September 2017

Welcoming Four New Employees & Interim Band Manager

The Wei Wai Kum First Nation is pleased to welcome four new employees in the positions of Elders Worker; Netloft and Sheetwall Worker; Operations and Maintenance Worker; and Youth Worker. The new employees are Kristen Peel (Elders Worker); Jim Henderson (Netloft); Mark Haunch (Operations) and Jessica Rhodes (Youth Worker).

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Summer Hours Notice

Effective Friday, July 13, the Wei Wai Kum First Nation Band office moves to summer hours. The office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed from noon to 12:30 for lunch.

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Students Celebrated at Three Events

Another school year is over and with it a series of events celebrating students and graduates. School District 72 hosted an Aboriginal Grad event at the Wei Wai Kum Kwanwatsi Big House in June. This event acknowledged all high school graduates in the district who self-identify as Aboriginal. These included the following graduates from the… 

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Junior Henderson Wins in Power Carving Event

Congratulations to Wei Wai Kum carver Junior Henderson for winning first place in the professional category as well as with the Carver’s Choice Award at this year’s Transformations on the Shore chainsaw carving competition. Junior won with his work, entitled Hungry for Wealth at the 22nd annual event at Frank James Park in Campbell River. The… 

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