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Journey Through Secwepemculew

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Map of Secwepemculew

This Map contains many interesting points throughout the Secwepemc Territory but is not all inclusive. It notes several landmarks and places that are important to the Shuswap People.

BC and First Nations sign education agreement Nathan Matthew...

Doctor of Letters, honoris causa Nathan Matthew...

First Nations' jurisdiction over First Nations' education Nathan Matthew...


Nathan Matthew as Grand Chief of Shuswap nation and Chief of the North Thompson signs the Chief's declarationNathan Matthew

Nathan Matthew, a member of the Simpcw Band, has contributed to the advancement of aboriginal education in B.C. Nathan Matthew has recently retired as Chief of his band but has left an amazing legacy. As former chairman of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, Nathan helped develop the Secwepemc Fisheries Commission and the Secwepemc Cultural Education Society. He also acted as representative for the First Nations Education Council, School District No. 73 for 8 years.

Nathan Matthew is a well-known leader in the field of education. Under his leadership the First Nations of the province of B.C. have signed the first Nathan addresses gathering at signing of accordAboriginal Education Jurisdiction Agreement between the federal and provincial governments, This agreement paves the way for self-government in education and puts First Nations on equal footing with other educational institutions.
Nathan Matthew is currently working as a private consultant and is still active in promoting the newly formed process of education jurisdiction.




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