The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, located within W̱SÁNEĆ territory and currently managed by the Federal Government, offers stunning views of both the stars and the surrounding mountains and valleys. As of now, all information at the observatory regarding the night sky and the surrounding land comes from a Western perspective. Shown above from left to right are: J,SIṈTEN (John Elliott), nLauri Roche, Friends of the DAO staff, Tye Swallow, Joni Olsen, Justin Fritz, PENÁĆ (Dave Underwood), SX̱EDŦELISIYE (Renee Sampson), and SELILIYE (Belinda Claxton) during a recent trip to the Observatory. The WLC has partnered with the observatory to rectify this [...]
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ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY CONTRACTOR POSTING Island Marine Aquatic Working Group Vancouver Island and Mainland Inlet Regional, Fish, Fish Habitat and Fisheries Indigenous Knowledge Gathering January 2022 – March 31, 2023 Requirements/Duties: We are seeking an Indigenous expert with the knowledge and expertise in working with Indigenous communities, to: Coordinate the Indigenous Knowledge project. Understand the current protocols or development of, for collecting/using Indigenous Knowledge. Organize and facilitate Knowledge Holders engagement. Understand the cultural dynamics, transparency and privacy requirements of using and storing Indigenous Knowledge. Set-up database, enter data collected while providing training to IMAWG staff on how [...]
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Tseycum’s Store Frankies Trading Post is Hiring. Learn more below Learn more about this Opportunity MORE OPPORTUNITIES
The WLC is pleased to welcome Marla Sampson to the team! Learn more about Marla Sampson and how she 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=RtyU5DYfILU Marla: I come with 30 plus years of administrative experience in various roles. In accounting to office administration, to office management. I've done a number of college and university courses where I completed a number of certificates needing to and wanting to complete my business administration at Camosun. Let's see. Yeah, like I said, at least 30 plus [...]
The WLC is pleased to welcome Laurie Whitehead to the team! Learn more about Laurie Whitehead and how she 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=Z3LnZXf7DmA Laurie: My name is Laurie Whitehead, and my education, my background is, oh quite a long time ago, about 20 years I completed a master resource and environmental management program at SFU Simon Fraser University. I also did my undergrad there in political science and Latin American studies. And through that, got to spend semesters in Mexico and [...]
W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council and District of Saanich sign ÁTOL,NEUEL MOU News release For immediate release December 3, 2021 Saanich, BC – The W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council (WLC) and the District of Saanich formalized their commitment to reconciliation and are pursuing opportunities for collaboration with the signing of an ÁTOL,NEUEL (“Respecting One Another”) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). “The District of Saanich get their name from our people, and they make decisions about our lands and water without our participation. This MOU is a first step toward changing this relationship and creating a welcoming feeling for W̱SÁNEĆ people in our homelands,” said Tsartlip [...]
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY YYJ Airport Is Hiring two positions. Learn more below Learn more about the Environmental Officer Position Learn more about the Mechanic position MORE OPPORTUNITIES
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Parks Canada - Coastal BC Field Unit, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve is hiring a Ecosystem Integrity – Resource Management Officer / Technician $52,662 to $77,523 (currently under review) (salary level will be determined in accordance with the level of position) Closing date: 22 December 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time Learn more MORE OPPORTUNITIES
ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea is Hiring Casual/Part-time Visitor Experience Associate. Connecting the public with the Salish Sea Bioregion and its ecosystems through engagement, knowledge and awareness, the Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea offers a fun, interactive and informative experience of science and culture to visitors of all ages – welcoming over 70,000 visitors a year. Learn more MORE OPPORTUNITIES