Education, Employment & Training
Manager: Cherie Baker
Education is an inherent right; it is lifelong and holistic. Education is central to our growth as a prosperous, healthy and self-governing Nation.
Program staff work to inform students, parents, guardians, and membership of the K-12 education services and supports available through Ta7lnew̓ás. The Nation believes that by formalizing policies, all individuals interacting with the department will be treated in a way that reflects our commitment to excellence based on the following principles:
- Enhance the educational outcomes for students
- Support students with learning disabilities or special needs
- Promote the overall well-being of students
- Ensure fairness, equality, and transparency
High School Advocate (10-12): TJ Nahanee
Middle School Advocate (5-9): Courtney Milne
Elementary Advocate (K-4): Yvonne Brekke
Inclusive Education Advocate: Catherine Wairimu
Funding for post-secondary education is available to qualified applicants. See application forms below.
Scholarships are available to students to offset educational costs:
Contact the coordinator at email@example.com for assistance applying to these scholarships and others.
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw History Book For Sale
We are excited to announce that tiná7 cht ti temíxw (We Come From This Land) will be published in early January 2024! The book is intended to be a snapshot – a collection of some of the multi-faceted stories and histories that are held by the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh People and a starting point for future conversations.
Squamish Strong Protocol Agreements Signed
As a part of the celebrations of the 100-year anniversary of the Amalgamation of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw, we are pleased to announce the Nation is signing a Wa Iyí̓m ta Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Protocol Agreement with the City of North Vancouver, District of Squamish, and the City of Vancouver respectively.
New Squamish Nation Residential Tenancy Regulations for Sen̓áḵw
Today, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw announces that the protections in the British Columbia Residential Tenancy Act (BCRTA) will be in place for the Sen̓áḵw development and for future on-reserve housing developments.