Announcements

Friday, January 31, 2014

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo joins the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation in celebrating the long-awaited victory from the Supreme Court of Canada which reaffirmed their commercial fishing rights. This final decision now means that all levels of government have no more legal recourse and must now...

Friday, January 31, 2014

The BC First Nations Leadership Council (BC Assembly of First Nations, First Nations Summit and Union of BC Indian Chiefs) congratulates the Nuu-chah-nulth Nations on their significant legal victory today.

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Canada’s application for leave...

Thursday, January 30, 2014

To the Nuu-chah-nulth Nations:

 

On behalf of the entire Nuu-chah-nulth Fisheries Litigation Team at Ratcliff and Company, we wish to congratulate you on today’s very significant win at the Supreme Court of Canada.  As a result of today’s decision, your aboriginal rights to fish...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

A disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America may arrive in British Columbia during the next five to 10 years.

White Nose Syndrome is a fungal disease that kills bats during their winter hibernation period. In order to improve the understanding of bat biology in B.C...

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Notice from First Nations Wildcrafters

If you are in the Port Alberni area and harvest traditional plants, medicines or wild foods please pay attention to the locations in this press release where these mining exploration soil disturbances have taken place. There is a very real potential...

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

The drum is in a Tribal Journeys brown bag from Squaxsin Island 2012

Size is 16 inch, new with no design, a new drum stick with light brown leather on both sides/ with fringe. The drum was only set down while he was packing things to his vehicle, when he returned for it, it was gone....

Friday, October 11, 2013

Press Release from James Lunney's office

The final decision of the BC Boundary Commission has set in motion a series of events that must happen prior to the next federal election. There will be 30 new seats in the next Parliament, including six in B.C. and one on Vancouver...

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Press Release (Oct. 10, 2013, Port Alberni, BC)

Words matter, and when used indiscriminately they can hurt more than they can help.

A case in point is a recent statement made by the Court in Port Alberni during a sexual assault trial: that there is a history of...

Monday, October 7, 2013

Today, the BC First Nations Leadership Council recognizes the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Proclamation. On this historic and important occasion, the First Nations Leadership Council calls for a renewed commitment from the Federal Government and Provincial governments to the recognition of...

Monday, October 7, 2013

 

 

(Ottawa, ON) – Today, on the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation by King George III, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo strongly urged the federal government to join First Nations in acting now for change.  At a press conference in...

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