ʔaq'am Welcoming Scott Manjak as Interim Chief Operating Officer

St. Mary’s (ʔaq'am) Band Council has appointed Scott Manjak as Interim Chief Operating Officer for a period of one-year, commencing on July 2nd, 2013 and concluding on June 20th 2014.

3rd Annual Strategic Planning Celebration

May 16th, marked our third annual Ka kniⱡwitiyaⱡa Celebration at the St. Mary’s Indian Band arbour. The celebration ran from 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm, opening with an honour song, prayer and the raising of our Tipi Poles followed by group photos.  This event was attended by over 150 community members.

Yuwat-keeping group welcomes new bees

We received word that the yuwat-keeping (bee-keeping) group is back in action this year and that the group just welcomed new bees to their apiary site on-reserve. Congratulations to Robert Williams, Marisa Phillips, June Forsyth, and Becky Pelkonen for continuing with this community-based initiative. We look forward to more honey this year! 

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