November 25, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Condemns the use of military-style operations against unarmed Indigenous land defenders

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is condemning the use of military-style operations (snipers, assault teams, canine units) against unarmed Indigenous land defenders. This comes in response to the RCMP’s use of overwhelming military force in Wet’suwet’en territory to arrest peaceful Indigenous land defenders opposing the Coastal GasLink pipeline. BC, Read more…

November 12, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in National Government Disappointed by Lack of Recognition by Williams Lake First Nation

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2021 Tŝilhqot’in National Government Disappointed by Lack of Recognition by Williams Lake First Nation Williams Lake, B.C.: The Tŝilhqot’in National Government (TNG) is withdrawing from a current partnership on cultural awareness with the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) due to WLFN’s failure to Read more…

November 3, 2021:Tŝilhqot’in Nation Rejects non-apology from Mayor Cobb: Renews call for Resignation as further Racist Comment Circulates

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is rejecting Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb’s disgraceful attempt at an apology in response to a lengthy statement the Mayor shared on social post in support of the residential school system (since deleted). The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is renewing calls for Mayor Cobb to resign Read more…

September 30, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Commemorates National Truth and Reconciliation Day, Orange Shirt Day

Williams Lake, B.C: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is commemorating National Truth and Reconciliation Day, also known as Orange Shirt Day. In June 2021, Canada’s parliament unanimously passed legislation that recognized September 30th as a National statutory holiday called National Truth and Reconciliation Day. The purpose of this day is to reflect Read more…

The Tŝilhqot’in Nation, Lake Babine Nation and Carrier Sekani First Nations call for critical revisions to British Columbia’s Forestry Intentions Paper

Media Release The Tŝilhqot’in Nation, Lake Babine Nation and Carrier Sekani First Nations call for critical revisions to British Columbia’s Forestry Intentions Paper Tŝilhqot’in, Lake Babine & Carrier Sekani Territories: On July 6, 2021, British Columbia wrote to First Nations across the Province outlining its plans for Indigenous engagement to Read more…

August 6, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation congratulates Mary Simon on her historic appointment as Governor General

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2021 Tŝilhqot’in Nation Congratulates Mary Simon on Historic Appointment as Governor General Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in National Government congratulates Mary Simon on her historic appointment as the 30th Governor General of Canada, the first Indigenous person appointed to this role. Canada is Read more…

August 2, 2021:Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrates and congratulates Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse on his appointment to the Order of British Columbia.

Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 02, 2021 Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrates and congratulates Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse on his appointment to the Order of British Columbia. Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is celebrating and extending congratulations to Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse of the community of Tl’etinqox and Tribal Chair Read more…