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12th Annual Líĺwat Nation Addictions Awareness Week

“Cin̓ t̓u7 wa7 ka nák̓a” It Takes a Long Time to Change: Líl̓wat Nation Addictions Awareness Week runs Monday, November 6 to Friday, November 1o. Líl̓wat Health and Healing and Cedar Circle Counselling  have developed a week of activities to raise awareness about addictions. Monday, November 6 Team Sweat w/ Frank Andrew Rob Andrew’s place, 1pm Drum [...]

November 6th, 2017|Announcements, News|

In the News: New Líl̓wat gas station breaks ground

Líl̓wat Nation has broken ground on Mount Currie gas station on the Churchlands North property due to open in 12 to 16 months. Reprinted from the November 2, 2017 edition of Pique Newsmagazine Story by Joel Barde Photo provided The Líl̓wat Nation broke ground on a new community gas station on Friday, Oct. 27. Roughly 60 [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Announcements, News|

Mark your calendars. The Gathering of the Artists is back November 25.

Looking for something unique for Christmas? On Saturday, November 25,  come out and support Líl̓wat Nation's artists and artisans. If you're an artist sign-up to sell your creations. The Gathering of the Artists is a great opportunity to connect with the community's artists and craftspeople. Spend some time at Úll̓us and get a jump on [...]

October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Sixties Scoop class actions and settlement information

$800 million committed to settling Sixties Scoop class action suits  The following Information has been provided by Klein Lawyers of Vancouver, BC: As a result of an Ontario decision in February 2017, the government of Canada announced its intention to negotiate a national settlement of the various Sixties Scoop class actions. We are pleased to announce [...]

October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

NEW Gas Station at Churchlands North to break ground

The beginning of construction for the  new Líl̓wat Gas Station starts this Friday, October 27. at 10:30. Please come to the site next to the new Ts̓zil learning Centre to help celebrate this exciting development.

October 26th, 2017|Announcements, News|

In The News: Crew breaks ground on Function Junction development

Community members provide blessing as Líl̓wat Nation breaks ground on Function Junction development Story by Mean Lalonde Photo by Calling Mountain Productions Reprinted from the Whistler Question OCTOBER 23, 2017 07:17 PM On Sunday (Oct. 22), members of Líl̓wat First Nation gathered in Function Junction’s forest to give thanks to the land that will soon [...]

October 25th, 2017|Announcements, News|

FREE Whistler Blackcomb Ski Lessons and Passes for Youth Available

Starting the 2017-2018 ski season there are two new opportunities for Lil̓watúl  youth, aged 5 - 18 to ski or ride at Whistler Blackcomb.   Ski and Snowboardng Lift Passes For Youth 15 – 18 Free ski passes will be provided to Lil̓wat7úl youth between the ages of 15 – 18 years old, provided they [...]

October 24th, 2017|Announcements, News|

Líl̓wat Nation Annual Report 2017 and Inherent Rights Workshops Summary now online

The Li̓l̓wat Nation Annual Report 2017 and 2017 Inherent Rights Workshop Summary are now available online.  The Annual Report presented  at the Thursday, October 19's General Assembly (GA), is a 60-page document that outlines the Nation's finances, as well as the achievements of governance and community members. This year, instead of the traditional landscapes, the [...]

October 20th, 2017|Announcements|

Function Junction Development Permit approved

Function Junction gas station and mixed residential/commercial project development permit has been approved. On Tuesday, October 3, at the Resort Municipality of Whistler’s (RMOW council meeting, Líl̓wat received its requested development permit for a new gas station and mixed residential/commercial building. Part of the Olympic Legacy, the 2.15 ha. (5.3 acre) parcel has been part [...]

October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Lílwat weavers featured in Pique

Local weavers Vera Edmonds and Hiroko Takaya spoke to the local newsmagazine about  traditional Líl̓wat basketry technique sand how they can influence modern basketry. To read the story, pleas click on the link below.

October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|