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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The First Nations Education Steering Committee is pleased to support First Nations communities and First Nations schools in BC by offering one-time grants in support of First Nations Language Teacher Professional Development. Approximately 25 grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. The allocation of the grants will be determined by the quality of the proposals submitted based on the proposal criteria, with consideration of language group representation.
Available funding will be distributed through a proposal process. Only First Nations communities and First Nations schools are eligible for this funding opportunity; however, the inclusion of public schools and public school teachers is encouraged.
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Monday, February 6, 2017
West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) has launched the Revitalizing Indigenous Law for Land, Air and Water project (RELAW) last year with the support of the Indigenous Law Research Unit at the University of Victoria. The RELAW project aims to deepen community-based capacity to engage in articulation, revitalization, and application of Indigenous law to environmental decision-making and proactive land and resources management. WCEL is seeking expressions of interest from First Nations by March 17th, 2017 to be part of the second cohort of RELAW participants
First Nations Fisheries Council of British Columbia will be hosting a Water Wednesday webinar on February 22nd at 10 am PST with Maxine Matilpi, RELAW Project Manager. She will provide an overview of the project and answer questions. Please register for the webinar here:
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Mourns the Loss of Indigenous Leader and Land Defender Arthur Manuel »
Friday, January 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 13, 2017
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Mourns the Loss of
Indigenous Leader and Land Defender Arthur Manuel
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
CSTC Applauds Federal Decision that Northern Gateway Project is not worth the risk
Dalkeh Territory, Prince George. The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is pleased that after more than a decade of fighting, the Canadian Government has finally come to its senses and will no longer try to advance the development of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project.
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – »
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Celebrates Indigenous Veterans Day – November 8 and Remembrance Day – November 11
Dakelh Territory, Prince George: The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) remembers and celebrates the Indigenous peoples from our communities who have served and sacrificed to defend this land and nation. We are moved by pride and gratitude by our peoples’ contributions during times of great need.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
For Immediate Release
September 15, 2016
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council Stands with Standing Rock Sioux
Dakelh Territory/Prince George BC – The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) supports the Standing Rock Sioux in their fight against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL ‐ majority owned by Enbridge). The proposed DAPL, a 1,800 kilometer, 30 inch, oil pipeline that originates in the Bakken Oil Field (North Dakota), would transect the Standing Rock Sioux territory. The Standing Rock Sioux have not been adequately consulted, nor have their Treaty provisions from the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 been upheld.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC: The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) is congratulating the Yinka Dene Alliance (made of up of several CSTC member First Nations: Nadleh Whut’en, Nak’azdli Whut’en, Saik’uz , Takla Lake, and Tl’azt’en) for their perseverance and leadership in stopping the Enbridge Northern Gateway oil pipeline from crossing their unceded territories.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Yinka Dene ‘uza’hné from Nadleh Whut’en and Stellat’en introduce their enacted water management regime for the regulation of the rivers, lakes, streams and creeks throughout the whole of their territories in north central British Columbia.