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Ǥa̱lǥa̱poła: Standing Together

In formally declaring the Gwaxdlala/Nalaxdlala area of their traditional territory to be an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA), the Mamalilikulla First Nation has taken a significant step towards realizing its vision of reclaiming and restoring not only the wellbeing of the territory, but of its people. “We feel it necessary to uphold our ancient...
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BEARLY RECOGNIZABLE
January 11, 2021 Last year on this page, we featured the early results of collaborative work between bear researcher Dr. Melanie Clapham and the Nanwakolas First Nations Guardians, using facial recognition technology and new data…
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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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Climate Change Research
The Nanwakolas Council member First Nations are concerned about the impacts of climate change on habitats and species that they rely on. The Tlowitsis, Da’naxda’xw Awaetlala and K’omoks First Nations are partnering with other Coastal…
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Reconnecting To The Homelands
The work of the Wei Wai Kum Guardians Wei Wai Kum Chief Chris Roberts has no doubts about the importance of his First Nation’s Guardian program: ” The Guardians are the eyes and ears of…
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