NmTC and Tla'amin Nation 2017 Youth Leadership Gathering
August 22nd to 25th 2017
Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) will be co-hosting its second annual Youth Leadership Gathering with Tla’amin Nation from August 22‐25, 2017, at the beautiful Powell Lake Outdoor Learning Centre in Powell River, BC.
Three Youth Participants (age 12-16) from each of Naut’sa mawt’s eleven member nations (Halalt, Homalco, Klahoose, Malahat, Snaw‐naw‐as, Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus, Tla’amin, Tsawwassen, Tsleil-Waututh, and T’Sou-ke), are invited to attend with travel and fees being covered by NmTC.
Four Young Leaders (age 21-29) are invited to be group cabin leaders for the gathering with training, travel, fees, and a small honoraria covered by NmTC
WHO should attend?
Three Youth Participants (age 12-16) from each of Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council’s (NmTC) eleven member nations. Travel and camp fees will be paid for by NmTC.
We are also looking for four Young Leaders (age 21-29) to supervise cabin groups. Travel, camp fees, and a small honoraria will be covered by NmTC.
WHEN will it happen?
August 22‐25, 2017
WHERE will it be held?
Powell Lake Outdoor Learning Centre, Powell River, BC
WHY should we go?
Learn cultural teachings from Tla’amin elders and local knowledge holders, develop leadership skills, and build community amongst Naut’sa mawt youth.
WHAT will we do?
Activities will include story-telling, drumming, canoeing, building a sweat lodge, photography and videography, traditional medicines, spiritual bathing, preserving food, language learning, weaving, bighouse teachings, carving, journaling, and more!
Interested in being a Youth Participant or a Young Leader?
Complete the registration materials August 14th, 2017. First-come, first-served!
For more information, contact Bronwen (firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-999-5924).