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Career Pathways Guidebook
Getting a job isn’t necessarily a difficult thing to do; there are many jobs that go unfilled in our communities. But how do you find not just a job but a career that puts groceries…
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Nanwakolas Raises $34,000 for NIC Students
Aboriginal students at NIC will be able to access more support to pursue their post-secondary goals, thanks to the Nanwakolas Corporate Golf Challenge. Nearly 150 golfers took part in the tournament this year, raising more…
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Infinite Possibility
For the twenty-six graduates of Vancouver Island University’s innovative and ground-breaking 2015—2018 First Nations Stewardship Technicians Training Program, the future is unlimited.  What do you feel was your greatest success in the program? “Learning about…
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Not Just In the Job: On the Job
Being a Guardian Watchman is not just a career but a way of life, say Mamalilikulla Chief Richard Sumner and Guardian Watchman Darren Puglas. “Anyone doing this job is someone who isn’t scared of working…
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Stepping Up To Be A Guardian
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a Mamalilikulla Guardian Watchman? Ever thought about why you might want to learn how to be one, and join us in our work? Darren Puglas, who is one…
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Going Back to the Source
“Shellfish are a food source that could feed the world,” says Gina Thomas enthusiastically. Along with Brandon Wilson, Thomas is one of Tlowitsis’ two fulltime Guardian Watchmen. “We have such pristine waters here in our…
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