Press Release Archive

Here are a list of archived press releases from 2019 to 2021.

December 17, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Communities Decry High Stumpage Rates Hurting Jobs, Families & Businesses

December 8, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation and UBC sign Memorandum of Understanding

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

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

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

November 1, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation calls for Resignation of Mayor Cobb …

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

September 15, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in National Government Endorses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party of Canada

August 17, 2021: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation, Lake Babine Nation and Carrier Sekani First Nations call for critical revisions to British Columbia’s Forestry Intentions Paper

August 6, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Congratulates Mary Simon on Historic Appointment as Governor General

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

June 9, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Condemns BC Law Society’s Failure to Reprimand Lawyer’s Misconduct in Residential School Claims

June 1, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls for more Searching on Former Residential School Lands

May 27, 2021: Critical Salmon Runs at Risk of Collapse: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls on BC and Canada to Escalate Action to Address the Crisis at Big Bar Slide.

May 20, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Attend Final Hearing of Gibraltar Tailings Effluent Discharge Appeal

March 18, 2021: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation in partnership with UBC researchers release a COVID-19 report called Dada Nentsen Gha Yatastig; Tŝilhqot’in in the Time of COVID: Strengthening Tŝilhqot’in Ways to Protect Our People

March 15, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Voice Indigenous Laws at Hearing

March 8, 2021: Tŝilhqot’in Preparing for Environmental Appeal Board Hearing

February 8, 2021: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation calls for unity with its neighbours in the Cariboo-Chilcotin to get through the increasing COVID-19 cases in the area together: Incidents of Racism reported by Tŝilhqot’in members

December 11, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation and the Yeqox Nilin Justice Society are proud to announce the soft opening of the new Indigenous Court in Williams Lake

December 1, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation endorses the recommendations outlined in the Turpel-Lafond Report, In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care

November 12, 2020: Shell and the Tŝilhqot’in National Government
invest in nature for the future

October 21, 2020: Tŝilhqot’in Nation endorses the NDP and Premier John Horgan for re-election

October 15, 2020: New Westminster and Tŝilhqot’in Nation become Sister Communities with signing of Sister Community Agreement

October 7, 2020: Tŝilhqot’in Nation stands firmly opposed to Antlerless LEH for cow and calf moose

August 31, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation and University of British Columbia sign Memorandum of Understanding and Indigenous Knowledge Protocol Agreement to strengthen collaborative research partnerships with UBC’s Centre for Environmental Assessment Research

July 15, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation Stands with Nuu-Chah-nulth and Other First Nations in BC in Calling on the NDP Government to Table Bill 17

July 1, 2020: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls on DFO to partner with the Nation to Recover and Rebuild Chinook Stocks in the Fraser River

June 10, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation calls on Canada and the RCMP to take urgent action on systemic racism in policing

June 1, 2020: B.C., Xeni Gwet’in continue working together on long-term management of title land

May 28, 2020: ʔEsdilagh First Nation (Alexandria First Nation) Enacts Historic ʔElhdaqox Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Sturgeon River Law”)

May 14, 2020: New Prosperity Mine is Finally Dead: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Celebrates the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision to Deny Taseko Mines Limited’s Appeal.

May 8, 2020: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation Approves of Assault Weapon Ban Order

March 31, 2020: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Declares State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

March 27, 2020: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Maintains Full Closure of Steelhead Fisheries, Calls on DFO to Take Immediate Action Against Extirpation

December 13, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in and Ulkatcho Announce Emergency No Caribou Hunting Ban in their Traditional Territories

October 24, 2019: The Tŝilhqot’in Nation Welcomes the Liberal Government Back to Office

October 21, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Celebrate Grand Opening of its Solar Farm

September 6, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Welcomes Injunction Halting Taseko Drilling Program

August 23, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Enacts Historic Nulh Ghah Dechen Ts’edilhtan (“Wildlife Law”) for Declared Aboriginal Title Lands

July 16, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Takes Struggle to protect Teẑtan Biny to the United Nations

July 16, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Continues to Oppose Drilling Program as Court Grants Taseko Injunction

June 13, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Stand Strong Despite the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision Not to Hear Appeal

June 4, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation supports the recommendations outlined in the National Inquiry’s Final Report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

May 8, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in supports the decision to remove Judge Matthew Begbie Statue in New Westminster

April 23, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Challenges BC Approval to Increase Tailings Effluent into Fraser River

April 14, 2019: Canada, British Columbia and the Tŝilhqot’in Nation announce signing of tripartite Collaborative Emergency Management Agreement

April 1, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Granted Injunction

March 22, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Seeking Injunction Today

March 15, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Nation Calls on Supporters in Wake of Court Decision

March 1, 2019: Tsilhqot’in Nation Disappointed at BC Court of Appeal Decision

January 18, 2019: Tŝilhqot’in Defend Rejection of Mine