Rebecca Dyok

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake

The artifact is believed to be from the Nesikip period between 7,500 BP to 6,000 BP

‘Like finding a needle in a haystack’: Ancient arrowhead discovered near Williams Lake
Of the 400 limited entry hunts for antlerless moose anticipated to be authorized by the B.C. Government for the 2020 hunting season, 322 will be in critical mountain caribou habitat. (Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation photo)

B.C. government eyes antlerless moose harvest increase in bid to save caribou

Antlerless moose hunts reduce predation for threatened mountain caribou, says ministry

Of the 400 limited entry hunts for antlerless moose anticipated to be authorized by the B.C. Government for the 2020 hunting season, 322 will be in critical mountain caribou habitat. (Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation photo)
Because Canada does not have a national broadband strategy, telecommunications companies require every community to submit a business case. The First Nations Technology Council would like to see all First Nations communities connected to technology.(Angie Mindus file photo)

COVID-19 highlights lack of connectivity in First Nations communities

Many don’t have access required to utilize online platforms, says First Nations Technology Council

Because Canada does not have a national broadband strategy, telecommunications companies require every community to submit a business case. The First Nations Technology Council would like to see all First Nations communities connected to technology.(Angie Mindus file photo)
The new health clinic by Lauren Bros Construction will be a welcomed addition to the community (Photo submitted)
The new health clinic by Lauren Bros Construction will be a welcomed addition to the community (Photo submitted)
Benny William a former Xeni Gwet’in Chief takes a photograph of Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) in July 2018. (Loretta Williams photo)

Celebrations continue for Tsilhqot’in Nation after court victory against Taskeo Mines Ltd.

Supreme Court of Canada upholds 2014 decision rejecting New Prosperity mine on May 14, 2020

Benny William a former Xeni Gwet’in Chief takes a photograph of Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) in July 2018. (Loretta Williams photo)
Marv Machura has a released the music video ‘War in the Chilcotin’. (YouTube image)

New music video sheds light on Chilcotin War of 1864

The neo-folk song and video has been released by Marv Machura

Marv Machura has a released the music video ‘War in the Chilcotin’. (YouTube image)
Too many people are dying from this virus says Stswecem’c Xgat’tem (Canoe Creek Band) Kukpi7 Patrick Harry (Secwepemc Health Caucus image)
Too many people are dying from this virus says Stswecem’c Xgat’tem (Canoe Creek Band) Kukpi7 Patrick Harry (Secwepemc Health Caucus image)
Taseko Mines Limited application to appeal the rejection of the proposed New Prosperity Mine near Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) has been denied (Photo submitted)

Canada’s top court dismisses Taseko’s appeal on New Prosperity mine rejection

Tsilhqot’in Nation says it is celebrating the decision

Taseko Mines Limited application to appeal the rejection of the proposed New Prosperity Mine near Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) has been denied (Photo submitted)
The Rosie Seymour Elementary School Powwow will not be going ahead this year. (NStQ Treaty Group image)

Rosie Seymour Powwow cancelled to prevent the spread of COVID-19

The 15th annual powwow was scheduled for June 19-21

The Rosie Seymour Elementary School Powwow will not be going ahead this year. (NStQ Treaty Group image)
A temporary bridge will be installed at Tsq’Escen Road which has been compromised due to flooding (Photo submitted)

Temporary bridge being installed at Tsq’Escen Road near 100 Mile House

Tsq’escen’ Chief Helen Henderson says the rising waters and its levels were proving to be too much

A temporary bridge will be installed at Tsq’Escen Road which has been compromised due to flooding (Photo submitted)
Sunny weather and above normal temperatures are in the forecast this weekend by Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)

Tsq’escenemc praying for water levels to soon recede in South Cariboo

A secondary back road has been upgraded for traffic

Sunny weather and above normal temperatures are in the forecast this weekend by Environment Canada. (Photo submitted)
Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake

Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake

Chief Patrick Harry advises people to cancel their travel plans to the area due to COVID-19

Visitor checkpoints still active at Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation south of Williams Lake
(Robert Brunet photo)

Aerial photos shows flooding at Tsq’escenemc (Canim Lake) main reserve

The photos were captured by aerial photographer and owner of Canim Lake General Store, Robert Brunet on April 30

(Robert Brunet photo)
Renovations will be coming to the Alkali Lake Store and Cafe in Esk’et. (Image submitted)

Esk’etemc store and café slated for renovations starting mid-May

The project is one of ten economic development projects throughout the NDIT

Renovations will be coming to the Alkali Lake Store and Cafe in Esk’et. (Image submitted)
The Canim Lake Band is being impacted by flooding this spring 2020 as a result of spring freshet (Photo submitted)

Canim Lake Band impacted by rising flood waters

Leadership also challenged by COVID-19 pandemic

The Canim Lake Band is being impacted by flooding this spring 2020 as a result of spring freshet (Photo submitted)
Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Chief Jimmy Lulua takes a turn manning the gate into the community during the first lockdown. The community is going into a second lockdown to protect themselves from COVID-19. (Jimmy Lulua Facebook photo)

Xeni Gwet’in First Nation head into second 14-day lockdown to protect from COVID-19

The lockdown comes after COVID-19 exposure confirmed at neighbouring community

Xeni Gwet’in First Nation Chief Jimmy Lulua takes a turn manning the gate into the community during the first lockdown. The community is going into a second lockdown to protect themselves from COVID-19. (Jimmy Lulua Facebook photo)