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Mother Earth,” shot on Líl̓wat Territory, wins Crankworx “Dirt Diaries”

"Mother Earth," shot on Líl̓wat Territory, wins Crankworx “Dirt Diaries” Damien Vergez’s breathtaking mountain biking film, “Mother Earth” has taken top prize at this year’s Crankworx Dirt Diaries. The film, which explores First Nations’ connection to the land through the lens of protecting Mother Earth, features local cultural performers Alex Wells, Daniel Wells, Jenice Wells, [...]

August 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held for New Health and Healing Centre

 New Health and Healing Centre To Be Completed by 2021 Kúkwpi7 Skalúlmecw Chief Dean Nelson speaks at ground breaking ceremony for new health centre. Community members, Elders, leaders, and health partners participated in a special ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a new Health and Healing Centre in Xet̓ólacw onAugust 9. The [...]

August 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What Clan are you from?

What Clan are you from? A message from Kúkwpi7 Skalúlmecw Chief Dean Nelson Before Colonialism, Líl̓wat7u̓l had to have been  lead by several clans and or family systems, some of the clans: Wolf Clan, Grizzly Bear Clan, Owl Clan, and Sa̓inux Clan (half human/half fish). Knowing your clan was an important part of knowing who [...]

August 10th, 2018|Announcements|

Congratulations to Councillors Kík7ak Helena Edmonds and Lhpatq Maxine Bruce

Áma nscwákekwmíntsina! (Congratulations!) It is with great pride that Líl̓wat Nation congratulates Councillors Kík7ak Helena Edmonds and Lhpatq Maxine Bruce on their graduation from the Indigenous Community Development and Governance Diploma program. Councillor Kík7ak Helena Edmonds Councillor Lhpatq Maxine Bruce The diploma program, offered through University of Victoria was delivered in [...]

July 30th, 2018|Announcements, News|

Líl̓wat Nation and Murphy Construction win BC Economic Development Association award

Successful construction collaboration with Murphy Construction recognized by BCEDA The Líl̓wat Nation is proud to announce that it has won a BC Economic Development Association (BCEDA) award for its collaboration with Pemberton-based Murphy Construction. The award, sponsored by Fortis BC was presented to Councillor Lhpatq Maxine Bruce in Kelowna on June 13, 2018. “Receiving a [...]

July 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A94822 Harvest Notification

Please see the attached notice for four cut blocks at Twin One Creek, which have been reviewed and approved by Liĺwat Nation pursuant to our Lilwat Nation Land Use Referral Constulation Policy. Liĺwat Forest Ventures engineered the cut blocks and the Land and Resources Department have completed archaeological assessments.   Blackmount Logging will be proceeding with [...]

July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Field Work to Occur on Reserve Lands for Environmentally Sensitive Area Study

Liĺwat Nation Environmental Technicians, with the support of Cascade Environmental Resource Group, will be conducting fieldwork on reserve lands for an Environmentally Sensitive Areas Protection Plan.  Environmentally sensitive areas are places that are critical to maintaining productive and diverse plant and wildlife populations. Examples include rare ecosystems, habitats for species at risk, and areas that [...]

July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Avoid Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion

Avoid Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion Everyone is at risk of heat related illness. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are two common conditions that [...]

July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Drumming and Dancing to Honour Our Firefighters on July 16

Join us at Úll̓us on Monday, July 16 from 6pm to 9pm to honour our Mount Currie Fire Department firefighters. This is a chance for all of us to show our appreciation for this service and express the need for it to continue. Thank you to the Social Services Department for providing snacks fro the [...]

July 11th, 2018|Announcements, Events|

Youth Centre Open House Invite

June 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|