Monday, June 24, 2013

From November 2013 to January 2014, Port Alberni will once again be hosting a group of 18 Canada World Youth (CWY) volunteers from Vietnam and across Canada.

The volunteers’ three-month stay in the community will be the second stage of a CWY educational exchange program. The first half of...

Monday, June 24, 2013

Alberni Wrestling never does anything half way and their 2013 Summer Wrestling Camps are another example. The local powerhouse program hosts their annual Kids Camp July 2-4 and their Elite Camp July 4-7. Both camps appear to offer fantastic opportunities for their participants.


Friday, June 21, 2013

Ahtsik Native Art Gallery

Date: June 21st 2013

Time: 10:30am – 5pm

Guest Artists:

Erich Glendale – Kwakwaka’wakw Carver

Randy Atleo – Ahousat Carver

Tim Paul – Master Carver from the Heshquiaht Nation

Come and observe artists at work. A great...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Press Release:

Last week on June 5 to 7, the Federal Court of Canada heard oral arguments from the Hupacasath First Nation and the Harper Government on Hupacasath’s legal action regarding the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPPA).

In response to...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Rosie Marsden from Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council will be at Laichwiltach Family Life Society, 441 4th Ave., in Campbell River on June 11th, 2013 between 1:00 – 4:00 to issue status cards. The cost is $5.00 for 4 pictures which can be shared between 2 people.


Friday, June 7, 2013

At the 10th Annual General Meeting of the BC AFN, to be held on June 27, 2013 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, BC, there will be an election for the BCAFN Male Youth Representative. Attached are the Election Guidelines for this position, including the Nomination Form and Acceptance...

Monday, June 3, 2013

The NTC Society Members will conduct an election for the NTC President and Vice President on September 23, 2013 at the NTC AGM, at Maht Mahs Gym, in Port Alberni.

The President will oversee issues external to the NTC such as lobbying and negotiating with the government. The Vice President...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

LING 180A: Dynamics of Indigenous Language Shift (1.5 Units)

Effective approaches to language revitalization begin with an understanding of the context of language shift and

loss. This course provides an introduction to the human dynamics associated with Aboriginal...

Thursday, May 23, 2013

First Nation Communities Read is pleased to announce that Indian Horse is its 10th anniversary community reading selection. Written by Richard Wagamese and published by Douglas & McIntyre (Vancouver), Indian Horse is a novel that is uniquely Aboriginal in voice, spirit, and...

Friday, May 17, 2013


17 May 08:04

OTTAWA – Well-respected Manitoba aboriginal leader Elijah Harper has died.
Harper was 64.
He passed away early this morning from a heart attack due to complications from diabetes.
Harper’s wife, Anita Olsen Harper, his children Bruce and...