The Communications team at the Northern Shuswap Tribal Council is committed to serving all NStQ members. The team is responsible for communicating Treaty information with Urban or Off-Reserve members, as well as all the members of the four communities.

NSTC Communications schedule and plan three major events a year for off-reserve members with an annual event, the Citizens Assembly, open to all members in May.

The people’s website is maintained by the NSTC Communications staff who regularly update the content and include submissions from the Nations.

The quarterly full colour magazine Lexéy’em is photographed, written, edited and published by communications staff in consultation with the Treaty department. The publication is released on the first day of the season.

The NSTC Communications team maintains social media sites including two Facebook pages, Instagram and Twitter.

The daily operational requirements for NSTC Communications is to include regular checks of local, provincial and national news outlets, government press releases and statements from other Nations.

The NSTC Board of Directors relies on the expertise of communications staff to identify opportunities for creating a wider public knowledge of the history and traditions of NStQ people. This includes issuing press releases and statements.

Internal communications within the Tribal Council include the participation of communications staff with reports to the Treaty Team, Leadership, Senior Managers and the Executive Director.

Communications staff support the Treaty Manager and Communications Coordinators working in the four communities in a variety of ways including special events, broadcasts, filming, technical advice, special projects, writing and equipment.

The NSTC Communications team supports all of the departments at the NSTC and their initiatives with access to the website, social media, publications and technical considerations.

The expansion of the communications team has led to the redevelopment of the protected confidential membership list.

For further information please contact:

Eric Sannes
Communications Manager
Phone: (250) 392-7361 Ext. 228