We are the
Tsleil-Waututh Nation

səlilwətaɬ

ʔi ct kʷən̓et k̓ʷə xʷəlməxʷaʔɬ štəhi:m ʔiʔ həli ct wə niʔ ʔəw taʔəltal̓xʷ ƛ̓ syəw̓en̓əɬ ct

We are the
Tsleil-Waututh Nation

səlilwətaɬ

ʔi ct kʷən̓et k̓ʷə xʷəlməxʷaʔɬ štəhi:m ʔiʔ həli ct wə niʔ ʔəw taʔəltal̓xʷ ƛ̓ syəw̓en̓əɬ ct

Our holistic vision seeks to balance ethical growth with Tsleil-Waututh values.

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation is one of many groups of Coast Salish peoples living in the Pacific Northwest, throughout British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Our knowledge of the lands and waters of our territory has shaped our people.
Listen to a welcome message by Gabriel George
Canoe

Community News & Updates

The latest news from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community
səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Chief Jen Thomas “səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Chief and Council are proud to stand with our relatives, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam Indian Band) and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish Nation), as well as the City of Vancouver to celebrate ten years of the City of Reconciliation and the UNDRIP Action Plan. Vancouver has always been at the forefront of reconciliation, bringing us forward together. We know there is more work that needs to be done, but this is an important step in the right direction.”
Congratulations to Tsleil-Waututh Nation Elder Margaret George for being recognized with an honorary degree from Simon Fraser University (SFU).
“səlilwətaɬ Chief and Council are incredibly pleased to see the poles by carver Jonas Jones welcome everyone to Whey-ah-Wichen and təmtəmíxʷtən. These traditional village sites hold deep importance to our Tsleil-Waututh people, and we are pleased to have them connected in this culturally significant way. Our hands are raised in appreciation of the ongoing collaboration with our partners at Metro Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver for making this project a success.”  -Chief Jen Thomas, səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation)

Upcoming Projects

50-Unit Rental Building

A new 6-storey, 50-unit rental building is coming to our on reserve Tsleil-Waututh community. The housing will be located in the new community subdivision, along Spa-ath Road.
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siʔáḿθɘt

The TWN School offers academic programming for students in grades 8-12 and students participate in Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim class, receiving credit for a second language.
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Statləw̓ District

Once Statləw̓ District is complete, it will be a community for everyone. By offering an innovative mix of employment, residential, educational, recreational, retail and community spaces, Statləw̓ District will create a neighbourhood that allows residents to live, work, play and learn all in one space.
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