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 (bronweng@nautsamawt.com, 778-999-5924).

For more information, contact Bronwen Geddes  778-­999-5924 or Valerie Cross-­Blackett  604-­329-6815.


Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council


Delta Office:

330-6165 Highway 17A

Delta, BC V4K 5B8




Vancouver Island Office:

8017 Chemainus Rd

Chemainus, BC VOR 1K5


Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council


Delta: 604-943-6712

Vancouver Island: 250-324-1800

Toll free: 888-382-7711