Williams, Bill

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Williams, Bill

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  • Telalsemkin siyam

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Dates of existence

fl. 1990-2010

History

Bill Williams, also known as Telalsemkin siyam, is one of sixteen hereditary chiefs of the Squamish Nation. He is very politically active in his community and has held many positions on the Squamish Nation Council including Recreation Director, Councilor, and Band Manager. Formerly he worked as an Aboriginal Management Consultant to various organizations such as Canada Employment and Immigration, the Native Brotherhood of BC, and the BC Native Socio-Economic Task Force. He is one of the original trustees of the Aboriginal Electoral Endowment Trust, and was appointed as its representative on the National Revenue Committee. He has also served as a Director of Administration of the Assembly of First Nations, and as a member of the National Executive of the Aboriginal People's Commission.

Williams is a co-founder of the Uts'am Witness Project, which reconnects urban residents with nature and invites them to participate in a Coast Salish witness ceremony. He is also a member of the Spakwus Slolem, or Eagle Song Dancers.

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British Columbia

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  • Hereditary Chief of the Squamish Nation
  • Recreation Director, Councilor, and Band Manager on the Squamish Nation Council
  • Aboriginal Management Consultant to Canada Employment and Immigration, the Native Brotherhood of BC, and the BC Native Socio-Economic Task Force
  • Trustee of the Aboriginal Electoral Endowment Trust; representative on the National Revenue Committee
  • Director of Administration of the Assembly of First Nations
  • Member of the National Executive of the Aboriginal People's Commission
  • Co-founder of Uts'am Witness Project
  • Member of the Spakwus Slolem/Eagle Song Dancers

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Authority record identifier

CA-BC-WB001

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

March 14, 2019

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