Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fisheries Notice: Chinook Opening

Set Net: 6:00 PM Friday, May 20th, 2016 to 12:00 PM, Saturday, May 21st, 2016 Drift Net: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM Saturday, May 21st, 2016 No Net Restrictions Steelhead and Sturgeon Must Not Be Retained

By | May 17th, 2016|Categories: 2015-16|Tags: , |Comments Off on Fisheries Notice: Chinook Opening

Kecia joins the movement to end brain tumours

To Kecia Prevost, the upcoming Brain Tumour Walk is about honouring and supporting her Aunty Kelly Chapman. Kelly, a Band Member and long-time employee of Seabird Island and Seabird College, was first diagnosed with breast cancer 3-years ago. “She’s the strongest and most humble woman I know”, says Kecia, “she’s been fighting and beating this with all she has and it’s our time to show support.” Kelly was [...]

By | May 14th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Kecia joins the movement to end brain tumours

Seabird Island signs agreement with Fraser Valley Regional District

Beginning May 1, 2016, the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) will be assisting Seabird Island in enforcing parts of the Band’s Dog Licensing and Animal Management Law, 2015. “Currently we have 129 dogs licensed and the next step in this process is having enforcement agreements signed,” explains Samantha Webster, Seabird Island’s Housing Supervisor. The enforcement agreement that Seabird Island entered into with FVRD on [...]

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Elders share stories around a fire with Seabird’s Youth

On the late afternoon of March 5 several of Seabird Island’s Youth went on an adventure to the beautiful Fraser River. The location was green, beautiful and full of cedar trees. The perfect spot for a BBQ and an evening of storytelling. Joined by the Elders, Youth cooked hotdogs and s’mores by a campfire before the stories began. There will be fond memories. [...]

By | May 14th, 2016|Categories: Youth|Tags: |Comments Off on Elders share stories around a fire with Seabird’s Youth

Seabird Pharmacy owner nominated for award

There were ear to ear smiles and moments of laughter as a film crew from the British Columbia Pharmacy Association stopped by Seabird Island on May 5. The crew was in the Office to interview Seabird Pharmacy staffers about their owners’ nomination for a British Columbia Pharmacy Association award. This gave Band Member Kristy Johnson an opportunity to share her own story about how [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Seabird Pharmacy owner nominated for award

Special visit from Agassiz Christian School’s First and Fourth Grade Students

Seabird Island Band’s hallways were filled with special guests on May 3. Thirty-two students from Agassiz Christian School were greeted by Seabird Island Band’s Chief and Council and Staff from the Corporate Affairs’ Aboriginal Rights and Title team. The students had a busy schedule for their trip. The first and most important thing on the agenda? Sharing a delicious snack. Band Councillors and staff [...]

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New generation welcomed to the community

It was an exciting day for families at Seabird Island. Families, friends and staff gathered in the Band Office gymnasium on May 4 to welcome 29 babies into the community. “This began with our ancestors,” said Elder Siyaya, “they passed this ceremony on to us.” Siyaya explained that traditionally, grandmothers would have been present when their grandchildren were born and would have had the [...]

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Today was about bringing learning outside the classroom

Unity Christian School’s grade 4 and grade 11 students visited Seabird Island to talk about the Band and discuss the lasting impacts of Residential Schools. This visit is the second of its kind this month. On May 3, Seabird Island welcomed Agassiz Christian School’s grade 1 and grade 4 classes. During their visits to Seabird [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Announcement, Chief & Council, Corporate Affairs|Tags: |Comments Off on Today was about bringing learning outside the classroom

Meet Heather McDonald

Meet Heather McDonald: Health Policy and Quality Officer, Health and Social Development Department Why does Seabird Island Band need a Health Policy and Quality Officer? Seabird Island Health is huge! With so many staff we need to have some structures in place to make sure we all know what we are supposed to be doing, [...]

By | May 10th, 2016|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Meet Heather McDonald

Seabird Pharmacy nominated for BC Pharmacy Association Award

There was ear to ear smiles and a moment of laughter as a crew from the British Columbia Pharmacy Association stopped by Seabird Island today.   The crew was in the Office to interview Seabird Pharmacy staffers about their nomination for a British Columbia Pharmacy Association award.   Winners will be announced at [...]

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