Tag Archives: Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations sign memorandums of understanding with the Museum of North Vancouver

By Charlie Carey, North Shore News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A first for any museum in Coast Salish territories, MONOVA: the Museum of North Vancouver, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) and Səlílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation have signed respective memorandums of understanding, in an effort to strengthen the relationship between the two host Nations and the museum.̓

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B.C. First Nations Announce Plans To Make Olympic Bid For 2030 Winter Games

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – Four B.C. First Nations have announced their plans to make the first ever Indigenous-led bid for the Olympic Games.

The First Nations of Lil’wat, Squamish, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh have announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the mayors of Vancouver and Whistler to explore the possibility of bringing the games to the coast.

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Indigenous lawsuit seeks damages from B.C. for disproportionate birth alerts

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – A class-action lawsuit has been filed in B.C. seeking reparations for the province’s birth alert practice that disproportionally affected hundreds of Indigenous and other racialized peoples.

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Tsleil-Waututh Nation lead powerful pilgrimage walk in North Vancouver

By Elisia Seeber, North Shore News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A sea of orange flowed down Dollarton Highway on Sept. 30 as members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community, and family members from Musqueam and Squamish nations, took part in a pilgrimage walk to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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Gladys Radek urges Canadians to end ‘vicious cycle of racism’

By Natasha Bulowski, Canada’s National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Canada’s National Observer spoke with Gladys Radek, a longtime activist for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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