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Ceremonial Unveiling of a Carved Salish Pole on SḴŦAḴ

2024-06-12T19:32:08+00:00

The Campbell Bay Music Festival Society and the Mayne Island Agricultural Society invite you to attend the Ceremonial Unveiling of a Carved Salish Pole on SḴŦAḴ Carved by W̱SÁNEĆ artist TEMOSEṈ Chazz Elliott Friday June 21 2024 4-5pm At the Agricultural Hall Grounds 340 Fernhill Road, SKTAK /Mayne Island Opening words by W̱SÁNEĆ Elder J,SIṈTEN Dr. John Elliott Unveiling and Artist’s Talk by TEMOSEṈ Chazz Elliott Honoring dance by the ȽÁU, WELṈEW̱ Tribal School youth dancers Cake to follow RECENT POSTS How are we doing? Leave Us Your Feedback Here

Ceremonial Unveiling of a Carved Salish Pole on SḴŦAḴ2024-06-12T19:32:08+00:00

The WLC is hiring Youth Workers for the Reef Net project

2024-06-12T18:36:37+00:00

WSÁNEĆ Leadership Council – Youth Employment Opportunity Youth Reef Net Worker Date Posted: June 12, 2024 Due Date: June 28, 2024, 2:00 PM Application Details: Please send resume and cover letter to Marla Sampson, Office Manager (marla.sampson@wsanec.com) by June 28, 2024, 2:00 PM JOB DESCRIPTION As an organization focused on self-determination, The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council promotes the W̱SÁNEĆ culture, traditional practices, and language, including the original W̱SÁNEĆ management of the environment as meant to be. The WLC also seeks to promote sustainable and equitable development of resources within W̱SÁNEĆ Territory. One of the projects the WLC is currently facilitating to [...]

The WLC is hiring Youth Workers for the Reef Net project2024-06-12T18:36:37+00:00

This Time 16 Years Ago – June 2nd, 2008

2024-06-06T20:20:09+00:00

Times Colonist: June 2, 2008 [IMAGE] ADRIAN LAM, TIMES COLONIST Cora and Vern Jacks display the shawl designed for ceremonies that will repatriate the remains of their ancestors from New York's Museum of Natural History. Voyage to bring historic bones home Tseycum members off to New York to repatriate remains JUDITH LAVOIE Times Colonist As Jacqueline Jacks put the red and black shawl over her shoulders, her eyes reflected a mix of excitement and trepidation.    The shawls and vests, with a stylized design of a figure praying to the Creator, are symbols of a journey of a lifetime.    Jacks is [...]

This Time 16 Years Ago – June 2nd, 20082024-06-06T20:20:09+00:00

This Time 16 Years Ago – June 8th, 2008

2024-06-06T21:18:57+00:00

Times Colonist: June 8, 2008 Give Woodwyn to us, Tsartlip band says Federal government should buy farm; First Nation will decide how to use land CHIEF IVAN WAYNE MORRIS I watch the effort to purchase the Woodwynn Farm bordering Tsartlip First Nation, the community where I was born and of which today, I am chief and I say what many of us feel and believe: This is our land. To this day the WSANEC people identify with the land that is now called Woodwynn Farm. Our ancestors occupied this territory for thousands of years prior to the arrival of the [...]

This Time 16 Years Ago – June 8th, 20082024-06-06T21:18:57+00:00

Victoria Film Festival Event – F1RST: A Celebration of Indigenous Film

2024-06-06T16:37:06+00:00

Victoria Film Festival is presenting a new event this year, called F1RST: A Celebration of Indigenous Film. There will be six movies from Indigenous creators presented from June 21 to 23. We're giving away two tickets to F1RST: A Celebration of Indigenous Film, hosted by @victoriafilmfest ! You and a guest could win free tickets to one showing of your choice. Visit our Instagram or Facebook for information on how to enter before June 14 at 4pm PST. FULL LINEUP June 21 5pm - Wilfred Buck 7:30pm - Yintah June 22 1:45pm - Smoke Signals 4pm - Hey, Viktor! June [...]

Victoria Film Festival Event – F1RST: A Celebration of Indigenous Film2024-06-06T16:37:06+00:00

Share your thoughts to receive a $50 gift card!

2024-06-04T20:56:46+00:00

Share your thoughts to receive a $50 gift card! The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council is working on developing a Marine and Land Use Plan for the W̱SÁNEC people that will help guide us under a unified vision for the marine/land environment and protect the W̱SÁNEĆ way of life. It will help identify appropriate strategies to assert and affirm W̱SÁNEĆ authority and presence throughout the territory. This is a multi-year (5+) initiative that will identify community goals and priorities regarding Douglas Treaty Rights, Aboriginal Rights and title, and appropriate strategies to assert and affirm W̱SÁNEĆ authority and presence throughout the territory. [...]

Share your thoughts to receive a $50 gift card!2024-06-04T20:56:46+00:00

Amplifying Youth Accomplishments: Blake Swan

2024-05-29T19:22:53+00:00

🏆 Meet Blake from Tsartlip and Ahousaht First Nation! 🏆 Blake's journey in lacrosse is truly inspiring. Drafted to the Junior A Shamrocks, named Victoria's High School Athlete of the Year, and awarded the Premier's Award from I·SPARC, he's achieved so much at just 17. With a gold medal from the Alberta Indigenous Games, Blake's dedication to training, inspired by his grandpa, shines through. His advice? "Keep practicing, stay consistent, and practice like you play." Discover Blake’s journey and future goals by reading the full interview below 🥍✨ Interviewer: Who are you, and where are you from? My name [...]

Amplifying Youth Accomplishments: Blake Swan2024-05-29T19:22:53+00:00

This Time 63 Years Ago – May 1961

2024-05-29T21:35:31+00:00

Times Colonist: May 29, 1961 Chief Thunderbird, Baptiste Paul, 7286 W. Sannich Rd., shows five year-old son Davey where all Indians can vote in Esquimalt-Sannich by election today, first time full franchise has been extended in B.C. Polling station is Brentwood Women's Institute Hall. Photo by Halkett. RECENT POSTS How are we doing? Leave Us Your Feedback Here

This Time 63 Years Ago – May 19612024-05-29T21:35:31+00:00

The District of Central Saanich is seeking an experienced Finance Clerk – Utility & Taxes

2024-05-29T00:31:56+00:00

The District of Central Saanich is seeking an experienced Finance Clerk - Utility & Taxes The District of Central Saanich, located on the Saanich Peninsula of Southern Vancouver Island enjoys the reputation of being among the best locations in Canada to work, live and play. Central Saanich is bounded on both the east and west by ocean and is known for its scenic rolling countryside and bounty of farms. This community of 18,000 residents has a vibrant, small village character and includes the Tsawout and Tsartlip First Nations; and it is central to all amenities of the Greater Victoria [...]

The District of Central Saanich is seeking an experienced Finance Clerk – Utility & Taxes2024-05-29T00:31:56+00:00
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