wuhan, China. This was in December of 2019. In January of … Read More

Interactive play šxʷʔam̓ət comes to Snuneymuxw

February 27, 2018 |

By Julie Chadwick

šxʷʔam̓ət (home) is a production with big aspirations.

Directed by David Diamond from Theatre for Living, šxʷʔam̓ət is broken down into two sections. The audience observes the first part part as a traditional play, and then in … Read More

Breaking the intergenerational cycle

November 29, 2017 |

Personal essay by lessLIE

Editor’s note: This essay contains personal stories involving addiction and abuse and might be triggering to some. Reader discretion is advised.

Being a great parent in any era of humanity has probably always been a challenging  … Read More

Walking through ‘Unbelievable’ exhibit

July 29, 2017 |

By Cara McKenna

“Why do we assume some stories are true when they actually aren’t?” questions Sharon Fortney, a curator at the Museum of Vancouver.

Fortney, who is Klahoose and German, worked on the museum’s latest exhibit titled Unbelievable.

In … Read More


July 29, 2017 |

By Edith Moore, NmTC communications liaison, Halalt First Nation

Summer (Tum’kw’e’lus) is here…what does it mean to you?

I think it’s safe to say that when you think of summer you think of family time. Some of my … Read More

Voices from DTES front lines heard at live taping on MMIW

February 27, 2017 |

A live taping of CBC Radio’s The Current in Vancouver on Jan. 24 was an opportunity for a panel of journalists and artists to speak about their work around the missing and murdered Indigenous women (MMIW) crisis.

But the real … Read More

What does reconciliation mean to you?

January 27, 2017 |

In the last issue of the Sentinel, we featured content from Secret Path, a multimedia project led by Gord Downie, front man of the band Tragically Hip.

It tells the story of 12-year-old Chanie Wenjack, who died in 1966 as … Read More

What to do with all that money?

January 27, 2017 |

When the Sentinel first decided to do a series about personal finance, we didn’t want to simply have articles about bank and credit unionservices or well-used words about things like investing and spending money. Then Joe Allen of Nanaimo offered … Read More

Coast Salish Country!

July 28, 2016 |

Something for everyone in Coast Salish country

Homalco and Klahoose First Nations operate popular wildlife tours in Bute and Toba Inlets on the Mainland in their traditional territories, which lay across the waters from their homes on the islands on … Read More

Sentinel digital readers rise as paperless subscribers top 1,100

May 30, 2016 |

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The number of … Read More