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Communications support to Indigenous governments

Coast Communications is here to support Indigenous governments, business and organizations.

Communications Support to First Nations Governments

Coast Communications provides corporate communications, issues management, and other support to Indigenous governments, business, and organizations. Our team includes:

Tamara:

Tamara was trained as an anthropologist with a focus on contemporary Indigenous cultural and policy issues. During her graduate research she lived on Sto:lo Nation lands; for four years she represented municipalities at three treaty tables and has worked on countless cultural impact assessments and traditional use studies all around B.C. As communications director for the ministry responsible for treaties, Tamara led announcements for all treaties, economic development and interim measure projects. She has also supported the Tsawwassen First Nation and Lax Kw'alaams and First Nations Health Authority's communications needs and was the event planner for the UNDRIP Finding the Path conference. 

 

Tanya:

Tanya Corbet is an experienced communicator, community leader and business advisor with over twenty years experience leading and advising governments, businesses and organizations. She is a member and former Councillor of the Tsawwassen First Nation, former Commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission,  has served on almost a dozen governance boards and was a federal candidate in 2019. She provides strategic advice and support to Coast Communications' clients from both a communications and Indigenous perspective.

How we can support Indigenous governments or businesses: 

  • Strategic communications planning
  • Media training
  • Event planning and management
  • Publications such as annual reports or newsletters
  • Crisis and issues management 
  • Announcement planning 
  • Internal communications and engagement, e.g. on land codes, treaties, new capital projects, etc. 

We can help, including training your team to lead your own communications.