New Commissioner: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem

On November 15, 2016, Vancouver City Council appointed Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem to the Vancouver City Planning Commission.

Khelsilem hails from the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh-speaking communities of Xwmel̓ts’stn and Eslhá7an and the Kwak̕wala-speaking tribes of the Na̱mg̱is’ and Ḵwiḵwa̱sut̓inux̱w. He grew up and lives in the city of Vancouver. Continue reading “New Commissioner: Tł’akwasik̕a̱n Khelsilem”