Beyond The Lair

Chief Gibby Jacob from Squamish Nation

March 20, 2024 Bears' Lair Season 1 Episode 2
Chief Gibby Jacob from Squamish Nation
Beyond The Lair
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Beyond The Lair
Chief Gibby Jacob from Squamish Nation
Mar 20, 2024 Season 1 Episode 2
Bears' Lair

Past, present, and incredible future of storytelling of new 6-part series Back to the Fire. In search of lost values that could change the world!

Chief Gibby Jacob, whose ancestral name is Kákeltn siyám (pr. Kokel ten See yam) carries the title of hereditary Chief and is a member of the Squamish Nation located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is one of the most influential Native leaders in Canada. With Chief Jacob’s leadership, the Squamish Nation will be worth $5 Billion from business revenue, royalties, and real estate assets in a few short years.  He was also instrumental in the development of the Sen̓áḵw (pr. Sen awk) real estate development in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver, BC.

He has won the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2013, the BC Aboriginal Business Award in 2017, and the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal in 2018. 

Chief Jacob's knowledge and experience has provided direction and he has been the liaison for special projects and files. This includes negotiations between the various levels of government (Ministerial, Deputy Minister levels), stakeholders, partners and the Nation on projects dealing with natural resources, accommodation, and consultation. 


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Past, present, and incredible future of storytelling of new 6-part series Back to the Fire. In search of lost values that could change the world!

Chief Gibby Jacob, whose ancestral name is Kákeltn siyám (pr. Kokel ten See yam) carries the title of hereditary Chief and is a member of the Squamish Nation located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is one of the most influential Native leaders in Canada. With Chief Jacob’s leadership, the Squamish Nation will be worth $5 Billion from business revenue, royalties, and real estate assets in a few short years.  He was also instrumental in the development of the Sen̓áḵw (pr. Sen awk) real estate development in the Kitsilano area of Vancouver, BC.

He has won the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 2013, the BC Aboriginal Business Award in 2017, and the Senate 150 Anniversary Medal in 2018. 

Chief Jacob's knowledge and experience has provided direction and he has been the liaison for special projects and files. This includes negotiations between the various levels of government (Ministerial, Deputy Minister levels), stakeholders, partners and the Nation on projects dealing with natural resources, accommodation, and consultation.