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Friday, October 13, 2017

“Us sitting together is a form of reconciliation,” said Ahousaht Chief Councillor Greg Louie at the regional Hišinqʷiił or “Gathering”, Sept. 17. “We can sit across from each other, be respectful, knowing...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Elder abuse can be any of several forms of maltreatment on an older person by someone who has a special relationship with them. That is how Donna Brown, Quu’asa Clinical Counsellor, defined elder abuse at...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

“Wik-ay-its-tsa-wa-chink,” meaning you are not alone, was the message those in attendance received on a keepsake print provided at the DAC Health-Ability Fair dinner at Maht Mahs on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Surviving students of a 1958 -1960 Alberni Indian Residential School art class have been busy fundraising to attend an exhibition of their childhood paintings in Ottawa.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Four years after a motor vehicle accident claimed the lives of Carla Webster, 29, and two of her dear friends, the Swan family honored the memory of their daughter at a memorial potlatch held Oct. 7 at...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

After years of stalled negotiations, progress has been made to allow five Nuu-chah-nulth nations to harvest and sell fish found in their territories, according to the T’aaq-wiihak fisheries coordinator.

Friday, October 6, 2017

After a childhood of moving through 21 different foster homes, an adolescence struggling with alcoholism and bouts of drug addiction in adulthood, Fred Anderson advises others to look beyond the problems of...

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Alberni Athletic Hall was filled on the evening of Friday, Sept. 29 to mark the arrival of Tour de Rock cyclists as they made their stop in Port Alberni.

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.

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

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...

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