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Friday, June 9, 2017

A full library of 4000 books, shelves and tables arrived by barge to Ahousaht on June 7. The complete library is a gift to Maaqtusiis Secondary School from the Write to Read Project; a charitable foundation...

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The tiny town that was declared to have the best tap water in British Columbia saw their taps run dry, at least temporarily. The British Columbia Water & Waste Association named Zeballos, B.C. as the...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Fire restrictions are returning to Vancouver Island this spring, with a ban on larger open fires coming into effect Wednesday, June 7.

Monday, June 5, 2017

A newborn lies on a blanket, surrounded by a dozen and a half kindergarten students.

Friday, June 2, 2017

First Nations will be playing a larger role in B.C.’s future developments, says the newly elected NDP representative for the region covering most Nuu-chah-nulth territories.

Friday, June 2, 2017

The fire that damaged the second floor of the Hupacasath Hall on River Road May 26 started in sawdust on the floor ignited by high temperatures recorded in the Alberni Valley that day.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

More support is needed to break an escalating cycle of removing Huu-ay-aht children from their families, according to an independent panel’s report on foster care that was released Thursday.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Smoke and flames poured out of the upper floor windows of Old Hupacasath Hall on River Road on the afternoon of May 26, closing River Road down as firefighters fought to save the two-storey log building.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Dozens of Alberni Valley school children visited the Tseshaht Longhouse May 30 for a chance to experience Nuu-chah-nulth culture through their indigenous studies program.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

British Columbia’s NDP and Green Party are poised to control the legislature with an agreement signed Tuesday - and with this partnership bring a host of commitments to improve the lives of Nuu-chah-nulth-...

Monday, May 29, 2017

Tourist traffic is ramping up on the West Coast Trail, and the creation of a third entrance to the historic hiking path has provided a welcome economic boost for Ditidaht First Nation.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Julia Lucas grew up in Ahousaht speaking Nuu-chah-nulth at home. Now she’s transferring the language to children in Port Alberni at the Friendship Centre’s brand new daycare facility, where young ones are...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Hundreds of people gathered at Alberni District Secondary School May 18 to celebrate First Nations culture and programs the students have been involved in over the past two years.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

A mining company with interests in the territory of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation faced opposition Thursday at the corporation’s annual general meeting in the Vancouver area.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Right to Read program has donated a fully furnished library to Maaqtusiis High School in Ahousaht. According to school librarian, June Titian, the library books and furnishings are expected to arrive by...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

RCMP Const. Scott MacLeod was back in the classroom May 18 to teach Grades 5-6 students how to recognize and avoid cyber-crime.

Using an interactive video game the student worked through a story in...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The province’s rugby association is putting a new emphasis on getting aboriginal children into the sport, opening up an opportunity this week for youngsters in Port Alberni.

Friday, May 19, 2017

In a move to expand its control over Sarita Bay, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations has bought property from Western Forest Products with hope that the land will be part of a mult-billion-dollar LNG development...

Friday, May 12, 2017

Ditidaht educators have come up with a unique plan to preserve and teach the Ditidaht language within the community, and it’s proving to be very popular with the people.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations have completed Marine Traditional Knowledge (MTK) mapping activities to record valuable Traditional Ecological Knowledge about areas that are important to Nuu-chah-nulth...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Usma department hosted three regional forums in an effort to bring people together to talk about how to improve child and family services for Nuu-chah-nulth communities...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

People are going to gather by the Somass River tomorrow morning with the intent of connecting with the spirit world to receive guidance from the ancestors for the love of the Nuu-chah-nulth Nations, said...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

It’s been two years since Cedar Wechlin, Ahousaht’s Athletic director at Maaqtusiis schools, began working with young athletes and volunteer coaches and positive results are starting to show.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Friends and family of the late Edgar Charlie gathered in Ahousaht April 15 to dry their tears and to celebrate his life.

Hosted by Hanuquii, Ha’wilth Nate Charlie, the celebration drew family and...

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Two-sport athlete Lauranna Karlsen will take to the field at the North American Indigenous Games in Toronto this summer as a member of Team BC, in the first-ever Women’s box lacrosse competition.

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