SX̱ÁNEȽ- The Bullhead Moon

2022-04-29T20:40:31+00:00

This time of year,  is traditionally known as SX̱ÁNEȽ- BULLHEAD MOON SX̱ÁNEȽ NIȽ ȽḴÁLJ ŚW̱TÁĆELS TŦE ȻOSEN NEÁTEṈ EȻS PIOTEȽ. TUO OL HOI TŦE ĆEḴ ŚPW̱ELO, EN SU YÁ, SȽO I ȻNIȽ EN SU QENEW̱TŦE SX̱ÁNEȽ SÁSU. U MEQ TŦE QEQSEĆEN I TŦE SX̱EDJELI TÁĆEL. ȻNIȽS TU ÍYSOTs TŦE SCÁĆEL. I ȻNIȽs YÁs ĆELÁU TŦE SW̱E W̱OEŦ YÁ, ȾOḰES LÁE TŦE STOLU. ENÁ, I WÁWE EṮ TENĆOLEḰ. TW̱E YOŦ OL U SÁSU TŦE QEȽ W̱ILṈEW̱ȽTE. ĆEUIN SELÁLEW̱I U YÁ, SȽO. ÁMEĆEṈ SU ṮELÁENs EȻs ȽÁUḴEM I TŦE S₭Á, U ȻENTOL E TŦE ȽEKES. I HO SW̱YÁ, ṮEȽNÁLEṈ I [...]

SX̱ÁNEȽ- The Bullhead Moon2022-04-29T20:40:31+00:00

Calling all Mural Artists!

2022-04-29T00:35:27+00:00

Calling all Mural Artists! Salt Spring Arts has an incredible opportunity for mural artists this summer. They are adding three murals to the heart of Ganges Village (Shiya’hwt/SYOWT) on Salt Spring Island. Award $5,000 — $15,000. Deadline for round 1 — MAY 16, 2022 MORE INFORMATION RECENT POSTS Leave Us Your Feedback Here

Calling all Mural Artists!2022-04-29T00:35:27+00:00

Meet Kevin Paul

2022-04-27T19:14:02+00:00

The WLC is pleased to welcome Kevin Paul to the team! Learn more about Kevin Paul and how he will help fulfill the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council’s mandate. Click play to view the short interview, or read the transcript below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBf8e6_N-nM Interviewer: Can you tell us your name and where you’re from? Hi, my name's Philip, Kevin Paul. I live on the W̱JOȽEȽP side of W̱SÁNEĆ. My father was the late Philip Christopher Paul, co-founder of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs and co-founder of the National Indian Brotherhood, which is now the AFN. My mother was Frances Elliott, who [...]

Meet Kevin Paul2022-04-27T19:14:02+00:00

This Time 80 Years Ago – April 1942

2022-04-26T22:02:50+00:00

The Victoria Daily Times: April 25, 1942 By H. Glynn Ward The Indians who live on the reserve at Patricia Bay call themselves the "Zeechuma," meaning those who live on the Land of Clay, In days gone by they were a powerful band, no less than 150 of them signed the contract made when the Indians of Vancouver Island deeded over all lands except their villages to the Hudson's Bay Company. But now there are but a handful left, they grow fewer every year. It was still dark when Martha Morris of the Zeechuma got up to light the store [...]

This Time 80 Years Ago – April 19422022-04-26T22:02:50+00:00

The The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is hiring

2022-04-22T22:10:05+00:00

The First Peoples' Cultural Council is hiring Marketing and Communications Officer's Join a growing team, dedicated to revitalizing B.C.’s Indigenous languages, cultures, and arts. The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is small but mighty and they are making a difference. The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) is looking to fill two COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER positions to support the success and impact of our programs. Both positions work together with the Communications Manager in a team environment to raise the profile of FPCC and contribute to effective communications and information sharing with our stakeholders, including First Nations communities, partners and funders, our [...]

The The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is hiring2022-04-22T22:10:05+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Douglas Treaty Hunters Conference

2022-04-11T18:04:48+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Douglas Treaty Hunters Conference April 21, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Tsawout Gymnasium In attendance will be lawyers presenting on court cases that pertain to the Aboriginal and Treaty Rights of W̱SÁNEĆ Hunters. A panel will be available to answer questions from W̱SÁNEĆ hunters. As well, an open mike will be available for any who wishes to make a statement. This meeting will take place on April 21st, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Tsawout Gymnasium. RECENT POSTS How are we doing? Leave Us Your Feedback Here

W̱SÁNEĆ Douglas Treaty Hunters Conference2022-04-11T18:04:48+00:00

HEUIST TŦE ḴELAḴ Honour the Babies Ceremony

2022-04-02T23:42:27+00:00

HEUIST TŦE ḴELAḴ Honour the Babies Ceremony on April 21, 2022 NIȽ TU,O Child and Family Services Society is hosting H E U I S T   T Ŧ E   Ḵ E L A Ḵ, Honour the Babies ceremony on April 21, 2022. We will be honouring babies born in 2021 from the seven affiliated nations that NIȽ TU,O Child and Family Services Society serves. The ceremony is intended to clear the path for each new life in a good way. Due to the concerns over safety and wellbeing of young babies against the COVID 19 and other communicable illnesses, this year’s ceremony will be [...]

HEUIST TŦE ḴELAḴ Honour the Babies Ceremony2022-04-02T23:42:27+00:00

PEXSISEṈ – The Moon of the Opening hands

2022-04-01T19:00:27+00:00

This time of year,  is traditionally known as PEXSISEṈ - The Moon of the Opening hands, the blossoming out Moon. NIȽ PEXSISEṈ ȽḰÁLJ ĆȽ ENÁ,. PEXSISEṈ TŦE MEQ STÁṈ JISEṈ TŦE ŦÁŦḴI SU ȻILs TŦE SPAKEṈ. TW̱E YOŦ OL U PE,PE,W̱ÁLS TŦE SĆES E TIÁ ȽḰÁLJ. NIȽ EN ŚW̱TU,O, QENEW̱TŦE XELXELJ. ȻNIȽ EN SU OLEXET EN SU ŚÁMET I KELOEṈ E TŦE S,OX̱E. TES E TŦEN ŚW̱ĆAḴET TŦE XPȺ. EN SU ȽENÁS JELLIs NIȽ ĆOȻEW̱SE TŦE SȽEUI E TIÁ, ĆEN ȾOȽEN. NIȽ SE SU XÁĆENs TŦE ḰȽȺs TŦE XPȺ EN SU ĆȺ E TŦE XEUES SNEW̱EȽ E TIÁ, [...]

PEXSISEṈ – The Moon of the Opening hands2022-04-01T19:00:27+00:00

The CRD is hiring a Tour and Resource Planning Assistant

2022-04-01T01:30:55+00:00

CRD Employment Opportunity - Tour and Resource Planning Assistant Position Summary The Tour and Resource Planning Assistant will work with the Tour Program Coordinator to assist with the preparation, organization and delivery of public and school tours of the Greater Victoria Water Supply Area (GVWSA), as well as provide assistance to the review of the environmental characteristics of the GVWSA. This position will have a variable work schedule of weekdays and weekends. FULL JOB POSTING HERE RECENT POSTS Leave Us Your Feedback Here

The CRD is hiring a Tour and Resource Planning Assistant2022-04-01T01:30:55+00:00
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