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Salish Sea Sentinel | January 25, 2020

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Readers like their Sentinel

April 1, 2016 |

People in the eleven Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) communities like reading this magazine and have some good ideas on how to make it better.

Those were some of the findings in a survey of leaders in a wide-ranging ‘needs assessment’ … Read More

Snaw-naw-as health services increase

April 1, 2016 |

A long-held dream of David Bob for a full suite of health services for the Snawnaw- as First Nation community is becoming a reality.

Dr. Randal Mason is visiting the nation’s four-year-old health centre two days a week. A dental hygienist … Read More

Indigenous centre plan in Nanaimo

April 1, 2016 |

A cultural centre is being proposed on Vancouver Island that would give urban Indigenous people a place to gather together for everything from coffee to ceremonies.

The plan has diverse support including elders from the Snuneymuxw, Metis and Kwakwaka’wakw nations, Indigenous … Read More

Schools Plan Signed

December 1, 2015 |

An innovative local education agreement (LEA) was recently signed between Cowichan Valley School District 79 and Malahat Nation.

It demonstrates a commitment to enhanced learning objectives by focusing on Malahat students’ individual needs and cultural experiences.

Board representatives believe the … Read More

Alisha a Perfect ‘Match’ for Business

December 1, 2015 |

A Young woman from Sliammon First Nation – Alisha Point – thinks she made the perfect match when she started working for Raven Events this summer.

She has been focusing on Raven’s highly successful trademarked Aboriginal Business Match [ABM] events, … Read More

Tsleil-Waututh Leader and Indspire-ation!

September 29, 2015 |

Leonard George was praised as an economic development visionary when the 2016 Indspire award winners were announced in Toronto in mid-September and a former Sentinel journalist was on the scene. In 1989, the unemployment rate on the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation’s reserve … Read More

Pow-wow on the Coast

August 31, 2015 |

Words and photos by Tricia Thomas

Summer is the time to pow-wow across Canada.

The pow-wow circuit includes different nations where celebrations feature beautiful regalia, dancing, singing, the beating of huge drums, traditional foods, crafts and opportunities for socializing and … Read More

Welcome to our Home!

July 2, 2015 |

The Salish Sea is an amazing place. Of course, Coast Salish people have known that for a few millennia. But we are pleased to share it. This edition of The Sentinel is about some of the attractions for visitors to … Read More

Leaders Demand Action to Protect Salish Sea

July 2, 2015 |

Coast Salish leaders said an emphatic “No” to energy development and oil transport through Salish Sea when they gathered at Swinomish, Washington, in early June. Coast Salish Gathering delegates unanimously agreed to work together to address the transport of crude oil shipments by rail and sea through their … Read More