News

Happy Holidays!

Please see the attached letter from the Gitsegukla Band Council.

Happy holidays everyone!
Here you will find a copy of the Christmas Hamper Notice which contains important dates and information regarding our community services over the holidays.

Learn some essential life skills, steps for dealing with emotions in a healthy manor, and learn a bit more about what you feel and how to handle it. Transportation will be arranged for those who plan to attend.

When: December 10th, 11th, 12th
9:00am to 4:00pm
Kispiox Community Hall

Canyon Contracting is pleased to announce that our work in the village for 2019 is nearing completion. View official release below.

The following is a notice regarding the construction plans to build a new Headstart School building here in our community. Read more below…

This november, you will no longer be seeing the old Gitsegukla website we’ve come to know and love. We’ve been working hard to create a fast and convenient way to show off our community on the World Wide Web, while also making it easy for you, our community members, to access information from all of our departments.

The new Gitsegukla website will make it easier for us as an organization to publish announcements, job postings, meeting minutes, and updates regarding our community and operations.

The First Website

Some of you may remember our community’s first website, created around 14 years ago. This was a milestone for Gitsegukla, when we established our footprint on the internet.

It may not have been the prettiest landing page ever created, but it represented our community to the rest of the world. This old website is long gone now, only accessible from the Web Archives which spends it’s time roaming from website to website, saving them to be remembered in the future.

A Refreshing Update

In 2016, we released our new and updated website to the public, designed by the Meade Design Group, it set a new standard for Gitsegukla’s online presence. Mobile responsiveness packaged with an easy to use interface for users and administrators, introduced us to a new way of communicating.

Now, in 2019, we take a step further in design and convenience by releasing our newest point of contact for our community. We are happy to introduce you to our new website, and we hope that it will be a smooth/convenient way for our community members and visitors alike, to learn a little bit more about the small village along Highway 16, that we call home.


Some Tips:

Here are some cool tips on the functionality of our website, and what you can do to help.

Events/News Tabs

On the homepage of our website, you’ll notice two buttons locked to the bottom of your screen. These are used to toggle the events and news tabs, for quick viewing of upcoming events and recent posts from Gitsegukla Administration.

Depending on your internet connection and device, these tabs may take a few seconds before they’re fully loaded and clickable. Use these to catch up on updates in a hurry!

Feedback

Though we may try our best, we can’t do it all on our own. Sometimes we need a little help from you, our users, so we’ve included a feedback form on our site, to allow you, the people, to submit feedback about how we do things here. This feedback form is intended for anything community related, that does not require a direct response. So if you have an opinion or observation you’d like to submit, please feel free to do so on our website.

Website Bugs

We’ve been working on our new website for quite some time now, in hopes of ensuring every “i” is dotted, and every “T” is crossed. In web development however, sometimes things are missed. If you notice an issue with the usability of our website, we encourage you to let us know via the Feedback form so we can fix it ASAP.


A Note From Our Developer

Hey there, my name is Hunter. I’ve been the in-house Webmaster here in Gitsegukla since early 2016. When I first started, I only new a few things here and there about websites and how they worked. I started by making posts for the Band Office, uploading flyers and notices. As time went on, I started making adjustments to the existing website and incorporating new features. Eventually, I began building websites of my own, in my spare time. In 2019, we decided it would be beneficial for our community to have a new website to mark a new era; not only to represent where we are as a nation right now, but where we want to be. The future must be included as much as our past, when it comes to making progress. I’m proud to present this piece of work for our community, and I hope it does us well.

– The Internet Monkey, Hunter W. Frank

In July 2019, the Gitsegukla Men’s Group went on a fishing trip to Kincolith, BC. They were able to fund the trip by essentially combining two different programs into one.

The Gitsegukla Health Center has a program to supply elders in our community with traditional foods, especially for those who do not have the means to get it on their own.

The Men’s Group were able to bundle it together, so that the group members were able to go on this awesome adventure and learn new skills, while also supplying traditional foods for the elders. It was a great success, and I hear it was also a great experience. Well done guys!

Photos taken by members of the men’s group.

Christmas Greetings from the G.B.C

Happy Holidays! Please see the attached letter from the Gitsegukla Band Council.

Christmas Hamper Notice

Happy holidays everyone!Here you will find a copy of the Christmas Hamper Notice which contains important dates and information regarding our community services over the holidays.

Knowing Your Spirit – Workshop

Learn some essential life skills, steps for dealing with emotions in a healthy manor, and learn a bit more about what you feel and how to handle it. Transportation will be arranged for those who plan to attend. When: December 10th, 11th, 12th9:00am to 4:00pmKispiox Community Hall

Canyon Contracting – End Of Season

Canyon Contracting is pleased to announce that our work in the village for 2019 is nearing completion.

New Headstart Building Construction

The following is a notice regarding the construction plans to build a new Headstart School building here in our community. Read more below…

Introducing the new Gitsegukla First Nation Website!

This november, you will no longer be seeing the old Gitsegukla website we’ve come to know and love. We’ve been working hard to create a fast and convenient way to show off our community on the World Wide Web, while also making it easy for you, our community members, to access information from all of […..]

Men’s Group Fishing Trip

In July 2019, the Gitsegukla Men’s Group went on a fishing trip to Kincolith, BC. They were able to fund the trip by essentially combining two different programs into one. The Gitsegukla Health Center has a program to supply elders in our community with traditional foods, especially for those who do not have the means […..]