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Secwepemc Chiefs Want Reconciliation and Justice for Families Impacted by Current Child Welfare System and Indian Residential School Day Scholars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kamloops – On May 28th, 2015, Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin remarked in her speech on “Reconciling Unity and Diversity in the Modern Era: Tolerance and Intolerance” that there are three conditions that she believes “essential to maintaining the norm of tolerance: first, insisting on respect for the human dignity of each person; […]

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SFC Notice to Secwepemc Community Fishers – STOP FISHING IMMEDIATELY

NOTICE TO SECWEPEMC COMMUNITY FISHERS STOP FISHING IMMEDIATELY August 7, 2014 RE:     MOUNT POLLEY MINE TAILINGS POND BREACH On August 4th the tailings pond dam at the Mount Polley Mine site breached and released contaminated waste water and sediment into Polley Lake.  Hazeltine Creek flows out of Polley Lake and the flow of contaminated materials […]

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SNTC Condemns Mount Polley Mine Inaction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Shuswap Nation Tribal Council Condemns Mount Polley Mine Inaction August 5th, 2014 The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council (SNTC) condemns the inaction following the disastrous breach of the Mount Polley Mine’s tailing pond early Monday, August 4th, 2014.  The breach which caused over 5million cubic meters of contaminated water and toxic effluent to […]

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Dipnetting with Dad – New Book Written by Willie Sellars

Dipnetting with Dad Written by Willie Sellars Illustrated by Kevin Easthope “With action-packed illustrations that are larger than life, Dipnetting with Dad showcases the bond between father and son while introducing readers to a story of tradition and culture that needs to be told.” — Alan Woo, author of Maggie’s Chopsticks “Willie’s great book took me back to […]

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Tsilhqot’in Journey for Justice

Tsilhqot’in Journey for Justice Trip to Ottawa: Check it out on U-Tube   http://youtu.be/QbjIPGqOaMs Charlene Belleau, Manager, Indian Residential School Unit Email: cbelleau@afn.ca         Cell: 1 250 305 4701

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Conference Report – International Seminar on the Doctrine of Discovery

The Conference Report from the “International Seminar on the Doctrine of Discovery” which took place September 20th -21st, 2012 at Thompson Rivers University (TRU), Kamloops BC, is now available.  Please click this link to read a copy of the report:   Conference Report Doctrine Discovery Sept 20-21 2012 The Shuswap Nation Tribal Council and TRU hosted […]

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