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Job Posting – Community Engagement Coordinator - Come work with us! Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw Government Community Engagement Coordinator Do you love connecting with people in communities and organizing fun and informative events? The Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw Government (SXG) is looking for a Community Engagement Coordinator to captivate and inform SXG community members while we continue moving on our path to self-government. The Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw Government unites six First Nations in the upper Fraser Valley: Áthelets (Aitchelitz), Leq’á:mel (Lakahahmen), Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook), Sq’ewqéyl (Skowkale), Ch’iyáqtel (Tzeachten), and Yeqwyeqwí:ws (Yakweakwioose). Our ideal candidate has the big picture in mind, while managing the small details of a successful… Continue Reading
Breaking News! - YOU WILL RETAIN ALL EXISTING TAX EXEMPTIONS UNDER TREATY! We will retain existing tax exemptions and members will not pay property tax on treaty lands. These fundamental principles, which have been an essential part of our Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw treaty negotiations are now a certainty. On July 22, the Minister of Crown Indigenous Relations, Marc Millar announced that Canada is changing its approach to phasing out section 87 of the Indian Act as a requirement of modern treaties. This means that our current exemptions for taxes on our reserve lands and future treaty lands will remain.… Continue Reading
Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw Government $500 Annual Draw and Stó:lō Signal $200 draws! - Announcing rules for Stó:lō Xwexwílmexw Government’s $500 Annual Draw and Stó:lō Signal $200 draws WE WANT TO ENGAGE WITH YOU! WE BELIEVE IN STÓ:LŌ We would like to encourage members to become involved in the conversation with the SXG. To encourage participation in our events, private @TheSXG Facebook Group, and other engagements, we will hold one draw for $500 every year at the Annual Gathering. All you have to do to enter is: Comment on our private Facebook group posts (liking isn’t enough 😊) Invite your friends or family (who are SXG community members) to… Continue Reading