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Shulqwilum (Ray Harris), Board Member

Ray Harris, a member of the Chemainus First Nation, has a broad range of cultural, political and on the ground experience in First Nations issues. As co-chair of the First Nation Summit - for his fifth consecutive term -  he works on issues related to treaty negotiations in B.C. Mr.Harris is an active commercial fisherman travelling yearly up and down the B.C. coast. He has been instrumental in organizing the Coast Salish Gatherings and the formation of the Coast Salish Council which focuses on environmental and resource health in the Coast Salish Sea and region. All of Ray’s experiences are guided by his deep connection and participation in the cultural traditions of the Coast Salish.

Ray is a father, grandfather, and great- grandfather. 

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