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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 www.songheesnation.ca For more...

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Implementing the First Nations Fiscal and Statistical Management Act

April 23, 2012 — Christina Clarke, the Property Tax Administrator for Songhees Nation delivers a presentation on working with the FNFMB towards certification. Songhees Nation is a small community located within the greater Victoria, BC area. The long term goals of Songhees are to become more visible players in the local economy and to follow through with their economic development plans. One of their...

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Bradley Dick - TedX Talk

January 14, 2012 — Bradley started the event off with a traditional welcome to the Lekwungen territory, where the event was held and shared a few words in his Lekwungen language. Bradley also walks us through a brief exercise passed down from one generation to the next and teaches us a song. Bradley Dick is Walas Kwagul, Lekwungen, Ditidaht First Nations, he is an...

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The Signs of Lekwungen

January 1, 2008 —   Created in 2008, The Signs of Lekwungen consist of seven unique site markers that designate culturally significant sites to the Songhees and Esquimalt Nations along the Inner Harbour and surrounding areas. The markers are bronze castings of original cedar carvings that were conceptualized and carved by Coast Salish artist and master carver, Butch Dick. Each marker is about 2.5...

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