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The Douglas Treaties

2020-07-20T21:02:09+00:00

The Douglas Treaties are a complex topic that affects the lives of W̱SÁNEĆ people every day. While W̱SÁNEĆ people know what really happened, we have to consider both the written and oral versions of the Douglas Treaties. The pages of one of the Douglas treaties, this one covering lands from Esquimalt Harbour to Point Albert along Juan de Fuca Strait. The written version of the Douglas Treaties recognizes specific W̱SÁNEĆ rights, they have been used by W̱SÁNEĆ people to win many legal battles, and they continue to be the subject of discussions with the Federal Government today. However, [...]

The Douglas Treaties2020-07-20T21:02:09+00:00

Community Profile: W̱SÁNEĆ’s Beangka Elliott

2020-07-10T20:58:15+00:00

As part of our mandate, the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council regularly features W̱SÁNEĆ community members who work to enhance recognition and respect for W̱SÁNEĆ culture. Beangka is a WSÁNEĆ traditional knowledge holder dedicated to sharing the cultural knowledge that has been passed down to her. Beangka Elliott is passionate about community work, social justice, Indigenous food systems, land stewardship, consent-based practices, and collective decision making. Her work is grounded in her cultural values and decolonial learning. The daughter of master carver Charles Elliott (Tsartlip First Nation) and Myrna Crossley (Songhees and Esquimalt Nations), Beangka grew up in Tsartlip, immersed [...]

Community Profile: W̱SÁNEĆ’s Beangka Elliott2020-07-10T20:58:15+00:00

Environmental Remediation and Monitoring Opportunity

2020-07-07T22:58:04+00:00

Environmental Remediation and Monitoring Opportunity JOB DESCRIPTION The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council has created an opportunity for a W̱SÁNEĆ person interested in Environmental Remediation and Monitoring. The work to take place this summer involves the remediation of ḰEL,SET (Reay) Creek. This position is not the same as a Cultural Monitor. Between mid-July and mid-September, Transport Canada will be working to remove pollutants from the creek and pond. The Environmental Monitor Assistant will monitor the remediation work to ensure that W̱SÁNEĆ environmental interests are considered. The successful candidate will have the ability to share information and receive on the [...]

Environmental Remediation and Monitoring Opportunity2020-07-07T22:58:04+00:00

Youth Employment Opportunity

2020-07-07T22:59:09+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council - Youth Employment Opportunity Job Description: Six Youth Reef Net Workers Date Posted: June 30, 2020 Due Date: July 8, 2020 Application Details: Please send resume and cover letter to Gord Elliott, Director of Operations (gord.elliott@wsanec.com) by due date JOB DESCRIPTION As an organization focused on self-determination, the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council promotes the W̱SÁNEĆ culture, traditional practices, and SENĆOŦEN language, including the original W̱SÁNEĆ management of the environment as it was meant to be. The WLC also seeks to promote sustainable and equitable development of resources within W̱SÁNEĆ Territory. One of the projects the [...]

Youth Employment Opportunity2020-07-07T22:59:09+00:00
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