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Cross-border treaty challenges pipeline

October 4, 2014 |

A new international treaty effectively makes Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project illegal by Coast Salish law.

The International Treaty to Protect the Salish Sea was signed by 11 North American aboriginal leaders during a two-day gathering at Tsleil-Waututh First … Read More

Chief Williams looks ahead after final Indian Act election

September 29, 2014 |

Clint Williams was elected Sliammon chief for his fourth term on Sept. 13 by a narrow margin. With 199 votes, he defeated Gloria Francis who had 180 and Vern Pielle with 65.

Chief Williams spoke about his narrow victory as … 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

Welcome to the Salish Sea Sentinel

January 29, 2014 |

We sincerely hope that this monthly magazine, filled with the positive, forward-looking articles from our eleven First Nations, will carry on the ten-year legacy of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council newsletters. The decision to publish the magazine came from our board of … Read More

Big numbers for Stz’uminus

April 29, 2013 |

There were a few surprises in store on April 25 when leaders from First Nations, local governments and business attended the Power In Numbers event at Stz’uminus First Nation.

And the big one came first. Chief John Elliott and Don … Read More