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Island Nations

A column by Steve Sxwithul'txw

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Island Nations:

Racing war canoes

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Island Nations columnist Steve Sxwithul'txw takes us onto a war canoe. They used to be for attacking other villages; now they are a community sport. A preview of the Coast Salish canoe races happening this weekend.


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Event details:

  • July 23 - 24
  • Location: Tsartlip Drive, Brentwood Bay, B.C. 
  • Races from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Salmon Barbecue 

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National Aboriginal Day on the Island

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Island Nations Columnist Steve Sxwithul'txw previews some of the ceremonies and celebrations on deck for National Aboriginal Day.

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