Nations

Meet the Nations: Squamish

The Squamish are a Coast Salish people and speak the Squamish language. The Squamish Nation has existed and prospered within their traditional territory in the Lower Mainland since time immemorial. The Squamish have never ceded or surrendered title to their lands, rights to their resources or the power to make decisions within their territory.  …
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Meet the Nations: Tsleil-Waututh

Tsleil-Waututh are the “People of the Inlet” – our territory includes Burrard Inlet. We are a distinct Coast Salish nation, sharing customs and interests with other First Nations around the Salish Sea. The Tsleil-Waututh people have been stewards of their territory since before contact. Our ancestors maintained villages in eastern Burrard Inlet, defended the area,…
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Meet the Nations: Coldwater Indian Band

Coldwater First Nation are Interior Salish people who belong to the Nlaka’pamux Nation. They are connected to other Nlaka’pamux communities through shared values, language and ancestry. Locally, Coldwater  people are known as C’eletkwmx, and their regional affiliation is with the Scw’exmx, the “People of the Creeks.” Coldwater was among the first Nations to sign on with Pull Together.…
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