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  • Lacrosse Training November 9th - December 14th

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  • Tsawout SNEPENEKS Cultural Society

    Tsawout SNEPENEKS Cultural Society ( better known a the Longhouse Committee) Anyone wishing to become a general member of the Tsawout SNEPENEKS Cultural Society can purchase a membership Charitible Status Designtion for the Society John Gailus of ...
  • Public Works and Taxation - November

    Heavy Garbage Pick-Up A schedule is being set for the Village Maintenance Crew to drive through on a Monthly Basis for any heavy garbage pick-up. The date is set for the 21st of each month.  This day lands on weekend, pick-up will be the following M...
  • Elder News from Rose Jimmy

    Fire Wood We are slowly getting wood for the Elders.  I am having a hard time getting volunteers to help us chop and deliver the wood to the Elders.  We were lucky last week; the Brotherhood came out to help us for the day.  Jesurun Marks,...
  • Lands News - Ancestral Teachings

    A message from SELILIYE (Belinda Claxton) I have an opportunity to work with consultant, Patricia Vickers and some of our Elders here in Tsawout regarding our ancestral teachings and values.  What are the do's and don’ts when it comes to tr...
  • Head Start Activities for November and December

    Head Start Calendar Events for November & December 2010 The Head Start Centre has been open for parents with children 0 – 4 years old. We welcome new parents to join us at any time. A calendar is available at the front desk for our scheduled ev...
  • Head Start and the Talking Circle

    This month the Head Start Program will be working with NIL/TU,O Child & Family Services to deliver an afternoon " Talking Circle". The Talking Circle is an excellent way to have a voice, and to share your thoughts in a sympathetic and sup...
  • Flu Shots Now Available

    The flu shot is in! Clinics will be running every Wednesday all day for flu shots. If Wednesdays don't work for you please call Sarah at 250-652-1149 to book an appointment. On November 12th we will be holding an activity day for children ages 5-12 in...
  • Valued Elder Award

    Congratulations to Liz Underwood Liz Underwood was a recipient of the Valued Elder Recognition Award. This award is given by the University of Victoria's Centre on Aging.  Liz was recognized for : • Fund raising • Mentoring Youth •...
  • Community Health Plan Update

    The Tsawout Health Department is in the midst of our five year evaluation with Health Canada. Paul Kyba has been contracted to review our services as laid out in our Contribution agreement. Members of the Health Advisory committee have been approached, to...
  • Health Accreditation Update

    Accreditation is a process that organizations use to evaluate and to improve patient safety and the quality of their services. It involves examining everyday activities and services against evidence-based standards of excellence. The Tsawout Health Dep...
  • Raise the Longhouse Fund Raiser

    Raise the Long House Fundraiser " A Huge Success" The Raise the Longhouse Fundraiser  was a huge success. The event raised $7,300, on that night and we still have donations coming in. Architect Art Finlayson had a display of the proposed L...
  • Run for Justice and the Talking Stick

    Community members Mavis, Geraldine, David, and Steve Underwood attended an Honouring  Ceremony this past month at the University of Victoria.  Community members Steve Underwood and Rena Dulay were recognized for their participation in the 1988...
  • Sidney Lions Food Bank Information

    The deadline for the Christmas Hampers 2010 is Tuesday November 30th. Hamper application forms need be picked up at the food bank and dropped off by the applicant. If you need a ride, please  book with Norma. 250-652-1149   Follow th...
  • Youth Health Career Fair

    If you are an aboriginal youth ages 14‐17 and are interested in a career in healthcare, we encourage you to attend a one‐day workshop hosted by the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Download the application form here.    ...
  • Learning and Teaching in an Indigeneous World

    Students at the University of Victoria proudly display the paddles they have carved. Community members Nick Claxton and Perry LaFortune played an important part in delivering this year's course at the university. EDCI 499 - Learning and Teaching in an I...
  • Raise the Longhouse Fund Raiser

    We are looking for performers for this event - Singers, Dancers, Drum Groups, etc.  If you are interested, please call or email Eric Pelkey at 250-480-8526.  Email him here....
  • Tsawout 3 on 3 B-Ball Tournament

    Interested? Download the entry form HERE.   The contact for this event is Recreation Manager Rick Hanak.  You can reach him by phone:  250-652-9101, or by email. ...
  • CÁ E TTE SNEWEL - "Working on the Canoe"

    From May through July of this year, the University of Victoria ...
  • Girls Group Starts!

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