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
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation community will take part in a pilgrimage to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Walking from the site of the former St. Paul’s Residential School, community members, TWN staff, and invited guests will walk 8.5 kilometers back home to the Tsleil-Waututh reserve, located along Dollarton Highway. Members taking part will be wearing orange shirts and carrying signage to acknowledge Tsleil-Waututh Nation residential school survivors and ancestors.
A proud member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Andrea Crossan has been appointed as Asper Visiting Professor for the Winter 2022 Academic Year at the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia.
On June 27 – July 1 2022, Treaty, Lands and Resources (TLR) staff Carleen Thomas, Hillary Hyland and Jessica Steele attended the UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The Governments of Kenya and Portugal co-hosted the conference whose theme was: Scaling up Ocean Action Based on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development Goal 14: Stocktaking, Partnerships and Solutions.

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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