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Salish Sea Sentinel | January 25, 2020

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Cleaner Energy Alternatives

May 1, 2015 |

The Option for our Nations

Many of our nations are walking the walk when it comes to long-term sustainability by making use of the sun, wind and water to produce energy.

Projects of all sizes—from tens of thousands of dollars … Read More

Heroes in the Nick of Time

May 1, 2015 |

Two men living at Shell Beach on Stz’uminus First Nation—Dale Wells and Leonard Aleck—were recently honoured for their bravery by the Lifesaving Society of BC.

While going for a walk along Silverstrand Road, the pair heard a cry for help. … Read More

Delorme re-elected as Klahoose chief

April 13, 2015 |

James Delorme won a big vote of confidence from Klahoose First Nation members with his re-election as chief on April 11.Also re-elected were councillors Kathy Francis and Kevin Peacey along with new councillor Billy Barnes.According to the unofficial count, Delorme received 122 … Read More

Creating an Economy for Malahat Nation

April 5, 2015 |

by Tricia Thomas

Malahat First Nation’s marine development plan took another step forward on March 18 when the Cowichan Valley Regional District held a public hearing on the proposal.

Chief Michael Harry talked about the waterfront complex and said the driving … Read More

In praise of the blue camas

April 5, 2015 |

The blue camas lily – camassia – grows from a bulb that flowers from late April to mid-May. This native plant often escapes notice because its main habitat around the Salish Sea is the Garry oak ecosystem, an environment that … Read More

Buildings are rising in our Nations

April 5, 2015 |

Some major building projects are underway at First Nations. Buildings are taking shape, ground is broken and architect’s plans are studied.

In early March, there was a groundbreaking ceremony at Sliammon for the Tla’amin Governance House. Work starts this summer … Read More

Carleen runs for NDP

April 5, 2015 |

Politics goes Coast Salish

Bill Yoachim of Snuneymuxw was elected to Nanaimo city council last year. At the same time, Natasha Bob of Snaw-naw-as was elected to her area’s school board.

Now others with connections to Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council … Read More

Winners reading Elsie’s book

April 5, 2015 |

Eleven readers of the Salish Sea Sentinel are reading the words of Elsie Paul this month.

They were winners in a contest in the February issue. Their prize was a copy of Elsie’s book Written As I Remember It: Teachings … Read More

Just Who Are The Terrorists?

April 5, 2015 |

As if we hadn’t enough to worry about, Bill C-51 comes along to complicate things.

The fact that over 80 per cent of Canadians largely supports the government’s new anti-terrorist bill makes the legislation even more disturbing. And it makes … Read More

February 27, 2015 |

The marches and walks that were held across Canada in memory of missing and murdered Indigenous women in mid-February shone a light on a painful issue with some staggering statistics.

Indigenous women are four times as more likely to be … Read More