Latest from ONA

SMOKER MARCHAND SELECTED TO DESIGN ART PIECE FOR INDIAN RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL MONUMENT

Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) is pleased to announce that the Syilx Indian Residential Committee have officially selected artist ‘Smoker’ Virgil Marchand to procure the art for the monument. ‘Smoker’, himself a survivor of the Indian Residential School system at St. Mary’s Mission boarding school, will create the art, which will be an essential part of […]

Read More

Featured Highlights

Juvenile White Sturgeon Monitoring

White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the upper Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada, was listed as endangered under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2006 as the population is undergoing recruitment failure. One segment of the population resides in the Mid-Columbia River, which is a section of the upper Columbia River located between […]

Read more

YES (You Empowered & Strong)

YES is an Aboriginal Community Safety Development project that addresses the need for community-based solution for families who have to deal with the harmful impacts of family violence. Each community will determine how they provide the service based on individual community needs. Building relationships within community to support capacity building. Prevention and education opportunities will […]

Read more

West Kelowna Transmission Line

On February 5, 2015, the Province of British Columbia and BC Hydro announced the West Kelowna Transmission Project. BC Hydro is in the early planning stage for a new, secondary transmission line delivering clean, reliable power to the communities of West Kelowna and Peachland. About 22,000 customers are served by the Westbank Substation and a […]

Read more