Learn About our History
Our Approach to
The Sqéwqel Development Corporation was established with the primary goal to empower the people of Seabird Island and to ensure their economic independence.
Our objective is to pursue business, investment and economic development opportunities that will grow our Nation.
The Sqéwqel Development Corporation drives profitable businesses, generating new jobs and fostering economic growth for the benefit of Seabird Island members. Our efforts respect and uphold the esteemed Sto:lo culture, traditions, and values while creating valuable business opportunities.
The Sqéwqel Development Corporation champions individual, family, and community self-sufficiency and self-reliance. Seabird is actively restoring and empowering traditional skills and knowledge, enabling them to thrive independently in the modern era.
building prosperity, honoring tradition
We Take Pride in…
From business development, investment, skill-building, and cultural preservation initiatives, our services are tailored to meet the diverse needs of our Nation while honoring the rich traditions and values of our community.
Coordination and oversight for successful project execution and delivery
Compelling and concise communication for securing project funding and support.
Strategic roadmap for successful business operations and growth
Inclusive collaboration for empowering and involving our community