The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council submits open letter to Prime Minister in support of Mi’kmaq in Fisheries Dispute

2020-09-30T16:04:18+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council's letter to Prime Minister Trudeau condemns government inaction that enables continued infringement of Mi’kmaq rights, further encouraging acts of hostility and violence. Shown above: A Sipekne’katik First Nation community member holds a drum as he sits on lobster traps in Saulnierville, N.S. on Sunday, September 20, 2020. A flotilla of non-Indigenous fishing boats moved into St. Marys Bay off western Nova Scotia on Sunday to remove lobster traps set by fishermen from the Sipekne’katik First Nation. Image courtesy of THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark O’Neill.  Read The Letter RECENT POSTS How are we [...]

The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council submits open letter to Prime Minister in support of Mi’kmaq in Fisheries Dispute2020-09-30T16:04:18+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ community members provide an Indigenous perspective on reconciliation.

2020-09-02T18:50:29+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ community members have been featured in a new website aimed at providing an Indigenous perspective on reconciliation. Shown above: PENÁ Elliott with three student volunteer alumni who spearheaded the Taking Reconcili-Action project. The “Taking Reconcili-Action” project began with student volunteers from the BC Heritage Fairs Society interviewing members of the W̱SÁNEĆ First Nation. The project has culminated in an accessible online resource about meaningful reconciliation, from a W̱SÁNEĆ perspective. Several W̱SÁNEĆ community members are featured, including  J’SIṈTEN (Dr. John Elliott), a well-known mentor and SENĆOŦEN teacher; Chris Paul, the contemporary Salish Artist; the work of Sarah Jay, [...]

W̱SÁNEĆ community members provide an Indigenous perspective on reconciliation.2020-09-02T18:50:29+00:00
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