Friday, March 18, 2016

Port Alberni Friendship Centre staff, elders, First Nations, city and provincial officials gathered Thursday morning for the ceremonial groundbreaking for ?iihmisuk taatne?is (Treasure Our Little Ones)...

Friday, March 18, 2016

A young Hesquiaht woman has been selected by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau as a Senior Advisor on the newly-created Advisory Council on Economic Growth.

The exciting news was delivered to...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Three weeks after his memorable walk on the red carpet at the 2016 Academy Awards, Duane Howard returned to the quiet and peaceful home of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht peoples near Gold River, B.C.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Members from nine Nuu-chah-nulth Nations took part in an intensive five-day First Nations Search and Rescue training program through the Canadian Coast Guard.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

A drying of tears ceremony was held for the family of Tonia Frank at Tin Wis Resort on March 12. This ceremony marks the end of the public grief period of the family.

A dinner was held for those who...

Friday, March 11, 2016

In its best effort to be prepared for a Tsunami Emergency, Tseshaht First Nation will be hosting a Tsunami Awareness Day at Tseshaht Market April 12, weather permitting.

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Two sets of lawyers—one representing five Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, the other representing Canada—and the presiding B.C. Supreme Court Judge arrived from Vancouver to Ahousaht on Wednesday, March 9, for day...

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tseshaht First Nations Chief Councillor Hugh Braker is pressing the BC government for answers.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

On Feb. 26, the Tseshaht First Nation joined the B.C. Supreme Court class action lawsuit Gottfriedson el al v. Her Majesty the Queen. This lawsuit is commonly called the Residential School Day Scholars...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

On Feb. 20 at the Pinecrest United Church in Campbell River, ćuuxiit (Gilbert John Sr.) honored his late wife Kateri’s memory. She was taken from the family a year ago after many years of struggle with her...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

The Howard family of Mowachaht/Muchalaht is one of those large, loving families of 15 children, according to Bill Howard, born to Ambrose and Helen Howard.

Helen’s roots came from Hesquiaht with the...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

What is a tsunami?

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Nadine Janice Marshall (nee: Keitlah), 48, was an Ahousaht woman living in Victoria, B.C. until her death in the summer of 2012.

Nadine was born to Nelson and Ida Keitlah and one of her favorite...

Monday, March 7, 2016

Tsesaht First Nation held a baby welcoming at Maht Mahs gym and in the longhouse on March 5. 

Gail K. Gus-Williams, an organizer working with Debbie Frank of Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council's Child and...

Monday, March 7, 2016

About 40 members of Hupacasath First Nation took part in a community earthquake/tsunami emergency response exercise on March 5.

Participants first assembled at the House of Gathering at 10 a.m. for a...

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District chief administrative officer Russell Dyson held a media briefing on an upcoming earthquake/tsunami response exercise.

It is scheduled to take place in Port Alberni...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Gemma Headstart Program in Kyuquot for children up to age six is picking up steam, said coordinator Devon Hansen. It opened its doors Jan. 14 with funding and advice from First Nations Health Authority...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

On a cold rainy day Feb. 28, about 100 people came out to join in the suicide prevention walk at Bob Dailey Stadium in Port Alberni.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

If you have a family, finding the time to file your income tax and benefit return can be a scheduling nightmare.

Friday, February 26, 2016

On Feb 21, Gisele and Tsimka Martin presented Hugh Braker with a chuputz to thank him for helping their dad Joe Martin with a human rights complaint back in the year 2000. Joe had been fired from his job...

Thursday, February 25, 2016

There was an enthusiastic round of applause Feb. 24 for the graduates of the Introduction to the Building Trades program when instructor Jim Lawson talked about the work that Miles Keitlah and Ron Dick Jr....

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Duane Howard, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht actor who played the lead aboriginal role Elk Dog in the film The Revenant, has been invited to attend the 88th annual Academy Awards. The 2016 Academy Awards is being...

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Emergency Response B.C. has announced it will conduct a four-day earthquake/tsunami response exercise in Port Alberni this June.

In advance of the provincial exercise, Hupacasath First Nation has...

Monday, February 22, 2016

In January, Kadin Snook started as the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation Fisheries Coordinator. Originally from Gold River, Kadin is the grandson of Larry Andrew and a member of the Mowachaht/ Muchalaht...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Award-winning author and energy industry critic Andrew Nikiforuk will deliver a presentation at Echo Center at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25.