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72 Hill Street
PO Box 518
Alert Bay, B.C.
Canada V0N 1A0

work here

We strive to build capacity within our local first nations communities. We aim to hire members of ḵwikwa̱sutinux̱ Ha̱xwa’mis First Nation, Musgamakw, and Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw nations, where possible. We offer seasonal and permanent positions for dedicated people interested in joining and supporting this cause.

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Current Openings

Nawalakw Summer Employment (Canada Summer Jobs for ages 15-30)
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  1. Cultural Activities Leader 2023 (x9)
  2. Admin Assistant  (x3)
  3. First Aid Assistant 2023
  4. Harvest Labourer (x5)
  5. Housekeeping Aide
  6. Kitchen Assistant
  7. Media Coordinator 2023
  8. Maintenance Worker
Apply today!


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gather here

We offer an incredible space to host your next leadership retreat, wellness weekend and more. Contact us at to learn more.

learn here

While COVID-19 changed our original plans, we expect to welcome groups of students starting in the summer of 2021. Following into the fall of 2021 we will continue to respect the provincial and federal regulations as they evolve.

Our initial focus will be on youth in grades 5-7, who have already had some exposure to kwak̓wala though we plan to expand our focus over time.

We welcome inquiries from Band and Public schools who have a significant percentage of their students of Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw descent, and wish to explore an immersive cultural experience in traditional territory.

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partner with us

We are deeply grateful to the local and global partners on this journey with us. If you are interested in working together, please reach out.



Nawalakaw is a project on MakeWay’s shared platform which provides operational supports, governance and charitable expertise for changemakers.

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We are grateful to our community of supporters and friends, who have committed their time, talent, treasure, and ties to support Nawalakw. You can help us advance our mission by contributing.

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our sponsors

We gratefully acknowledge the visionary organizations and individuals who share our passion and support our mission.