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Songhees Wellness Centre a community success story

January 20, 2014 — “Our people wanted something to call their own, a gathering space, but it’s become more than that,” said Chief Ron Sam, in the office wing of the new building that overlooks a stunning seaside panorama. He said the centre encompasses wellness: physical, cultural, spiritual and financial. The centre at 1100 Admirals Rd. brings the band’s previously scattered administrative offices together....

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The Unity Wall

January 8, 2014 — Students from nearby elementary schools experienced local First Nations culture firsthand with tours of the painting area and the mural on the Ogden Point breakwater.

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Carving House Posts with Songhees Nation

March 26, 2013 — Shaw TV's Jen Muranetz finds out what it takes to carve House Posts for the new Songhees Wellness Centre. It takes more than just carving...telling the story is also very important.

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Songhees' New Wellness Centre

March 13, 2013 — The Songhees Nation has a new wellness centre that will provide health, rec rooms and places to meet for the community. Shaw TV's Sucheta Singh reports.

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Songhees Nation - FNFMB Certification and Economic Development

August 17, 2012 — Christina Clarke, the Property Tax Administrator for the Songhees Nations describes working with the First Nations Financial Management Board (FNFMB) and working toward FNFMB certification. Christina describes how certification has positioned Songhees to improve capacity, enhance accountability to members and stakeholders and to participate in the economy. For more information on Songhees Nation, check their website at For more...

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