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Salish Sea Sentinel | April 5, 2020

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Homalco land transfer in dispute

September 11, 2014 |

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

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

Tla’Amin Treaty signed at Legislature

January 29, 2014 |

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

Ancient discoveries

January 29, 2014 |

The following article is from the March 2005 edition of Klahowya.

When construction began on Stz’uminus First Nation’s sewage works in 2003, no one realized that history would be in the making.

As excavation began around the site of a … Read More

Sacred Trust vows to stop pipeline

January 29, 2014 |

Carleen Thomas of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust made a presentation on the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline to Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s board of directors meeting in late 2013.

Her talk and slide show generated much discussion around the table … 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

Devin Pielle resonates on radio

January 29, 2014 |

Late December was special in many ways for Devin Pielle of Sliammon First Nation. She celebrated a birthday and enjoyed her first Christmas with her baby daughter. This is what she told her friends on Facebook: “Thank you everyone for … Read More