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  • Clothing Exchange

    There has been a huge amount of donations of clothing, shoes and boots. We have men’s jackets, pants and shirts; infant and children’s clothing, two baby bath tubs, baby swing, umbrella stroller, lots of women’s and young girls clothing! The door to...
  • Head Start Play Group

    I have invited Rachel Greene from V.N.F.C. She is our Infant Development Consultant and can offer support to parents upon referral. In our circle time, she will be sharing baby signing, singing, activity’s for the toddlers, all with handouts. We meet on...
  • Trinity Time Thanksgiving luncheon

    We are invited to the Trinity hall for a celebration of harvest! Tabita will receive support from the Holy Trinity van for transportation to outings on November 10th and 24th. We meet at 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Everyone welcome!...
  • COHI 2013!

    Children's Oral Health Initiative is working together with parents, grandparents, and caregivers, to prevent early childhood tooth decay. For all the children who joined this year, there will be a follow-up to reach the goal of 4 fluoride varnishes. Eleve...
  • Chew your Juice!

    Fruit is a healthy food or snack for people of all ages.  Fruits contain many vitamins and minerals as well as fibre. Eating an orange or banana or apple or any other fruit often satisfies hunger and thirst. When we choose juice instead of fruit we l...
  • Education Assistant Update

    ÍY SȻÁĆEL HÁLE. SȻÁs ŦE NE SNÁ ŦELAXIYE.  Good day everyone, my name is Gail Sam. ĆSE LÁ,E SEN TŦE  W̱SÁNEĆ (I am from Saanich). I am very pleased to be working with children in the 4 to 7 years old program. I am not a new face h...
  • I,TOTELṈEW̱,ÁUTW̱ News October 2013

    I,TOTELṈEW̱,ÁUTW̱ serves the children and youth of TSAWOUT First Nation. Our overall goal is to provide quality educational support that incorporates our WSÁNEĆ Culture and Tradition, while at the same time advocating on behalf of the students and ...
  • Imagine & Believe Career Planning Sessions

    The Career Planning sessions are hosted by the Office of Indigenous Affairs, University of Victoria. See click here for dates, times and registration....
  • Recreation News September 2013

    North American Indigenous Games The North American Indigenous Games 2014 will be held in Regina, Saskatchewan. So far the recreation department has helped the interested youth try out for the BC Lacrosse Team. From our community, Ambrose Underwood, Lando...
  • Youth Police Day

    Please mark your calendar for the Youth Police Day on September 27, 2013 10:00 am – 3:00 pm here at the Tsawout Gymnasium for youth 12-18 years. Peninsula Panthers, Central Saanich Police Department and Sidney RCMP are partnering with the local youth g...
  • Housing Department Information Session

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  • Annual War Canoe Races

    The Tsawout Annual War Canoe race on August 3-4, 2013 had a great turn out. The competitors pulled hard and displayed their paddling skills. We had numerous visitors and it would not have been possible without the hard work of Rose Jimmy, Darlene Horne, M...
  • Head Start News Sept 2013

    The Head Start Program Coordinator will be meeting with Health Staff and outside organizations to plan for the October parent workshops, play group activities, swim outings and cooking class. Trinity Time Trinity Time will be scheduled on Thursday, Sept...
  • Children’s Oral Health Initiative Program

    The Tsawout Aboriginal C.O.H.I. Aid, Tabita Marks, has kept up with the children’s fluoride varnish program throughout the summer. There have been 49 children seen ages 0 – 4 years and 28 children 5-7 years. This is an early intervention tooth decay i...
  • Child Care News

    We have enjoyed the summer with the children and look forward as they start new adventures in the upcoming school year. The centre will be closed the week of August 26-30th for the annual cleaning and programming. Staff will be getting ready for the start...
  • Tsawout Learning House Summer Camp 2013

    HISKWE to TSAWOUT Summer Camp team leaders for your excellent support for the youth leaders and ALL our campers. You are awesome leaders! It has been a privilege to oversee such an outstanding team. Tabita Marks, Head Start Coordinator 4-6 yrs. old: JELL...
  • Men's and Women's Employment Programs

    Men’s Employment Program (10 weeks) A HESS program: Health, Employment & Social Services program that helps to improve: Life Skills Dream Boards Employment Law Guest Speakers Goal Setting Work Ethics Work Experience Computer skills Self ...
  • Treaty Office Report

    -  Eric Pelkey, Treaty Officer PKOLSThe PKOLS action to bring back the true W̱SÁNEĆ name to our Sacred Mountain was very successful. We had between 600 and 700 supporters on the PKOLS that day.  We did a reenactment of the signing of our Dou...
  • W̱SÁNEĆ Youth News

    We have recently partnered with TakingITGlobal and Adobe for a project called Adobe Youth Voices. TIG is an award winning Canadian based online community of youth who are interested in global issues and creating positive change. Adobe is a large company t...
  • W̱SÁNEĆ Youth News

    We have recently partnered with TakingITGlobal and Adobe for a project called Adobe Youth Voices. TIG is an award winning Canadian based online community of youth who are interested in global issues and creating positive change. Adobe is a large company t...