Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Quarterly Band Meeting door prize winners

The Seabird Island Band would like to thank everyone for attending the Quarterly Band Meeting April 20. There were many prizes handed out. Here are the winners... Blue Sweater (Seabird logo)…Brianne Mallach T-shirt (RBC)…Madison (Angi.Peters daughter) Native Pot Holder Set…Laurie Thomas Canvas Art print…Danielle Peters Coffee Mug #1…Karmyn (Angi Peters' daughter) Coffee Mug #2…Lionel McIntyre [...]

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Quarterly Band Meeting door prize winners

Chinook Salmon Opening

Fisheries Notice Species: Chinook Salmon Steelhead and Sturgeon must not be retained. Area: Lower Fraser   Dates and Times Gear: Set Net: 6:00 PM  Friday, April 22, 2016 to 12:00 PM, Saturday, April 23, 2016 Drift Net 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Saturday, April 23, 2016 No net restrictions.  

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Chinook Salmon Opening

Elementary School gets spring makeover

They cleaned, swept and vacuumed. They polished, waxed and burnished. And when Seabird Island Community School students returned to class April 5, their floors were smooth enough to skate on. Seabird Island Band Custodial Staff, along with staff members of nearby First Nations communities, recently took part in a Building Service Worker (BSW) course facilitated [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Elementary School gets spring makeover

Meet Sally Hope

Meet Sally Hope: Community Researcher, Aboriginal Rights and Title, Corporate Affairs 1. Why does Seabird Island Band need an Aboriginal Rights and Title Team? Our connection to our land, waters, and its resources is sacred. This connection has to be protected and it’s up to all of us to use the teachings from our ancestors [...]

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GOV Conference eye-opening experience for Youth – and Staff

It was a chance to connect, to interact, to learn, and to make friends. A large group of Seabird Island Band Youth attended the GOV (Gathering Our Voices) Aboriginal Youth Conference in Victoria in March. The Youth Group had been fundraising for many months preparing for the Conference, and held flea markets, craft fairs and [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Youth|Comments Off on GOV Conference eye-opening experience for Youth – and Staff

Unauthorized dumping of waste material

A special notice to Community Members: It has come to the attention of Public Works, Seabird Lands Office and Chief and Council that there has been an increase in the unauthorized dumping of garbage on reserve lands. This is in direct contravention to Seabird Island Band Littering and Dumping Prohibition Law, 2013 (Sec. 3). Seabird [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council|Comments Off on Unauthorized dumping of waste material

Unauthorized cutting, harvesting and sale of Seabird trees

A special notice to Community Members: It has come to the attention of the Seabird Lands Office and Chief and Council that there has been an increase in the unauthorized cutting, harvesting and sale of Seabird Island trees. This is in direct contravention to the Seabird Development Law, 2015 (Sec.6.1). While this Law was recently [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: 2015-16, Chief & Council|Comments Off on Unauthorized cutting, harvesting and sale of Seabird trees

More winners from the Annual Open House

We would like to thank everyone who participated in our Annual Open House April 13 in the Band Office gym. Here are the winners from the Main Draw.. Richard Gutierrez...Books x 2; Shawnti Greene...Cars Toy set; Jen Bobb...T-shirt; Cathy Hope...BBQ; Dakota Ellis...Books x2; Jayme (Mr. Mai Class)...Scrapbook and cards; Infants Daycare...Books x2; Keon Sheiki...S'mores; Yaya [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on More winners from the Annual Open House

And the winner is…

Seabird Island Band would like to thank everyone who participated in our Annual Open House April 13 in the Band Office gym. There were many prizes handed out. Here are the winners from the Comprehensive Sustainability Community Plan draw... Jody Thomas - coffee mug Jacqueline Jimmie - hat Rena Louis - hot pads Laura Harris [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on And the winner is…

BC Hydro working on Seabird Island this week

BC Hydro will have crews working on the large transmission towers that run through Seabird Island the week of April 18-22. They are conducting maintenance work, replacing glass insulators and metal spacers on the high voltage 500kv line on seven towers. This will be a combination of truck work and helicopter work. BC Hydro will [...]

By | April 15th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on BC Hydro working on Seabird Island this week