Tsawout First Nation

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home Community News Douglas Treaty
Treaty News

Treaty News - March

E-mail Print PDF

Treaty Office Report -- February 2014
(Eric Pelkey ; Treaty Officer)

Tsawout Longhouse

(A central part of our identity as WSÀNEĆ People and Families of STÀUTW̱)

I will no longer report on this matter as it has been turned over to Lorne Underwood. I have exited with recommendations sent to the Board about possible Longhouse construction start options. I will leave that to him.


Land Claims and Specifics Claims

We continue with interviews of our Elders and those that are out on the Land and Waters practising their Douglas Treaty and Aboriginal Rights in our territory. We are documenting and mapping this information as proof of our continued, continuous use of all the resources and Lands in our territory and Homeland. We are also documenting our historical uses of all the lands, waters and resources in our Territory. This is to support the Rights and Title action against Canada and BC that we are working towards.

Ongoing and regular funding for important work however is our main hold-up.

The BC Treaty Process is one of our main enemies that we are forced to deal with. All of the surrounding Nations outside the WSÀNEĆ are making claims on our Territory and resources through their new treaty claims. Tsawassen Treaty, TEMEXW Treaty and Hul,Que,Meenum Treaty are those in the BC Treaty Process making claims to our Territory and resources.

Read more...
 



News Archive

Community Calendar

<< April 2014 >> 
 Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa  Su 
   5  6
1213
1920
2627
    

Submit a Story

Do you have something you would like to share on this site, or in the community newsletter?  Please drop us a line, and we'll do our best to spread the word!