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
On October 8th, Tsleil-Waututh and Metro Vancouver announced that Belcarra Regional Park will become known as təmtəmíxwtən/Belcarra Regional Park — a new name that reflects the park’s history. təmtəmíxwtən translates to “the biggest place for all the people” in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language and the site is the largest of Tsleil-Waututh’s ancestral villages, primarily occupied as a winter village.
On September 30th, members of our Tsleil-Waututh community, and our family members from Musqueam and Squamish, will take part in a pilgrimage walk to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Walking from our Tsleil-Waututh Reserve, located along Dollarton Highway in North Vancouver, our community members and staff will walk 8.5 kilometres to the site of the former St. Paul’s Residential School, now the site of St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School.
Tsleil-Waututh Nation members took staff from the Province of BC for a tour of Say-Nuth-Khaw-Yum, the Indian Arm Provincial Park. Our cultural leaders spoke about importance of protecting park and significance to our Tsleil-Waututh people. The park’s area is a key place of cultural and spiritual significance where our people have practiced our culture since time immemorial.

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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