Welcome Poles Displayed at təmtəmíxʷtən (Belcarra Regional Park) and Whey-ah-Wichen (Cates Park)

“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)

The Boys Who Braid Their Hair exhibition extended

The Boys Who Braid Their Hair exhibition has been extended and you’re invited!

Join us from April 25 – May 19, 2024

Where: The Nature House at MapleWood Flats 

Open: Tues / Thurs / Sat & Sun 11:00am – 3:00pm

səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Speed Watch Program Report

ur səlilwətaɬ Speed Watch program has released critical findings from their activations over the past six months, which were led by the TWN Community Safety team and member volunteers. They found that while 85% of vehicles passing through the community along Dollarton Highway are essentially complying with the speed limit, 13% of vehicles are doing 11 km/h to 20 km/h over the speed limit, and 2% of vehicles are doing more than 20 km/h over the speed limit.

Boys who Braid Their Hair Exhibit- April 3 & 4

səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh Nation) would like to invite the community to the The Boys Who Braid Their Hair Exhibition, a cultural celebration and exploration of the meaning behind the braid, showcasing the powerful narratives of boys and men who embrace their spiritual connection through the beauty of hair. The exhibit aims to celebrate cultural diversity, challenge stereotypes, and promote inclusivity by showcasing the art and cultural significance of boys and men braiding their hair.

Takaya Tours, səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh Nation) Business, Awarded 2024 ‘Leading the Way in Sustainability’

“We are thrilled to share that Takaya Tours has recently been honoured with the prestigious ‘Leading the Way in Sustainability’ Award at the 2024 International Indigenous Tourism Conference held in Ottawa. This recognition serves as a testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone at Takaya Tours and Tsleil-Waututh Nation!”
– James Healy, General Manager, Takaya Tours