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Xet̓ólacw intersections affected by Traffic Control Person Course

Please aware of Traffic Control Person training taking place at Xet̓ólacw March 28 & 29 A Traffic Control Person Course, run by the ProSafe First Aid Training School, is being held for community members on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29. The training sessions are expected to run each day from 9 am to 4 pm. [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Inherent Rights Workshops 1 & 2 Final Reports

Prepare for the Inherent Rights Workshop #3 by reviewing the reports from the first two workshops. We are pleased to present the final reports from the first two Inherent Rights workshops held in January and February 2017. These two reports detail the responses of the workshops' participants and provide great background information for the Inherent [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Job Posting̣: Aboriginal Supported Child Development Coordinator

The Líl̓wat Nation is seeking an Aboriginal Supported Child Development Coordinator to join its dynamic and progressive team. Location:  Líl̓wat Nation, Mount Currie, BC Status:  Permanent Full-Time Reporting to:  Director of Health, Childcare and Recreation The ASCD Coordinator will provide direct staffing to assist children and families to ensure the full participation of children who require additional [...]

March 17th, 2017|Jog Postings|

Help Envision Líl̓wat Nation’s Future March 25 & March 26

Our Path Forward A message from Skalúlmecw Chief Dean Nelson and Council to all Lílwat citizens We have lived under the Indian Act and an oppressive reserve system for more than a century. It’s time for change. For many years, I have had a vision where Líl̓wat Nation is in charge of our full territory [...]

March 16th, 2017|Announcements, News|

Gifts of the Land: A Líl̓wat Nation Bestseller

Elders, Cultural Technician Lex Joseph and Lands and Resources Director Harriet VanWart look on as editor Tonya Smith shares her appreciation for the Elders' contributions to Gifts of the Land.It only took 45-minutes to sell out the first 100-copy run of the new book Gifts of the Land: Líl̓wat Botanical Resources. A project of [...]

March 7th, 2017|Announcements, News|

Nation to realize $2 million profit from RedSky Townhomes deal

On Wednesday, March 1, Chiefs and Council toured the 41-unit RedSky Townhomes development at the top of Whistler’s Rainbow neighbourhood above Green Lake. Part of the Olympic Legacy Agreement, Líl̓at Nation is s a 25 per cent partner in the project, as is Squamish Nation, due to a capital contribution of the land. Bethel Land [...]

March 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Líl̓wat – SASAT Job and Career Fair highlights local work opportunities

Community members interested in new work opportunities are encouraged to attend the Second Annual Job and Career Fair at Úll̓us on Tuesday, March 7. Employers Looking to First Nations For Local Workforce Job and Career Fair Attracts 45 Exhibitors and Employers MOUNT CUFFIE, BC - Sto: lo Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training (SASET) and Lil’wat Nation [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Líl̓wat Nation in the News: Master Development Agreement Signing at SLCC

Chief Dean Nelson (Kúkwpi7 Skalúlmecw) and Councillor Rosemary Stager (Tsekonámus Losí) at the signing of the Whistler Blackcomb Master Development Agreement held Friday, February 24 at the Squamish-Líl̓wat Cultural Centre. The two elected officials were instrumental in bringing the eight-year negotiations to successful completion. The benefits of their work, and the work of many other Nation [...]

February 28th, 2017|Announcements, News|

Líl̓wat Nation signs 60-year agreements with Whistler Blackcomb and Province

Long- term benefits have been ensured for Líl̓wat Nation with the signing of the Whistler Blackcomb Master Development Agreement.  Today, at noon at the Squanish-Lí́l̓wat Cultural Centre, Chief Dean Nelson (Kúkwpi7 Skalúlmecw) will join representatives from Whistler Blackcomb, the Province of British Columbia, Squamish Nation, and the Resort Municipality of Whistler in signing a ceremonial declaration commemorating [...]

February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Come see Maya Nelson in Little Shop of Horrors

Líl̓wat's Maya Nelson takes the lead in the Pemberton Secondary School production of Little Shop of Horrors staged in Whistler at the Maury Young Arts Centre this week. Local youth, Maya Nelson  takes on the role of world-weary, yet optimistic, Audrey, adored by nerdy Seymour and the namesake of the man-eating plant at the centre of [...]

February 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|