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Black Bear Dens
Taking Care Of Black Bear Dens Guardians of the Nanwakolas First Nations are learning how to locate black bear dens on Vancouver Island, to help protect them from the impacts of logging. Black bear dens…
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Doing The Groundwork
The Nanwakolas Referrals Office On any given day in the Referrals Office at Nanwakolas Council, the team will be reviewing the hundred or so referrals that come across their desks every month. The first job…
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Staying Safe, Getting Things Done
How Nanwakolas Council is working during COVID-19   Earlier this year—like every other organization in British Columbia—Nanwakolas Council was faced with the challenge of how to keep working while ensuring we are doing our best…
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Cedar Tree Climate Story Published by CBC
We are happy to report that the Ha-Ma-Yas Guardian cedar tree climate change story has been published on CBC’s Unreserved! “Vancouver Island First Nations aim to tighten protections on cultural red cedar” Read the full…
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Making the Connection
Visitors hosted in the Nanwakolas First Nations’ territories by the Guardians are awed and inspired by seeing what’s happening out on the land and water. Between October 1 and 4 this year, a privileged group…
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Back to the Future
How understanding BC’s ancient coastal heritage sites better will help protect them for future generations to cherish. Imagine for a moment scenes like this: Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria-where many of British Columbia’s settlers are…
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