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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles (Pa-Kwach-Tun) Memorial Plaza Name Confirmation Ceremony

Semihamoo First Nation and members of White Rock City Council

Descendants of Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles, members of Semiahmoo First Nation, and community residents gathered to honour the memory and confirm the name of “Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles (Pa-Kwach-Tun) Memorial Plaza” at White Rock’s east bea...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles (Pa-Kwach-Tun) Memorial Plaza official naming event May 11

Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles Memorial Plaza

Please attend the official naming event of Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles (Pa-Kwach-Tun) Memorial Plaza. Members of Semiahmoo First Nation, including Chief Harley Chappell, will be present to provide remarks.

The plaza was dedicated in 2009 to the memo...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: June 18, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day: Recognizing Semiahmoo First Nation

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21, 2021

The City of White Rock and the Semiahmoo First Nation continue to build trust and forge a strong relationship, acknowledging their progress as they approach June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day.

White Rock is recognized as being located on the traditio...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Semiahmoo First Nation, City of White Rock sign three utility service agreements

Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock sign three utility service agreements

The Semiahmoo First Nation and the City of White Rock are pleased to announce that they have signed three utility service agreements, two for water supply and one for sewer services.

The City and the Nation meet regularly as Councils to discuss matters aff...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: May 31, 2021

City of White Rock honours the 215 children lost at a Kamloops residential school

Every Child Matters

The City of White Rock is flying all City flags at half-mast for 215 hours to remember the 215 children whose remains were found at a former Kamloops residential school.

Here is a statement from Mayor Darryl Walker:

“The City of White Rock shares the pain o...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Semiahmoo First Nation and the City of White Rock Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21

The Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock, which is recognized as being located on the traditional unceded territory of the Nation, are joining to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. Held annually on June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: June 19, 2019

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Message from White Rock City Council - National Indigenous Peoples Day

Please join White Rock City Council for a respect for history and relationship- building ceremony this National Indigenous Peoples Day.

  • Date: Friday, June 21, 2019.
  • Location: Totem Plaza, Dedicated to the Memory of Grand Chief Bernard Robert Charles
  • Time: 11...
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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock
Posted on: November 25, 2019

City and Museum apologize to Semiahmoo First Nation for 1990s’ incident

City of White Rock - logo

In a private ceremony on Nov. 21, 2019, the City of White Rock and the White Rock Museum and Archives apologized to the Semiahmoo First Nation for an incident that took place in the 1990s.

The Semiahmoo First Nation and the White Rock Museum and Archives m...

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Semiahmoo First Nation and City of White Rock