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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...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

An initiative that collected 56 tonnes of marine debris from Hesquiaht Harbour last June is preparing to clean up other parts of Clayoquot Sound this fall.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Twenty-year-old Ivy Cargill-Martin inspired many as one of this year’s Featured Artists at the Carving on the Edge Festival in Tofino, Sept. 7-10.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Several years after her aunt was found murdered on a logging road near Gold River, Lillian Howard encountered the late family member in a dream. Christina Beatrice (Howard) Thomas reassuringly held out her...

Friday, September 8, 2017

The Government of Canada is backing down from appealing a Special Claims Tribunal ruling, allowing $13.8 million in compensation to the Huu-ay-aht First Nations to stand without undergoing a further...

Thursday, September 7, 2017

A study into a rare liver disease has identified First Nations people as being at especially high risk of developing it. Even more interesting, coastal First Nations, including the Nuu-Chah-Nulth, are at...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Edward and Janice Johnson are passionate about promoting mental wellness as part of a suicide prevention strategy.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The National Film of Board of Canada is bringing something special to the table for Indigenous people this year.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

A small earthquake rattled the west coast of Vancouver Island Tuesday morning. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) website reports that the 3.8 magnitude quake struck 14 kilometres north of Ucluelet...

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Each year more than half a millions dollars in diesel is shipped by barges to generate electricity for the 50 or so people living in Hot Springs Cove.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Locked away somewhere deep in the Royal British Columbia Museum’s storage space are volumes of priceless audio tapes containing voice recordings of First Nations people speaking or singing in their mother...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

What is addiction?

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Friends of the late Darrell Campbell joined his family at a memorial potlatch to celebrate his life and dry their tears, six years after his sudden passing.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

During a visit to Hesquiaht Harbour this summer Chuck Lucas recalled a time years ago when he heard singing on the shoreline.

“I was sitting on the beach first thing in the morning,” said Lucas, who...

Friday, August 25, 2017

Dianne and Dave Ignace chuckled at the sight of Gord Johns cycling along the concrete seawall after the Member of Parliament disembarked at Hesquiaht Harbour on Monday.

Monday, August 21, 2017

It has been 16 months since the provincial government declared the drug overdose crisis a public emergency, but the death toll continues to climb at an alarming rate. Even worse, First Nations peoples, who...

Monday, August 21, 2017

Since 2002, our daughter, our sister, Joanne Young has called us to walk together and hold her missing daughter, Lisa Marie Young, in prayer and love and light. Lisa Marie, my step granddaughter, was last...

Thursday, August 17, 2017

For 2 1/2 days, Sept. 12-14 at Maht Mahs Gym in Port Alberni, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council will host a gathering for the families of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls in Nuu-chah-nulth...

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Dozens of families showed up at the Port Alberni Friendship Center Aug. 17 for a fun-filled festival-like picnic sponsored by M’akola Housing Society.

Families were treated to a free lunch of...

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Ghoo-Noom-Tuk-Tomlth sits in front of his house in the orange glow of a July sun as it recedes into the Pacific Ocean before him.

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