Press Coverage

Snuneymuxw in the News

Here you will find News stories and Press Coverage concerning the Nation.

Wed. Apr. 6/11

Proposed legislation to the Indian Act that will give 45,000 more people status without any clear idea of where funding will come from for Nations to deal with all those new members.

Wed. Mar. 16/11

Partnerships, cooperation and cultural heritage were on the menu for a community-to-community (C2C) province-wide forum that was hosted by the First Nations Summit and the Union of BC Municipalities on March 1 in Vancouver.

Fri. Mar. 4/11

Upgrades are nearly complete on Snuneymuxw homes thanks to more than $119,000 in funding from the federal government.

Sat. Jan. 1/11

The past year was a very eventful one for all of the 11 member nations of Naut'sa Tribal council.

Thu. May. 13/10

“Salmon are sacred and I am honoured that you recognize that,” White said as he gave a mini-history lesson to the 200 people gathered in a waterside park overlooking Nanaimo’s harbour.

Wed. May. 12/10

The third annual Traditional Foods of Vancouver Island First Nations conference was learning with a difference.

Thu. Apr. 1/10

John Wesley likes to keep busy. And he is doing just that these days, if his calendar in mid-March is any example.

Wed. Mar. 3/10

Sliammon First Nation elder Elsie Qazustala’s Paul received an honorary doctor of letters from Vancouver Island University (VIU) in January

Wed. Mar. 3/10

The grandfather was Doug White I – Tiqwup – chief of Snuneymuxw in the 1960s. The boy was Doug White III – Kwul’a’sul’tun – who, in December, was elected chief of Snuneymuxw First Nation.

Wed. Mar. 3/10

Martie Wyse of Snuneymuxw had the honour of being one of the 11 First Nation keepers of the flame as its spent more than 100 days traveling across Canada.

Sat. Oct. 31/09

The torch for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games is currently on its tour of Canada.

Mon. Oct. 5/09

Canoes from many of our nations joined the annual Tribal Journey along the coast of the Salish Sea this year to the destination – Suquamish

Mon. Oct. 5/09

Since NmTC sponsored a Housing Governance workshop last year, our nations have been making major advances in setting out policies and procedures that work for them.

Mon. Oct. 5/09

An estimated 1,000 people came to honour the memory of Chief Viola Wyse of Snuneymuxw on August 21 at the Beban Auditorium in Nanaimo.