Best Practices Case Study (Inter-Governmental Relations): Sliammon First Nation

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In 2002, the City of Powell River, on the Sunshine Coast in south-western B.C., began construction on a seawalk park. The project inadvertently destroyed or disturbed significant cultural sites of Sliammon First Nation including petroglyphs and shell middens. Deeply concerned by the site impact and the lack of consultation with their nation, then Chief L. Maynard Harry and respected Elder Norm Gallagher confronted city officials...

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National Centre for First Nations Governance. "Best Practices Case Study (Inter-Governmental Relations): Sliammon First Nation." A Report for the National Centre for First Nations Governance. The National Centre for First Nations Governance. Canada. June 2009. Case Study. (http://fngovernance.org/toolkit/best_practice/sliammon_first_nation, accessed January 23, 2013)