Ha-Shilth-Sa

News

Friday, October 30, 2015

Five days after the tragic Leviathan II whale watching tour boat accident, the community of Ahousaht gathered to celebrate the bravery of five homegrown heroes.

Special guests to an Oct. 29 potluck dinner in Ahousaht’s T-Bird Hall included YuułuʔiłʔatḥNation Tyee Wilson Jack and...

Friday, October 30, 2015

Grace Frank of Ahousaht First Nation met Oct. 29 with the parents, brother, uncle and girlfriend of 27-year-old Ravisham Pillay, one of 27 passengers and crew onboard the Leviathan II which capsized Oct. 25 on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. His body has yet to be recovered.

Grace...

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The Ahousaht Hawiih have announced an end to industrial scale logging in the Hahoulthlee (traditional territory) of the Ahousaht Tribe effective immediately.

For the past 20 years, the two main Tree Farm Licenses in the area TFL 54 and 57 have been accessing old grow timber within the...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Fishermen in Tofino listening to the distress call to the Coast Guard became frustrated as Ahousaht rescuer Clarence Smith tried to make himself understood about the situation before him Oct. 25, with a capsized Leviathan II and the lives of its passengers in his hands.

The Georgia Prince...

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Ahousaht Hawiih express their deepest condolences and prayers to the survivors and the victims families for the strength to carry on and heal from this terrible tragedy. Prayers and loving thoughts are also with all of those that supported the rescue effort and that were impacted by this...

Monday, October 26, 2015

Update: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 2015

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of the five persons who died following the capsizing of a whale-watching boat west of Vancouver Island on Oct. 25, 2015. They are:

* Katie Taylor, aged 29, a British national who lived in Whistler, B...

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council extends its sympathy and condolences to the victims and the families of the Oct. 25 sinking of MV Leviathan II off Vargas Island.

“We offer our prayers and healing energy to those who were injured, and give thanks to...

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Tseshaht Elders Committee is halfway to its goal of purchasing a new 24-passenger bus, thanks to a donation from the Tseshaht Fisheries Department.

The donation took place on Oct. 19 during the regular monthly band meeting in the Tseshaht Great Hall. Tseshaht Chief Councillor Hugh...

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and our 14 member First Nations would like to congratulate Prime Minister-Elect Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party of Canada members on their election to a majority government.

We also extend our congratulations to the three newly elected NDP members in...

Friday, October 16, 2015

On Wednesday October 14, the Bridge River Indian band (Xwisten) experienced a tragic event, in which a young man from our community attacked a number of our office staff, leaving two persons in serious condition; two persons in critical condition, the assailant dead, and the community...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

The Council of Ha’wiih, which met at the House of Unity on Oct. 6 and 7, took a firm stand with Fisheries and Oceans Canada against additional crab licences that Canada is planning to transfer to Clayoquot Sound.

Kiista, Keith Atleo, said he is concerned about DFO’s...

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Council of Ha’wiih, the Hereditary Nuu-chah-nulth chiefs and their delegates, have endorsed NDP candidate Gord Johns in the Courtenay-Alberni riding. The Ha’wiih met Oct. 6 and 7 in Tsaxana (Gold River), hosted by Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, for their forum on fisheries....

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The NDP released a strong commitment to Indigenous communities today, calling for a new era that embraces a Nation to Nation relationship.  The NDP have 23 Indigenous candidates running in the federal election, the most Indigenous candidates of any single federal party ever.

...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Port Alberni Friendship Center Society members elected six new board members at their annual general meeting held Sept. 29.

The election followed a community dinner and board reports on exciting new expansion plans for PAFC.

Elected to the Board are Marie Samuel, Brittney...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

People concerned about child welfare gathered at Maht Mahs Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 to explore ways in which to better meet the needs of Nuu-chah-nulth families and children.

T`at`atnaaluk – Taking Care of the Children forum, hosted by the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, was open to...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Disability Access Committee is hosting the 16th annual Health Ability Fair on Oct. 7 and 8 at Alberni Athletic Hall.

The theme of this year’s event is “Wik-ay-its-tsa-wa-chink ­– You are not alone,” and over two days,...

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The topics of discussion at last night’s all candidates forum, hosted by the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Hupacasath First Nation at the House of Gathering, varied widely.

The knowledge of the five candidates on First Nations concerns was tested; broadly on national approaches...

Friday, September 25, 2015

USMA Nuu-chah-nulth is hosting a pair of recruitment workshops in Ucluelet and Tofino on Oct. 6 for those interested in becoming foster parents.

The first session takes place from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Ucluelet Community Centre, then at 1:30 p.m. through 3 p.m. at Tofino Community Hall...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

For the past two years, the Federal Fisheries Minister tried to open the commercial roe herring fisheries on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI) despite continued Nuu-chah-nulth concerns about low herring abundance. The actions of the Fisheries Minister led to a Federal Court...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

For the past two years, the Federal Fisheries Minister tried to open the commercial roe herring fisheries on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI) despite continued Nuu-chah-nulth concerns about low herring abundance. The actions of the Fisheries Minister led to a Federal Court...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

For the past two years, the Federal Fisheries Minister tried to open the commercial roe herring fisheries on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI) despite continued Nuu-chah-nulth concerns about low herring abundance. The actions of the Fisheries Minister led to a Federal Court...

Thursday, September 24, 2015

For the past two years, the Federal Fisheries Minister tried to open the commercial roe herring fisheries on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI) despite continued Nuu-chah-nulth concerns about low herring abundance. The actions of the Fisheries Minister led to a Federal Court injunction in...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Nuu-chah-nulth members and supporters can participate in the campaign by doing the following:

Visit www.enoughalready.ca and sign the petition.

Share the campaign message on social media...

Monday, September 21, 2015

Base funding for federal support of First Nations Child and Family Services is based on a formula set in 1989. In 2007, after years of recommendations, the Enhanced Prevention Focused Approach (EPFA) began to be rolled out region by region. This funding would help prevent children from...

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Base funding for federal support of First Nations Child and Family Services is based on a formula set in 1989. In 2007, after years of recommendations, the Enhanced Prevention Focused Approach (EPFA) began to be rolled out region by region. This funding would help prevent children from...

Copyright 2010 Ha-Shilth-Sa. All Rights Reserved.

Developed by Alberni Design | Login