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Permanent Pride Crosswalk at Chief Louis Centre

Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc (TteS)’s Business and Economic Development Department is excited to have partnered with Forward Law, Sureus-Murphy and Urban Systems to make a permanent Pride Crosswalk possible at Chief Louis Centre. Located at the intersection of Powwow Trail...

Bent Back Tongue — Poems By Garry Gottfriedson

In his latest collection, Secwépemc rancher and renowned poet Garry Gottfriedson explores the fraught mechanics of contemporary masculinity, politics and love. Gottfriedson’s work unapologetically unveils the truth of Canada’s treatment of First Nations and he...

TteS Closed Monday, September 19

Monday, September 19, 2022, the date of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, will be marked in Canada with a national holiday. Per the direction of the Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc (TteS) Executive Director of Finance and the Executive Director of Member Services, TteS will...

Update on the Band Reparations Class Action

Update on the Band Reparations Class Action – trial starts Monday September 12, 2022 in Vancouver, B.C. On Monday, September 12 representative plaintiffs shíshálh Nation and Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc begin their fight for compensation for the collective harm suffered as...

TteS Honours and Celebrates Pride Week 2022

After a two-year hiatus from the Kamloops Pride Week Celebrations due to COVID, TteS is honoured to be celebrating Kamloops Pride Week 2022. The Pride Week activities are being held on the direct ancestral lands of Tk’emlúpsemc. As an organization, we are committed to...

Kamloopa Powwow – Statement from Host Community

Weytkp Xwexwéyt-tp, After a two-year hiatus from the Kamloopa Pow Wow due to COVID, Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc (TteS), is honoured to be the host community for the 41st Annual Kamloopa Pow Wow on July 29 to 31, 2022 here on our beautiful and direct ancestral lands. Part...

Congratulations to TteS Grads 2022

From the Office of the Chief – On behalf of Tk̓emlúps Council, I would just like to say Yerí7 re sxexé7 (congrats) to all the TteS graduates of 2022. We would like to pay tribute to your hard work and dedication that you have had to get you to this very important...

Statement in Support of TteS Members

Statement from Tk̓emlúps te Secwépemc Chief and Council In consideration of events that have recently taken place, this is a reminder to guests of TteS, that by entering onto our lands, you agree to refrain from disrespecting staff, community members and visitors,...

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