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Snuneymuxw Invites you to attend the 2024 tsetsuw’ hiw’a’lum / Coast Salish Games

2024-04-19T21:50:42+00:00

Snuneymuxw First Nation Invites you to attend the 2024 tsetsuw' hiw'a'lum / Coast Salish Games! Click here to submit an expression of interest! Youth Athletes from ages 7 - 16 can participate in: Track & Field Basketball Soccer Bone Game Paddling The games are scheduled to take place from July 21st to July 26th, followed by the annual Snuneymuxw Days celebration on the 27th and 28th. 2024. The venues for 2024 tsetsuw' hiw'a'lum' are throughout Nanaimo. The Games will begin with an opening ceremony on Sunday, July 21st, at 10:00 am. Following the ceremony, in-person registration will [...]

Snuneymuxw Invites you to attend the 2024 tsetsuw’ hiw’a’lum / Coast Salish Games2024-04-19T21:50:42+00:00

This Time 57 Years Ago – April 1967

2024-04-11T19:18:18+00:00

Indians Unite in Major Drive To Get Compensation for Land By AL FORREST    British Columbia's 45.000 Indians today laid claim to all the land in the province.    Tsartlip band chief Philip Paul 33, of West Saanich announced today BC's 219 bands have united to demand compensation for lands which he said were never surrendered to the while man.    "In addition we are seeking compensation for the 100 years of hardship and suffering the Indian people have undergone since Confederation.”    At the founding meeting of the Confederation of Native Indians of B.C. in Vancouver Saturday Mr. Paul was named chief spokesman. [...]

This Time 57 Years Ago – April 19672024-04-11T19:18:18+00:00

PEXSISEṈ – The Moon of the Opening hands

2024-04-08T15:29:19+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 hands2024-04-08T15:29:19+00:00

Ocean Networks Canada Youth Opportunity

2024-04-08T19:56:51+00:00

Oceans Network Canada Youth Opportunity Ocean Networks Canada are currently hiring Youth Science Ambassadors. The role is for Indigenous youth aged 18-30, and is a remote position (computer provided) and they receive two weeks of in person training. For someone interested in ocean science and Indigenous ways of knowing! RECENT POSTS Leave Us Your Feedback Here

Ocean Networks Canada Youth Opportunity2024-04-08T19:56:51+00:00

Artist Call for Upcoming Project with TELUS

2024-04-08T19:56:56+00:00

Artist Call for Upcoming Project with TELUS TELUS are currently seeking an Indigenous artist to create a piece of artwork for our Saanich Central Office redevelopment and wrapping three fleet vehicles in the Victoria region. This project aims to highlight and amplify the artist/artwork, and is committed to featuring an artist with strong ties to the communities in which the art will be shared. They have been working closely with the Indigenous Artist Collective throughout the project details, scope and artist call. Applications are open now and close on April 21 at midnight. RECENT POSTS Leave [...]

Artist Call for Upcoming Project with TELUS2024-04-08T19:56:56+00:00

Share your thoughts to receive a $50 gift card!

2024-04-08T20:57:21+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!2024-04-08T20:57:21+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Women’s Conference: Register Today!

2024-04-04T00:01:44+00:00

W̱SÁNEĆ Women's Conference: Register Today! The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council is hosting a Women's Conference! DATE: April 13th and 14th, 2024. TIME: 9am - 4pm (exact times are still TBD) WHERE: 7449 W Saanich Rd, Brentwood Bay, BC (School Board Cultural Centre) Lunch will be provided and Childcare is available. This will be a sacred space for us to gather, share experiences, receive teachings, and celebrate W̱SÁNEĆ women. Click below to register for the event: Register Here! RECENT POSTS Leave Us Your Feedback Here

W̱SÁNEĆ Women’s Conference: Register Today!2024-04-04T00:01:44+00:00

NCC is seeking a Manager, Indigenous Engagement & Conservation

2024-04-03T23:13:03+00:00

NCC is seeking a Manager, Indigenous Engagement & Conservation CLICK TO VIEW THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION The Manager, Indigenous Engagement and Conservation works with the Director and NCC’s Indigenous Engagement and Conservation team and is focused on: the collaborative development and activation of policy, guidance and tools for implementation of the Indigenous Conservation Engagement Framework (ICEF), building Indigenous cultural awareness and competency across the organization, and providing guidance and support for NCC staff to build meaningful relationships through engagement with Indigenous Peoples. This work supports the achievement of NCC’s strategic priority to be a trusted partner and ally with [...]

NCC is seeking a Manager, Indigenous Engagement & Conservation2024-04-03T23:13:03+00:00

District of Central Saanich is Hiring a Fleet Mechanic

2024-03-28T21:29:50+00:00

District of Central Saanich is Hiring a Fleet Mechanic CLICK TO VIEW THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION Reporting to the Fleet Supervisor, this position performs a variety of mechanical work related to the maintenance, servicing and repairs of a wide variety of municipal vehicles and equipment. The ideal candidate will possess the completion of grade 12 or equivalent, a BC Trade Qualification or Red Seal Ticket as a Heavy Duty Mechanic, Commercial Transport Mechanic, or Automotive Mechanic. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have two (2) years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of training [...]

District of Central Saanich is Hiring a Fleet Mechanic2024-03-28T21:29:50+00:00

WLC Hosts Another Successful Open House

2024-03-29T00:36:08+00:00

On February 8th from 12 PM to 6 PM, the W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council (WLC) opened the doors of its offices for its second annual Open House. The Open House provided community members with an opportunity to meet the WLC team in person and to learn more about how the WLC is working to advance the interests and rights of W̱SÁNEĆ with the entities that operate in W̱SÁNEĆ territory. WLC staff members provided attendees with in-depth presentations regarding their work on behalf of the W̱SÁNEĆ. Each WLC team member shared vibrant, detailed poster boards covered in photos and engaged [...]

WLC Hosts Another Successful Open House2024-03-29T00:36:08+00:00
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