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Media Release: On the Way to Transforming Primary Care

tkwəɬniwt (Westbank), Syilx Territory: The Syilx Okanagan Nation Chief’s Executive Council is pleased to support the recent implementation of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) on Syilx territory, in collaboration and partnership with Syilx communities.  Kootenay Boundary and Central Okanagan PCNs have already been announced, adding to the previously implemented South Okanagan PCN partnership with Penticton Indian […]

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Virtual Four Food Chiefs Gathering 2020

Four-day virtual gathering with workshops, presentations, keynotes, and activities about connecting to the land and water, well-being and self-care, and useful tools! Each day will be themed around one of the food chiefs. More info to come soon! 4 Food Chiefs Save the Date_FINAL

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Syilx t̓ik̓t (flood) Adaptation Project

Syilx t̓ik̓t (flood) Adaptation Project “…water will always find a way around obstructions, under, over and through” Syilx Water Declaration, 2014. i. Project Overview The Okanagan Basin is experiencing increasingly intense t̓ik̓t and debris-flow hazards, but overall these are not mapped or recorded. Most recently, the Syilx Okanagan territory was heavily impacted by extreme flooding, […]

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Broodstock

As part of the kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ initiative, ONA has been beach seining and collecting eggs and milt from adult Sockeye in the Okanagan River for rearing and release into Skaha Lake. Since 2004, ONA has stocked Skaha and Osyoyoos Lake with hatchery-reared fry and monitored their growth, survival, and impacts on the Skaha Lake […]

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