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  • Community Meeting Minutes

    Tsawout Community Meeting September 28, 2009 (6:00 pm – 9:40pm) Council Chambers, Old Administration Building Opening remarks: Rose acknowledged the community members (approximately 30+ members) support at meeting to deal with community safet...
  • News from Rose Jimmy

    It has been busy, busy, busy! The next meeting for the Volunteers Watch Patrol is on the 19th at the Band Council Chambers at 6PM. There is a Smoke house meeting following. I am so grateful for the Brotherhood for helping us out with the Elders wood thi...
  • Tsawwassen Treaty

    BC and Canada have had no contact with the Tsawout First Nation since we met with them on September 2nd and I reported in the last Tsawout newsletter. They advised us that they would respond to us in writing, on all matters that were raised at that meeti...
  • Longhouse Reconstruction Update

    Our Elders have now created a non-profit society called the Tsawout SNEPENEKS, Cultural Society. A membership fee was decided upon at the last meeting, so anyone wishing to become a general member of the Tsawout SNEPENEKS Cultural Society can purchase a...
  • Gathering Strength Facility Complete

      The gymnasium, kitchen and classrooms are now complete. We are excited about the new opportunities and services for the Tsawout Community.  Some of the features of our new building include: Full Size Professional Gymnasium Commerc...
  • Comprehensive Community Plan

    The  Comprehensive  Community  Plan (CCP) is in the beginning stages of development. Tsawout is working closely with the consultant, AECOM Planning Group to create the CCP.  Background Information: ...
  • Comprehensive Community Plan

    The  Comprehensive  Community  Plan (CCP) is in the beginning stages of development. Tsawout is working closely with the consultant, AECOM Planning Group to create the CCP.  Background Information: ...
  • Repatriation of Remains

    We are working with the Western Washington University's Burke Museum for the return of remains taken from Pender Island in 1944. We are also working with Simon Fraser University Museum of Ethnology for the return of the remains of 150 of our people. ...
  • Tsawout Longhouse Rebuilding Project

    The tragic loss of our longhouse is a huge blow to our people. The importance of the longhouse in our community is central to our culture and who we are as Saanich people. Base upon the Fire Marshall's report  the cause of the fire is undetermined. ...
  • SENCOTEN Language Project

    We are still awaiting written approval on our Language Submission to the FederalGovernment, before moving forward. Our Submission to the First Peoples Cultural Foundation for the BC Language Initiative was not successful. We are still trying to get a meet...
  • Treaty Projects

    Here we can have a category blog relating to the different projects the treaty group is working on....
  • Membership Overview

    This article will cover everything that should be included in the "Membership" area of the website. Topics might include:  How do I become a member and what are the steps involved.  INDIAN REGISTRY TSAWOUT MEMBERS...
  • Lands Administration

        At the current time, Tsawout has minimal   amount of   funds to carry out land administration   under the Indian Affairs,Regional Land Administration Program - RLAP.  Tsawout will be going to a vote on M...
  • C&C Portfolio Holders

    This section outlines clearly the the departments which the Chief & Council are responsible for, and which portfolio each council member holds. ...
  • Chief & Council Members

       TSAWOUT CHIEF AND COUNCIL ELECTION RESULTS JULY 3RD, 2007  @ Tsawout Administration Office Chief Allan Claxton (re-elected) Councillors:  Louis Claxton (re-elected)          &nbs...
  • Chief & Council Update

    Hello everyone,  Just ti let you know about upcoming elections in June, we have hired so and so to conduct the elections.  ...