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Check here to see recent News stories for our Nation, Announcements and Community Activity. Our new website is designed to be a hub of activity keeping you in touch with all things Snuneymuxw. 

Jul. 31/12

Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services is pleased to announce three exciting days of soccer in partnership with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Jul. 27/12

The 2nd Annual SFN Days were held on July 20 & 21, 2012. 

Jul. 27/12

When issuing status cards we are required to ask for two pieces of valid ID for an adult's application.

Jul. 27/12

On June 19-25th, Wayne Johnny attended the Transformation Program offered in Campbell River.

Jul. 26/12

NWAC Helen Bassett Commemorative Student Award.

Jul. 20/12

The School Support Form for K5- Grade 12 is now available.

Jul. 19/12

The conference was video taped and the videos are now available for screening. Watch Now

Jul. 19/12

In order to continue to encourage development of research, knowledge, and understanding of these treaties, video of the full conference proceedings is being made available online.

Jul. 18/12

On Friday, July 6 the opening of the Dragonboat Festival took place at Swy-a-Lana Lagoon.

Jul. 12/12


Thursday, July 12, 2012

NANAIMO (British Columbia) – Implementation of Snuneymuxw Treaty of 1854 is Snuneymuxw’s Top Priority

An article published in the Nanaimo Daily News on July 12, 2012 titled “First Nations Losing Their Patience on Treaties” contains errors and does not accurately reflect the views and aspirations of Snuneymuxw or Chief Douglas  White III.  That article inaccurately suggests that Chief White is “firm in his resolve” to reach an agreement with other governments in the BC Treaty Process and “has been working hard to achieve that goal”.