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Syilx Okanagan Nation Welcomes Government of Canada’s Commitment to Recognition Principles

(Syilx Okanagan Territory/Westbank, BC – July 21, 2017): The Okanagan Nation Alliance is pleased to receive the Principles respecting the Government of Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples that were released on Friday July 14, 2017. From the Nation’s perspective, these new principles will greatly assist the federal government in its reconciliation mandate and serve as a […]

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North American Indigenous Games 2017

The Okanagan Nation proudly recognizes the 38 Syilx participants from across the Territory who will be competing in the 2017 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG). All of these competitors demonstrate a high level of dedication and excellence in their sport. They have further exhibited a strong commitment to their participation and representation at NAIG through […]

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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 […]

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YES (You Empowered & Strong)

The YES (You Empowered & Strong) Program 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 […]

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