2017 Sports and Cultural Funding Applications

Attention All Organized Sports and/or Cultural Groups or Individuals:

The Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council would like to encourage Organized Sports and/or Cultural Groups to apply for funding for the fiscal year 2017/2018.

Please complete the attached application form for sponsorship if you are in one of these categories:

  1. organized sports (teams or individual) and/or
  2. cultural groups or individuals

** Priority for funding will be given to youth**

>>>  Download the application form(s) here  <<<

The following will identify the steps for completing the application:

    • Complete the application form – all information must be provided.  The application form can be accessed from squamish.net
    • All applications may be submitted by one of the following methods:
MAIL: Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council Department
PO Box 86131 North Vancouver, BC V7L 4J5
PERSONAL DELIVERY: NORTH VANCOUVER SQUAMISH VALLEY
Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation
Chiefs and Council Department
320 Seymour Blvd.
North Vancouver, BC V7J 2J3
Attention: Rose Williams
Squamish Valley
Administration Department
Totem Hall, 1380 Stawamus Road
Squamish, BC V8B 0B5
FAX: Attention: Denise Jensen
Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council Department
604-980-9601
EMAIL: sportsculture@squamish.net
  • Deadline: Mailed letters, faxed or personally hand delivered must be received no later than

4:30 PM on Friday, April 28, 2017. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED!

All applicants will be notified by letter mailed on Friday, June 2, 2017.  Should you have any questions please call Denise Jensen at 604-982-8642 directly.

Press Release – Squamish Nation signs 60‐year agreements with Whistler Blackcomb and Province

FOR RELEASE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017

Squamish Nation signs 60‐year agreements with Whistler Blackcomb and Province Long‐term benefits ensured for 60 years

NORTH VANCOUVER/SQUAMISH/WHISTLER ‐ Squamish Nation has moved closer to its goal of becoming a diversified and sustainable community. The Nation has entered into agreements with Whistler Blackcomb, Lil’wat Nation, and the Province of British Columbia in relation to the renewal of the Whistler Blackcomb Master Development Agreements and updated Master Plans. The agreements ensure both long‐term economic and social benefit for the community, as a result of a negotiation process characterized as “fair and inclusive.”

The agreements address Squamish Nation’s economic and cultural concerns by providing revenue sharing, employment and procurement opportunities, as well as future development partnerships, enhanced cultural protections, and recognition on the mountains. In addition, the agreements provide support for Squamish Nations education and training and great recreational opportunities for the community’s children and youth.

Download the complete press release here

 

Education for Reconciliation 2017

Information Sessions

Indigenous Education: Education for Reconciliation

Are you a K-12 teacher or an educational support worker interested in Indigenous Education and in developing your pedagogical practice while engaging in sustained reflective inquiry? If you replied “yes”, this GDE program is designed for you!

Program Themes:

  • Teacher inquiry and reflective practice
  • Indigenous Worldviews and Perspectives in Indigenous Education
  • Indigenous and Holistic Approaches to Teaching and Learning
  • Exploration of Indigenous Knowledge practices and pedagogies
  • Indigenous story telling, art making and circle processes
  • Ecological and Place-Based pedagogies as informed by the local Indigenous Communities
  • Bridging Western and Indigenous Perspectives
  • Intercultural dialogue
  • Education for Reconciliation

Download more information here: Brochure and Poster

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