Fireside Chat: Xʷtatəl̕ləm, Place of Learning

Jun. 7, 2022 at 8:40 a.m. PDT

Nolan Charles (xʷməθkʷəy̓əm/Musqueam Indian Band) and Stephen Bruyneel (Fraser River Discovery Centre) discuss their ongoing partnership on the development of xʷtatəl̕ləm, a Place of Learning About the Indigenous Heritage and Teachings of the Fraser River.

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Mr. Charles is privileged to serve as a Council Member for the Musqueam Indian Band for the last 30 years and has played an active role on council committees dealing with substantive treaty, lands and finance issues. He serves as a Director for the Musqueam Capital Corporation (MCC), a member of the Board of Directors of the Fraser River Discovery Center Society and – most recently – has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Science World and to the BCAFN Gaming Commission.

Stephen Bruyneel works under contract for the Fraser River Discovery Centre Society (FRDCS) as the Director, External Relations & Development. He is also a member of the Indigenous Relations Committee of the FRDCS Board of Directors and, in that capacity, works closely with Musqueam Indian Band (MIB) on an exciting new partnership emerging out of a recent memorandum of understanding.

Subtitles available in: English