Saying one thing, doing another.


The deep connection to the Land is vital to First Nations. The relationship between the People and the Land is an integral component of First Nations governance. The authority and identity of the Nations come from and are tied to the Land. It is the Land that gives us our deep sense of place and our sense of self. For some Nations the very social structure of the community is embedded in the Land.

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– Tsawwassen Mills land preparation


“This development partnership is a major step toward achieving our community’s vision under our treaty,” Tsawwassen First Nations Chief Bryce Williams said in a news release. “Combined with our complementary agricultural, residential and industrial activities, this development is a significant move forward in creating a truly sustainable community for our members.”

– Construction begins on two new malls

Tsawwassen Mills and Commons