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Syilx Chiefs Welcome Mental Wellness Funding Announcement

Unceded Syilx Territory/Westbank, BC: The Chiefs of the Syilx Okanagan Nation welcome yesterday’s announcement establishing a $30 million fund targeted towards Mental Wellness. The much-anticipated funding agreement is a result of collaboration between the Province, Canada and the First Nations Health Council and will provide the much-needed resources to provide resources needed to address mental […]

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Water Forum: Connecting to the Land

The 4th Syilx (Okanagan) Water Forum: Connecting to the Land, taking place on World Water Day, Thursday, March 22nd. This is a follow up from Forward Thinking: Syilx Knowledge Informing Watershed Planning Forum’s major commitments of the need to gather out on the land, asserting our responsibility for siwɬkʷ and “collaboration, higher consciousness, being open to […]

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Elder and Youth Gathering

The Elder and Youth Gathering is held annually as a platform for relationship building, knowledge transfer and nation building between our elders and youth. The participants come…

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kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ Hatchery

The kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ Hatchery is a testament to the perseverance of the Syilx people to realize their dream of restoring the n’titxw (Salmon) – one of our Four Food Chiefs – to their original habitat and rightful place in our territory. This hatchery represents a critical stage of our Nation’s restoration initiative and is part of […]

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