May 17, 2022: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls for Independent Investigation at Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) in Williams Lake, B.C.

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation is calling for an independent investigation at the Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) in Williams Lake, B.C. Recently, Cariboo-Chilcotin MLA Lorne Doerkson addressed the crisis during Question Period in the B.C. Legislature citing a letter of non-confidence in the administrators overseeing the operating room unit Read more…

May 5, 2022:Tŝilhqot’in Ts’iqi Dechen Jedilhtan (Women’s Council) Host Sacred Fire Ceremony in Honour of National Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Day:Call for Meaningful Action to End Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA People

Williams Lake, B.C: The Tŝilhqot’in Ts’iqi Dechen Jedilhtan (Women’s Council) have gathered today for a Sacred Fire ceremony in honour of National Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). The ceremony is meant to honour, pray for and support families, friends and communities who are mourning and Read more…

March 29, 2022: Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs Call for Meaningful Role in St. Joseph’s Mission Site-Investigation

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2022 Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs Call for Meaningful Role in St. Joseph’s Mission Site-Investigation Williams Lake, B.C: As the Prime Minister and Minister Marc Miller prepare to visit the site of St. Joseph’s Mission this week, the Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs are calling for a meaningful role Read more…

March 4, 2022: Tŝilhqot’in Nation celebrates Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse being awarded the Order of British Columbia

Victoria, BC: On March 4, 2022, the Tŝilhqot’in Nation (which is made up of the six communities of Tl’etinqox, ʔEsdilagh, Yuneŝit’in, Tŝideldel, Tl’esqox and Xeni Gwet’in) and the BC Government celebrated Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse, Tribal Chair for the Tŝilhqot’in National Government, being awarded the Order of British Columbia. The Read more…

February 23,2022:Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs Raise Alarm with Pacific Salmon Treaty Commissioners: Call on Commission to “solve Alaskan fishery problem now” prior to 2022 harvest

Williams Lake, B.C: On Feb. 17, 2022, Tŝilhqot’in Chiefs raised the alarm with senior officials at the 22nd annual Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) meeting, calling on them to urgently “fix” the unacceptable risk that the Alaskan District 104 Fishery poses to imperilled Fraser River salmon stocks. Chief Joe Alphonse, elected Read more…

January 25, 2022:Tŝilhqot’in Nation comes together to heal in response to the confirmation of 93 unmarked graves at St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake, British Columbia

Williams Lake, BC: In response to the confirmation of 93 unmarked graves at St. Joseph’s Mission in Williams Lake, British Columbia, at the former Indian Residential School, the Tŝilhqot’in Nation is coming together to heal and continue our work to develop our own governing body to support our children and Read more…

January 24, 2022: Tŝilhqot’in Ts’iqi Dechen Jedilhtan (Women’s Council) Mourns Loss of Carmelita Abraham: Calls for Immediate Action on the Calls for Justice of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Williams Lake, BC: The Tŝilhqot’in Ts’iqi Dechen Jedilhtan (Women’s Council) is mourning the loss of Carmelita Abraham. Carmelita was a 33-year-old woman from Takla First Nation who went missing in December 2021. Carmelita was found deceased on January 14, 2022 at the Willow Inn in Quesnel, BC.  51-year-old Joseph Simpson has Read more…