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Greenhouse Construction project under way. Read more...

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T'Sou-ke First Nation offers Pre-school and After School care to members and the community.

Sun keeps shining on T'Sou-ke

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T'Sou-ke Nation named Canada’s first Aboriginal solar community. Read more...

When there is a huge solar energy spill, it is called a 'really nice day'…

Welcome to T'Sou-ke Nation

tsouke fn signIn the SENĆOŦEN language, the word T'Sou-ke is the name of the Stickleback fish that live in the estuary of the river. Exposure to Europeans through the Hudson's Bay Company saw the name changed first to Soke and then Sooke. That English name is now common and is used for many things including the name of our neighbouring town, the river and basin, the main road.

The two T'Sou-ke reserves are on 67 hectares (165 acres) around the Sooke Basin on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The reserves were allotted by the Joint Reserve Commission in 1877.


Most community members live on the southern 41-hectare reserve while the many administration offices are on the 26-acre reserve along the main road between Sooke and Victoria.

The total registered T'Sou-ke population was 251 as of February 2013. 

 

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Contact Info:

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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM REGISTRATION

MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION

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Member Registration

Events are recorded which effect the Indian Register and the Band List such as registration, marriage and births. The office also processes certificates of Indian Status and notifies the Aboriginal Affairs regional office of changes of information about people...
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GREENHOUSE PROJECT

NEWS ABOUT THE T’SOU-KE GREENHOUSE PROJECT

At last we have some good news about funding for the Greenhouse project.

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ISTA YA CONENET

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Book Bin Program available on Thursday, Sept. 19

Books for EVERYONE, free in our community!! The Book Bin Program delivers a wide variety of books for all ages directly to you from various locations in Sooke.

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Our Address:
2154 Lazzar Road
Sooke, BC, V9Z 1G1
250-642-3957
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 8:30am to 4:30pm

T’Sou-ke Solar Community video

First Nations have lived for thousands of years on this continent without fossil fuels.
It is appropriate that First Nations lead the way out of dependency and addiction to fossil fuels and to rely on the power of the elements, the sun, the wind and the sea once again.
- Chief Gordon Planes.