Today, the Tsilhqot’in Nation released its #COVID19 report, Dada Nentsen Gha Yatastig; Tŝilhqot’in in the Time of COVID: Strengthening Tŝilhqot’in Ways to Protect Our People. The translated title means “I’m going to tell you about a very bad disease”.
Chief Joe Alphonse, TNG Tribal Chairman, Jenny Philbrick, TNG Executive Director, Dr. Jocelyn Stacey, Assistant Professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of B.C., Honourable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General and the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services shared recorded statements to support the launch of the release.
View the prerecorded launch here: https://youtu.be/IMEXfRWf88Q
Read the full press release here: https://www.tsilhqotin.ca/press-releases/
Read the full report here: https://www.tsilhqotin.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/TNG-COVID-REPORT-FINAL.pdf