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Songhees Nation Hosts Inaugural South Island Powwow

September 22, 2022 — Coming to Gather Again open to all community members    Unceded lək̓ʷəŋən territory, Victoria BC – Songhees Nation is proud to invite the Greater Victoria community to the inaugural South Island Powwow on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (NDTR), in partnership with the City of Victoria.  The NDTR, also known as Orange Shirt Day, was declared a federal...

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Opening of Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve

August 26, 2022 — AUGUST 26, 2022, | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OPENING OF ABORIGINAL HEAD START ON-RESERVE PROGRAM   Unceded Lekwungen Territory, Victoria BC – Today, Songhees Nation is proud to open their Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program to support children and families.  "Songhees Nation is proud to offer the Aboriginal Head Start program to our member families free of charge,” said Chief Ron Sam. ...

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Songhees Nation Co-hosts Premiers Meeting with National Indigenous Organizations Leadership

July 11, 2022 — PRESS RELEASE     JULY 11, 2022, | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Songhees Nation Co-hosts Premiers Meeting with National Indigenous Organizations Leadership  Unceded Lekwungen Territory, Victoria BC – For the first time ever, the annual Premiers and NIO Leadership Meeting, chaired by BC Premier John Horgan, is being co-hosted by Chief Ron Sam of Songhees Nation and Chief Rob Thomas of Esquimalt...

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Reconciliation grant to the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations for 2022.

February 3, 2022 — The leadership of Songhees Nation and Esquimalt Nation is pleased about the City of Victoria's decision to create a reconciliation grant to the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations for 2022.  This is a welcome and tangible step towards strengthening our common vision for unity so that all families in the region prosper and thrive.  We are hopeful that this initiative sets...

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Nomination and Election: COVID-19 Safety and Wellness Plan

April 22, 2021 — Nomination Meeting Information - Nomination Safety and Wellness Plan Notice of Nominations has been safely distributed by Canada Post, newsletter, posted on Nation bulletin boards, social media and the Nation’s website A Notice of Election and Nomination Form should have been sent to you by the Electoral Officer. Your nominations will be accepted when you complete the form and: Use...

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