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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Following a major drug seizure and a rash of local overdose deaths, two Nuu-chah-nulth women decided to take action, setting up a street protest outside apartments on Third Avenue.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Haahuupayak School was born to deal with the systemic problem of racism in the public school system.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

The site of the Tseshaht winter village of Tlukwatkwuu7is was the scene of an unveiling ceremony hosted by the Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) and the City of Port Alberni on July 21.

Friday, July 22, 2016

A total of 16 teams teed off at Alberni Golf Club on July 21 for the Sixth Annual Swing Fore Tlu-piich fundraising tournament.

The event has become one of the main sources of funding for the annual...

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

The Tlowitsis First Nation traditionally had a relationship to the environment which revolved around the resources of the waters throughout our territory which was used as a means of travel, as well as a...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

A star-studded expedition to protest the B.C. salmon aquaculture industry has no plans to visit Nuu-chah-nulth territory on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Summer-time fun! Days to walk the beach, sit by the fire to roast marshmallows, sing, hit the drums or watch the kids play tag or go swimming. There are so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the...

Monday, July 18, 2016

In Ahousaht et al vs. Canada, the Trial Judge found that economic trade in fish happened regularly, in substantial quantities, and was integral to Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations cultural practices....

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Betrayal? "It is," said Tyee Ha’wilth Maquinna Lewis George about a statement by federal Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Representatives of a specific claims tribunal have travelled to Ahousaht First Nation this morning to get the lay of the land.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

It would have been about 10 in the morning July 11 when experienced fishing guide, 44-year-old Neil Sherwood, fell overboard during a charter in an area called the Whales Tale, near Kyuquot.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

The Canada Day long weekend began for Ahousaht on June 30, when the locals welcomed home canoes carrying children in foster care.

The canoes landed on the front beach and each child was blanketed...

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is sad to learn of the passing of friend Ian Hinksman, and we send our heartfelt condolences to his extended family and friends at his loss.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Hundreds of people filled the Maaqtusiis School Gym to witness 14 graduates receive their high school diplomas. The grads entered the gym on the arms of escorts, taking their seats on the beautifully-...

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

“Reconciliation is akin to paddling a canoe. Unless everyone is working together, you are not going anywhere,” said Wilfred Cootes, representing the Uchucklesaht Tribe.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The Victoria Aboriginal Cultural Festival was held June 17 thru June 19, and includedspectacular performances on an outdoor stage in the plaza at the Royal BC Museum.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

June 16 marked a preschool graduation celebration for 14 Tla-o-qui-aht children ages four and five.

Carol Frank, education coordinator, organized the event which was held at the Tin Wis Conference...

Monday, June 27, 2016

A Coming of Age party was held in Ahousaht on June 18 for two girls and two boys.

Friday, June 24, 2016

Ahousaht member Georgina Sutherland, and by extension, Nuu-chah-nulth culture, took centre stage at the John Howitt Elementary School's year-end assembly on June 23.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Staff and students at Haahuupayak School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony  June 22 to honour five residential school survivors who made a significant contribution to the school.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A Tseshaht man has composed a celebration song that he intends to donate to all of School District 70 when school resumes in September.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Uchucklesaht Tribe Government celebrated National Aboriginal Day by hosting a Wellness Fair at Alberni Athletic Hall on June 21.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

To all our Nuu-chah-nulth people,

Monday, June 20, 2016

Updated: June 22, 2016 2:50 p.m.

The Ahousaht Search and Rescue Team invited the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) to the community June 20 to demonstrate some maneuvers for saving people in distress...

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Harvesting cedar for basket weaving requires knowledge, skill, physical wellness, and to know when and where to pick, and not to over harvest in one area.

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