Best Practices Case Study (Strategic Vision): Tsleil-Waututh Nation


The Tsleil-Waututh are a Coast Salish people who live in a community located on the north shore of Vancouver, B.C. The Tsleil-Waututh have worked hard to protect their community identity and culture in the face of rapid urban expansion. Community leaders, including Chief Dan George and John L. George, have spoke strongly of the need to maintain aboriginal rights and title. In the early 1990s, the leadership began a revitalization process to mark their presence within Tsleil-Waututh traditional territory and to ensure their community's survival in the growing urban environment...

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National Centre for First Nations Governance. "Best Practices Case Study (Strategic Vision): Tsleil-Waututh Nation." A Report for the National Centre on First Nations Governance. National Centre for First Nations Governance. Canada. June 2009. Case Study. (, accessed March 8, 2023)

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