The recreation department is striving to understand the needs and wants of the community, in the interest of developing programs that have a greater appeal to band members and to achieve participation across a wider age and fitness range.
The survey, linked below, is a step to better understanding the needs of our band members.
Please download (PDF file linked below) and print the form and drop off at Chief Joe Mathias Centre or Totem Hall
Download and fill out using Adode’s free Acrobat Reader – then save the file and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Download: Squamish Nation Recreation Survey – 2018
WHO: First Nation Health Authority Representative
WHAT: Plan W Information Session – (On October 1, 2017, the First Nations Health Authority joined BC PharmaCare, the province’s drug insurance program.)
Click the images for more information: SV (left) and NV (right)
“Have your Eyes Examined” – Heathy eyes provides you a better life.
NEW DATE: Mark your calendar for the next Council Meeting – Members’ Day on: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
at Totem Hall.
Squamish Nation/ Cayuga of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy
Carson Graham Secondary School
Evan Skye descends from the Squamish Nation and the Cayuga people of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. Evan is from the Wolf Clan, “Honegdedage kwi en kweshámin, Honegdedage is my Ancestral name and it means ‘Along the River.’”
Evan is currently in Grade 12 at Sp’ákw’us Skwúul-áwtxw, Carson Graham Secondary School, and is an accomplished athlete who played for Team B.C. in the 2017 North American Indigenous Games. Evan is currently participating in the inaugural class of the North Vancouver School District Lacrosse Academy, held at Carson Graham. Evan plays both field and box lacrosse.
Evan says that, “there is long history of lacrosse in my family so I play every chance that I get, it’s a part of my tradition, a part of my culture.”
Evan is very proud of his culture and ancestry and has learned the language, culture, songs and dance from a respected teacher and community member K’etximtn. Evan says that he holds these teachings close to his heart. “Nya:weh K’etximtn.” Evan wants to share these teachings as much as he can. Evan often welcomes guests and students to many events at his school and within the community. Evan has also recently completed the Cultural Facilitator Program at Cheakamus Centre. Carson Graham is very proud of Evan!
Source: School District 44
Samson Whitebear George
Windsor Secondary School
Samson, is a proud Indigenous young man, who has strong connections with both the Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish Nations. Samson is an outstanding student athlete who was awarded the Unsung Hero Award by his teammates. He plays for the Windsor Dukes Football team, AA Provincial Champions (2017) and is a key member of the rugby team. Samson is also a member of the Children of Takaya dance group from the Tsleil-Waututh Nation and a cultural ambassador who has presented at many different events at the school and in the community. Samson is an exceptional role model for all members of the North Vancouver School District – educators and students.
Source: School District 44