The Squamish Nation in BC has approved a major industrial project to support the Woodfibre LNG natural gas pipeline. It has taken the Squamish Nation five years to complete the agreement.
The Squamish First Nation has approved a benefits agreement with Woodfibre LNG in which the First Nation would receive over $225 million in cash over 40 years. The Squamish First Nation's council voted eight to six to support the project.
Seymour River, located on the North Shore's Capilano reserve in Squamish Nation territory, keeps rising. The higher water levels are the result of the warming climate. Chris Lewis, a spokesperson for the Squamish Nation, is concerned about the salmon that spawn there.
The skeleton of an elasmosaurus is on display at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
The Squamish Nation will invest $1 million to upgrade the Training and Trades Centre, an Indigenous-run trade school. The school opened in 2004 and has trained more than 500 apprentices and over 400 skilled construction trades workers.
After the deaths of three people at Shannon Falls this month, the Squamish First Nation and City of Squamish are planning a traditional cleansing ceremony. During the cleansing ceremony, the Squamish Nation will pray for the victims.
British Columbia's Coldwater, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations announced plans to take legal actions against the proposed twinning of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, which was recently approved by the federal government.
Premier Christy Clark announced that local First Nations leadership is supportive of the Woodfibre Liquified Natural Gas terminal project proposed for a location outside Squamish.
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The Squamish Nation is comprised of descendants of the Coast Salish Aboriginal peoples who lived in the present day Greater Vancouver area; Gibson's landing and Squamish River watershed. The Squamish Nation have occupied and governed their territory since beyond recorded history. Total area of Squamish Nation Traditional Territory is 6,921 sq. km. (~692,100 hectares).
The Nation consists of 23 villages encompassing 21.2 sq. Km. (2,120 hectares).The percentage of Squamish Nation Traditional Territory allotted to the people is 0.4230%. These parcels of land are scattered from North Vancouver, Gibson's Landing to the area north of Howe Sound.