The Winds of Change in partnership with Pemberton Rotary presents Dr Art Hister tonight at the Community Centre as part of its Speaker Series. On November 22, the Winds of Change hosts its 5th annual Wellness Gathering, and the pioneering drug and alcohol task-force is also calling for nominations for the 5th Winds of Change … Continue reading Wellness Q+A with Sheldon Tetreault
Wellness Almanac posed the question “Vitality. Where do you find it?” At breakfast I asked the same question to our family and visitors: a sculptor, a social worker, two teenagers, an 8 year old, and a couple of office workers. Here is what they said: In art. Watch this video of the artist Chihuly from … Continue reading The Vitality Project: Sheldon Tetreault
On nomination night in Mount Currie I wrote about some of the idiosyncrasies of the Indian Act which governs elections for most First Nations in Canada. By "idiosyncracies", I meant things like 2 year election cycle, no requirement to be Lil’wat to run for Chief, and candidates holding both the Chief and Councilor positions. The … Continue reading Getting out of the Indian Act: One Step at a Time
Care about politics because of politics? Let me explain the thinking behind my #4 reason that the upcoming Mount Currie Band election for Chief and Council deserves your attention. The Sea-to-Sky has benefited from very stable political leadership within the Lil'wat Nation over the last 10 years. The community endorsed strategic plan has guided political … Continue reading Politics: One more reason to care who is elected for Chief and Council in Mount Currie
Last week, I argued that one compelling reason to take interest in the March 9 Chief and Council elections in Mount Currie is the economy. Chief and Council are elected by Mount Currie Band Members to be the political representation of the Lil’wat Nation. Their influence, both directly and indirectly, is far-ranging throughout the Sea-to-Sky … Continue reading The Environment: Another Reason to Care who is elected Chief and Council in Mount Currie
Chief and Council are elected by Mount Currie Band Members to be the political representation of the Lil’wat Nation. Their influence, both directly and indirectly, is far-ranging throughout the Sea-to-Sky region. There are many reasons why you should care about the election in Mount Currie. I’ll touch on four over a few weeks. Here is … Continue reading Election: Why Should I Care Who is Elected for Band Council and Chief on March 9?
The Winds of Change Committee is featured in this week's edition of the Pemberton Page. Pick up a copy of the Question to check it out for yourself or or read a more detailed interview with Winds of Change Steering Committee Chair, Sheldon Tetreault at Choose Pemberton.