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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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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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COVID-19 Update
Please note that only essential visitors are permitted in our offices at present: we recommend you call in advance to check if you are uncertain.
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A Togetherness of Guardians
The 2019 annual gathering of the Ha-ma-yas Stewardship Network involved watershed planning, “deep time” archaeological surveys, eDNA, the ICO, story-telling, karaoke and more. A gathering on Quadra The latest gathering of the Ha-ma-yas First Nations…
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