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Thursday, October 5, 2017

It’s time for Canada to take a different look at its connection to the land and water, says a historian and social scientist who began his post managing the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s fisheries...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A small crew gathered in the traditional home of the Mowachaht Muchalaht First Nation in September to begin renovations on a church erected 61 years ago in honour of a Catholic pope.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

A rugby player with Nuu-chah-nulth roots has been named to a new professional rugby team set to take the field in Seattle next year.

Monday, October 2, 2017

The federal government continues to drag its feet in providing compensation for First Nations communities and businesses involved in cleaning up a massive marine debris spill on the West Coast, according to...

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The NTC Quu’asa staff led an Orange Shirt Day walk on Friday, Sept.29 in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to the children’s sense of well-being and self-esteem.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Members of the Huu-ay-aht First Nations gathered at the Best Western Barclay Hotel in Port Alberni on Saturday, Sept. 30 for the People's Assembly. The day's agenda included presentations and reports on...

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Nuu-chah-nulth nations will be hosting a fundraising event in support of the Canadian Cancer Society’s 20th annual Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Two Nuu-chah-nulth Nations have been recognized for Outstanding Business Achievement through the BC Aboriginal Business Awards.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

TimberWest Forest Corporation, operating for more than 100 years in British Columbia, is hosting a seven-week First Nation Cultural Art Showcase Program featuring the works of three first nations artists,...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Students at the Eighth Avenue Learning Centre participated in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise on Wednesday, Sept. 27, which illustrates how Europeans affected First Nations lands over the last two centuries.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Port Alberni Friendship Center Society has elected four new board members at their Sept. 26 Annual General Meeting. The eight-member board - with two appointed youth representatives - serve two-year...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

A young Nuu-chah-nulth man who has grown up in the foster care system is learning about his Ditidaht roots through his love of art. A.J. Boerson, 16, says he got into art about five years ago with a passion...

Monday, September 25, 2017

A new president has been voted to lead the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, with Dr. Judith Sayers winning over incumbent Debra Foxcroft.

Monday, September 25, 2017

On Thursday, Sept. 21 the Alberni District Secondary School marked the start of another school year by hosting its annual welcome feast for students and families.

Friday, September 22, 2017

A joint report released Thursday by the First Nations Health Authority and BC Cancer Agency has spelled out some of the disparities in cancer rates and survival rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous...

Friday, September 22, 2017

As the first person in her family to go to university, Justice Manson is driven to set an example.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A dead bullfrog found stuck to the grill of a tourist’s car at the Rainforest Trail parking lot has a Clayoquot Sound ecologist concerned about the safety of the local amphibian habitat.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Sugarloaf Bridge in Zeballos is nearing completion and residents are excited to have their village connector back.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The 2017 election for Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council President and Vice President will take place at the NTC AGM, Sept. 25, 2017 in Maht Mahs gym, Port Alberni.

Monday, September 18, 2017

A powerful voice for Nuu-chah-nulth culture and aboriginal rights has gone silent. Dr. Simon Lucas, Hesquiaht elder, passed away peacefully in the arms of his wife, Julia, on Saturday, Sept. 16, at West...

Monday, September 18, 2017

Tseshaht First Nation has signed a five-year collaborative agreement that will see the excavation of middens at some of their ancient village sites in the Broken Group Islands.

Friday, September 15, 2017

An Atlantic salmon was caught in the Atleo River by an Ahousaht fisherman east of Flores Island this week, following dozens of reports of other recent catches of the species at various locations around...

Friday, September 15, 2017

From Tuesday to Thursday this week, over 20 families of missing and murdered Nuu-chah-nulth women and girls converged at Maht Mahs gym in Port Alberni. Those affected by the tragedies shared their stories...

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Nuu-chah-nulth leaders are confident that an oh-so-brief Aug. 5 meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set in motion a meaningful nation-to-nation dialogue that will result in positive changes for...

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Nuu-chah-nulth leaders are confident that an oh-so-brief Aug. 5 meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set in motion a meaningful nation-to-nation dialogue that will result in positive changes for...

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