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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.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The Quu?asa team from the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Mental Health department hosted Picnic in the Park for urban Nuu-chah-nulth living away from home in Port Alberni. The event was held June 15 at...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ahousaht’s Maaqtusis Schools' Sports Day was held June 6. The day started out with the 50m race, and went through the 100, 200 and 400 metre races.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Staff of NETP (the Nuu-chah-nulth Employment and Training Program) opened the doors of their Port Alberni offices June 13 to invite people for a tour of their facility and to see what they have to offer.

Monday, June 13, 2016

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council executive, President Debra Foxcroft and Vice President Ken Watts, presented First Nations Summit Task Force member Ed John with a traditional rattle in recognition of his...

Friday, June 10, 2016

Nuu-chah-nulth oral history was used to emphasize the need for earthquake monitoring and, better yet, prediction.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Students and Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker Jason Sam celebrated the end of the Ucluelet Secondary School classes by thanking all the people that came in to teach them throughout the year.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Ditidaht First Nation hosted the fifth annual TRC Paddle Days June 8 and June 9 at their home in Malachan with participation from about 160 students from kindergarten to Grade 12 from five B.C.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

8:45 am Thursday: Tseshaht First Nation Office

At the edge of the Somass River, Scott Lorette of the Vancouver-based Heavy Urban Search And Rescue team is setting up a mobile water...

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

As part of the ongoing coverage of Exercise Coastal Response, Ha-Shilth-Sa was invited to cover the arrival of the elite Vancouver-based Heavy Urban Search and Rescue (HUSAR) team.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

At 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning, a Magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Twenty minutes later, a 20-metre tsunami surged up Alberni Inlet, causing catastrophic damage all the...

Monday, June 6, 2016

A celebration was held at the Nanaimo St. Jean's Cannery and Smoke House on June 3 to commemorate the Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Development Corporation’s purchase of majority shares of a family-owned island-...

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Dr. Richard Atleo, a hereditary chief of the Ahousaht First Nation, will be honoured for his academic and environmental leadership when he receives an honorary doctor of education degree on June 15 at 2:30...

Thursday, June 2, 2016

A significant totem pole given to Cowichan Tribes decades ago has been restored in an effort to preserve its beauty and extend its longevity.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

This week in Vancouver, more than 400 First Nations leaders, front line workers and representatives from Aboriginal children and family organizations gathered to meet with the Ministry of Children and...

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