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BCAFN Mourns Passing of Former Vancouver Canucks Hockey Player Wayne “Gino” Odjick, Indigenous Role Model and Advocate

January 17, 2023 (Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) – The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is mourning the loss of the much-loved and respected hockey player Gino Odjick. Gino was from Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation and his hard work and career in the National Hockey League (NHL) helped to forge pathways […]

by ahnationtalk on January 18, 20239 Views

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Wet’suwet’en Yintah – Nation Mourning the passing of Chief Madeek, Jeff Brown

Nov 10, 2022 On behalf of the Wet’suwet’en Dinï’ze, Tsakë’ze and administration we extend our deepest condolences to the family and clan of Dinï’ze Madeek, Jeff Brown as he recently passed over into the spirit world. We ask his family and friends to take care of each other, to walk softly at this time of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 202215 Views

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UBCIC Remembers Hereditary Chief Madeek, Gidimt’en Clan Leader and Land Defender

(xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C. – November) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) mourns the passing of Chief Madeek (Jeff Brown), hereditary leader of the Gidimt’en clan, who will be remembered for his unwavering commitment to Wet’suwet’en Title and Rights and his ardent protection of the lands and waters for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202299 Views

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UBCIC Statement on the Passing of Chief Roger Adolph

(xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) offers our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Adolph family and the people of St’at’imc Xaxli’p for the loss of Timicwus; Roger Adolph, prominent leader, former chief, and champion boxer. He will be deeply missed by his family and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 202236 Views

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‘He’s here with us in Spirit’ Brothers Reg and Robert Davidson remember their beloved Ben – CFN

October 18, 2022 Brothers Reg and Robert Davidson settle into Reg’s carving studio in Old Massett, Haida Gwaii, coffee in hand, one foggy late September morning, weeks before they raised a memorial pole for their beloved son and nephew. The late Tlajang Nang Kiingaas Benjamin “Ben” Ray Davidson is Robert’s son, Reg’s nephew. He died […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202222 Views

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Tsawwassen FN: Message of Condolence to James Smith Cree Nation

On behalf of Acting Chief Chemkwaat (Valerie Cross) and the Executive Council, Tsawwassen First Nation is offering our heartfelt condolences to the James Smith Cree Nation community, following the tragic deaths that occurred last week. Our deepest sympathies go out to the victims, their families and loved ones, and to everyone in the community impacted […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 202238 Views

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BCAFN Sends Condolences to James Smith Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

(Lheidli T’enneh Territory, Prince George, BC) —The emergency in Saskatchewan has ended after many days of fear and terror in the James Smith Cree Nation and village of Weldon with the capture and death of Myles Sanderson, the man accused in a mass stabbing that left 10 dead and 18 others injured. The BC Assembly […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 202239 Views

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City of Victoria: Canadian Flag to Fly at Half-Mast at City Hall to Mark Tragic Deaths in Saskatchewan

September 5, 2022 The Canadian flag will fly at half-mast at Victoria City Hall until sunset on Tuesday, September 6 to mark the tragic deaths in Saskatchewan. https://www.victoria.ca/EN/main/news-events/news/news-archives/2022-archive/canadian-flag-to-fly-at-half-mast-at-city-hall-to-mark-tragic-deaths-in-saskatchewan.html NT5

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 202239 Views

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Funeral Service details for Chief Swәnnәset | August 09, 2022

August 5, 2022 Please see the following Funeral Service details for Chief Swәnnәset. Welcome Home Chief Swәnnәset August 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. Tsawwassen First Nation Longhouse, 2148 Tsawwassen Drive, Tsawwassen. B.C. Service August 9, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Tsawwassen First Nation Longhouse, 2148 Tsawwassen Drive, Tsawwassen. B.C. The family invites you to share a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 202260 Views

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Tsawwassen First Nation mourns passing of Chief Ken Baird – Castanet

Aug 4, 2022 Tsawwassen First Nation Chief Ken Baird died Tuesday after a lengthy illness. A soft-spoken man dedicated to the betterment of his people, Chief Sw?nn?set passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family. He was a highly respected and loved Tsawwassen elder and leader, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, the TFN […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 202245 Views

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