Blog - Shuswap Indian Band

Call for Knowledge Keepers

Leslie LeBourdais, SFU researcher and Secwepemc Nation Member, is looking to interview community knowledge keepers for her Secwepemc Cultural Landscapes and Indigenous Heritage Stewardship project. The goal of this research is to record and analyse cultural knowledge with Secwépemc knowledge keepers about Secwépemc cultural landscapes. Research Questions: How do the Secwépemc define and identify Secwépemc

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Bringing the Salmon Home Festival May 10-16, 2021 – You’re invited!

For over 80 years salmon have been blocked by dams from returning to the upper Columbia River in the Kootenay region of British Columbia. The Columbia River was once the source of the greatest salmon runs in the world. Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative, the Indigenous-led project of the Syilx

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Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative

When: May 10th – 16th, 2021Where: Virtual & In-person (where possible) https://columbiariversalmon.ca/save-the-date-may-10-16-2021/ The Indigenous-led public engagement launch of Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative in mid-May 2021 offers a vision, an invitation and a shared affirmation to work together to look at all opportunities to bring the salmon back to the upper Columbia

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SIB & College of the Rockies Trade Skills Training Opportunity

The SIB & the College of the Rockies have created a program of courses to provide training to SIB membership in the trades. This will allow individuals to develop the necessary work skills to get hired on development and highway contracts. Courses in this program include: Chainsaw Operation Occupational First Aid Fall Protection Transportation Endorsement

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Broadband Speed Test

The Southeastern BC Regional Connectivity Committee has been advocating for highspeed internet for residents and businesses within the Columbia Basin and we are asking folks to take part in the speed test at www.ourtrust.org/speedtest By taking the online speed test, you are providing specific data about the true state of connectivity in your area. This

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Shuswap Indian Band 2020 Year in Review

Weyt-kp/Hello everyone! Seasons Greetings to all!  2020 has most certainly been a unique and challenging year. Despite the circumstances, Shuswap Indian Band rose to the occasion and with team effort, mobilized a COVID-19 safety plan for staff and the community.  Shuswap Indian Band experienced a steep learning curve. While educating themselves on the pandemic, also

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A Message from The Shuswap Health Team

On Nov 19, 2020 Dr. Bonnie Henry our Medical Health Officer issued new restrictions for the province of B.C. These are in effect until December 7, 2020. The following restrictions can be read by clicking on the link below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions As a Health Team we understand how difficult these times are. However, we do ask

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COVID-19 Updates

A Message from the Shuswap Health Team November 30, 2020 On Nov 19, 2020 Dr. Bonnie Henry our Medical Health Officer issued new restrictions for the province of B.C. These are in effect until December 7, 2020. The following restrictions can be read by clicking on the link below: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions As a Health Team we

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