NmTC and Tla'amin Nation 2017 Youth Leadership Gathering August 22nd - 25th 2017

Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) will be co-­hosting its second annual Youth Leadership Gathering with Tla’amin Nation from August 22­‐25, 2017, at the beautiful Powell Lake Outdoor Learning Centre in Powell River, BC.

Three Youth Participants (age 14-­18) from each of Naut’sa mawt’s eleven member nations (Halalt, Homalco, Klahoose, Malahat, Snaw­‐naw­‐as, Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus, Tla’amin, Tsawwassen, Tsleil-­Waututh, and T’Sou-­ke), are invited to attend with travel and fees being covered by NmTC.

Four Young Leaders (age 21-­29) are invited to be group cabin leaders for the gathering with training, travel, fees, and a small honoraria covered by NmTC

WHO should attend?

Youth Participants (age 14-­18) and Young Leaders (age 21­‐29)

WHEN will it happen?

August 22‐25, 2017

WHERE will it be held?

Powell Lake Outdoor Learning Centre in Powell River, BC

WHY should we go?

Learn cultural teachings from Tla’amin elders and local knowledge holders, develop leadership skills, and build community amongst Naut’sa mawt youth.

WHAT will we do?

Activity options may include story-­telling, drumming, canoeing, building a sweat lodge, photography and videography, traditional medicines, spiritual bathing, preserving food, language learning, weaving, bighouse teachings, carving, journaling, and more!

Interested in being a Youth Participant or a Young Leader?

visit http://www.nmtcevents.com/youthgathering