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NANWAKOLAS OPERATIONAL PROTOCOL FOR LARGE CULTURAL CEDAR

 The lands and resources of our territories have sustained our culture, way of life, spirituality, economy and society for countless generations. From child to Elder, a vital part of who we are as peoples is identified and lived on the land. This includes our forests and trees, which have always provided our peoples with bounty...
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MIRED IN A SEA OF BUREAUCRACY
Dealing with derelict boats in Nanwakolas member Nations’ territories is a high priority for them. It is a goal that is immensely challenged by bureaucracy, but the Nations are working hard to partner on solutions.…
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The Ripple Effect
The Nanwakolas Council Marine Team works with the member First Nations to achieve their goals and priorities in marine stewardship. Behind the scenes in the Nanwakolas office are a small, hardworking crew, supporting member First…
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WISE PRINCIPLES FOR GUARDIAN TEAMS
WISE PRINCIPLES FOR GUARDIAN TEAMS On April 9, 2021, all sixteen students in the third cohort of Vancouver Island University’s Stewardship Technician Training Program graduated, with flying colours. The program had been immensely successful. The…
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A Family Of Graduates
A Family Of Graduates “Sixteen strangers who didn’t know each other’s names walked into that classroom last October. By April, we had grown into a family. We may have graduated as individuals, but we did…
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