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A Letter from Eppa, Samahquam Nation Government Coordinator

April 25, 2016

Dear Samahquam Members,

Under the 2002 Samahquam Nation Constitution Act (SNCA) Samahquam Nation Government (SNG) was given the general mandate to define, protect and exercise Samahquam Aboriginal Title and Rights. The Act provides that both the chief and SNG coordinator must jointly sign all documents on behalf of Samahquam Nation. It says that the […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

With Regrets, In-SHUCK-ch Days 2016 is Cancelled

Due to the recent Samahquam council decision to withhold support of the In-SHUCK-ch budget approval, In-SHUCK-ch Nation has had to make the difficult decision to cancel the 2016 In-SHUCK-ch Days. This memo from our Chief Administrative Officer, Josh Alexander, explains further why this decision was made.

 

April 8, 2016 In-SHUCK-ch Days Memo from […]

By |April 8th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Attention In-SHUCK-ch Citizens – A Memo from Eppa, Chief Negotiator

This is a an important memo from our Chief Negotiator, Eppa, Gerard Peters regarding a recent decision by Samahquam Chief & Council, which impacts all In-SHUCK-ch citizens.

As per the memo, In-SHUCK-ch is committed to open and transparent dialogue. As such, the agenda for the regularly scheduled In-SHUCK-ch General Assembly in Skatin on April 16 will […]

By |April 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Update from the 2016 Pulling Together Canoe Journey Planning Committee

Planning is underway for the 16th Annual Pulling Together Canoe Journey, which will take place in the the traditional territories of the Lil’wat, Samahquam, Skatin, Xa’xtsa, and Sts’ailes, traveling along Lillooet and Harrison Lakes to the Fraser River.

The theme of the 2016 Journey is “Back to the Future” which is inspired by one of the […]

By |January 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Pulling Together 2016 Canoe Journey

5 NATIONS to host Pulling Together 2016 Canoe Journey

“Journey Back to the Future”
The Planning chairs and the Pulling Together Canoe Society (PTCS) announce that planning is underway for the 16th Annual Pulling Together Canoe Journey!

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By |November 2nd, 2015|News|0 Comments

Many Are Called, Few Answer

We all have something we can do to help out our people, but many of us ignore these opportunities or use them to further our own family’s status. […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

BC Hydro Transmission Civil Protective Program F16

Have you noticed any work or construction by BC Hydro lately? Starting in mid-September through until midOctober 2015, BC Hydro be working in the territory as part of their Transmission Civil Protection Program. The purpose of the program is to protect transmission towers with various civil works, where towers require additional protection or reinforcement, such as those located on steep slopes or at risk due to erosion.

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By |October 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

In-SHUCK-ch Days 2015

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s event in our new location in Tipella. It has been our vision since the inaugural In-SHUCK-ch Days in 2007 to rotate the festival to all our communities. The community members in Tipella really came together to host the event. […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Website Design Update

We’re only about a month away from the launch of our new In-SHUCK-ch Nation website. Activities are scheduled to wrap up at the end of this month and an official launch should take place in early November. Up until now, preparations have been going smoothly and we are happy with the results. […]

By |October 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments