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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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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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Telling Us Where We Came From
“The information in our archaeological sites is very important for the First Nations,” says Wei Wai Kum member Christine Roberts. “It helps us keep track of our history. It’s evidence, it tells us where we…
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It’s All About Doing It Right
It’s not hard to do things the right way, says long-time K’òmoks Guardian Watchman Cory Frank. “Based on my experience,” says Cory, “the best thing to do if you have a project or something you…
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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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There’s Nothing Like Being There
Ha-ma-yas First Nations host a field trip for visitors into the territories to see what’s happening on the ground. “When you see for yourself what it is you and everyone else is working for, it…
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