On the one-year anniversary of the federal election, Indigenous leaders are calling on Canada to finally implement the fishing rights that were awarded to Nuu-chah-nulth nations in 2009.
“The grass was dry, a fire was lit, and it went.”
That’s how Anne Robinson described the turbulent times of the 1970s in Nuu-chah-nulth territories, and the circumstances that sparked the creation of...
Five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations are fed up with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s lack of commitment to ‘Nation-to-Nation’ reconciliation.
Since he was five years old, Cody Savey remembers loving the game of ice hockey. “I kept nagging my parents to play, since I was five and it took a couple of years to convince them to let me play,” he told...
Kelly Sport was suddenly overcome.
He was addressing the walkers who had gathered on the site of the former Alberni Indian Residential School to commemorate Orange Shirt Day Sept. 30, and had just...
Nuu-chah-nulth Ha’wiih and their representatives gathered at the Huu-ay-aht House of Gathering Sept. 28 and Sept.
Hundreds of people gathered at Thunderbird Hall in Ahousaht Oct. 1, honoring an invitation from Kanopit (Chief Rocky Titian) and his family.
Students at Vast had a chance to learn about the history and the legacy of Canada’s Indian residential school system on Orange Shirt Day.
The voices of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his ministers, the voice of Canada’s bureaucracy through Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the voice of government lawyers are telling three different stories...
The Westcoast Native Health Care Society revealed its plans to expand during an Open House held at Tsawaayuus (Rainbow Gardens) on Sept. 23.
The hereditary chiefs of five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations stood Sept.
Ahousaht post-secondary students and graduates arrived at Nanaimo’s Coast Bastion Inn on Sept. 15 to honor an invitation from the Ahousaht Education Authority (AEA), who wanted to acknowledge them for their...
Dave Dennis, Public Works manager, has been employed by Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation for four years. His responsibilities include supervision of the maintenance crew, housing construction, infrastructure,...
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Annual General Meeting was held at Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government House Sept. 19 and Sept. 20. The theme was “Taš ii” (pronounced Tash-ee-ee).
Just a few months after his graduation from a North Island Collage jewelry-making class, Ernest Smith and his wife Darlene are proud to announce the opening of their new art gallery.
The late Nuu-chah-nulth Ha’wilth Glee-soom-eth Kelly John was recognized for his contribution to Indigenous Studies at North Island College.
It was orientation day Sept. 1 for students attending North Island College campus in Port Alberni. The day was a rainy one, and students huddled in the Aboriginal gathering place outside the school for...
The Uchucklesaht Tribe Administration/Thunderbird Apartments complex is nearing completion on the site of the historic Somass Hotel on Argyle Street.
A Tseshaht elder is suffering less pain thanks to a power lift chair donated to her by the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation.
There’s an old proverb that tells us it takes a village to raise a child.
Residential school survivors and their families gathered at Papermill Dam in Tseshaht traditional territory to welcome in a new school year and to find healing from memories of school years past.
Update: On Sept. 13, Ha-Shilth-Sa contacted the Nootka Detachment of the RCMP for an update on the progress being made on the investigation into this incident.
– The 2016 Tic-Kaa ii-Kwink (Northern Region Summer Games) was hosted by Kyuquot/Checlesaht First Nations during a weekend of glorious summer weather that saw families enjoy three days of sports,...
Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns is inviting his Nuu-chah-nulth constituents to take part in a series of three Town Hall meetings on Electoral Reform, starting in Port Alberni tonight, Sept. 6.
'Who is JOB' is a video series sponsored by energy drink company Red Bull starring Hawaiian surfer Jamie O'Brien.