The latest run re-forecast for the Somass River is 350,000 sockeye salmon, according to an update from Fisheries and Oceans Canada this week.
A June 15 fuel truck accident that closed the Tofino Highway for 24 hours has Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation examining their environmental emergency response needs.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada is changing how the tuna fishery is managed, with plans to gather input from coastal First Nations on the introduction of new licences.
While an update to Canada’s Fisheries Act is underway, recognition of aboriginal rights needs to be included in the legislation for it be modernized, says the First Nations Fisheries Council of B.C.
Each party’s version of the facts have been submitted to the Supreme Court of B.C., but a claim for the Nuchatlaht First Nation’s title over its territory isn’t expected to be heard until next year.
It has been just over a year since Juniper John of Ahousaht first picked up a rifle and fired a shot a tin can; and, even though she missed her target, she was hooked on rifle shooting.
Although Nuu-chah-nulth-aht consume six times more seafood than the typical Canadian, exposure to radioactivity from the ocean is negligible, according to a recent study.
With a shift in the balance of B.C.’s political power this month, the future of a pipeline project that would significantly increase oil tankers along Vancouver Island’s coast faces a growing degree of...
Amid the darkest reaches of an individual’s suffering, relief is possible by reconnecting with our roots from birth.
Seven Grade 12 students completed their secondary school education in Ahousaht and they were brought together in front of the community in celebration on June 29.
The graduates were escorted into the...
More 100 young Nuu-chah-nulth-aht, ranging in ages from 12 to 18, arrived at Nanoose Bay Pentecostal Camp June 16 for a weekend of building bonds and sharing cultural teachings.
Hundreds of people turned up at the Alberni Athletic Hall Saturday, June 24, proudly celebrating the scholastic success of Nuu-chah-nulth-aht that graduated in 2017.
Although federal estimates show growing herring populations on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Nuu-chah-nulth Nations are pushing for the closure of the commercial fishery for another year, citing the...
Between 600 and 800 years ago someone peeled a strip off of a western red cedar near the village of Ehthlateese by Uchucklesaht Inlet, located in Vancouver Island’s Barkley Sound.
A routine fishing trip nearly turned tragic for five people from Ahousaht when a malfunction in their steering line caused the boat to run in circles, taking on water in choppy seas.
After a complete closure to the Alberni Inlet and Somass River this spring to protect returning Barkley Sound sockeye, this summer the Tseshaht First Nation is planning to fish for other salmon species in...
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Marelene ‘JoAnne’ Martin Young, age 54, who passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on June 21.
Amid the rapid changes that affect many industries today, it can be difficult for a young person to find a stable career path. But for Mercedes Brown, the health care field appears to be offering the...
Very few people eat them anymore - but for those that do, a scrambled seagull egg is a rare, once-a-year treat.
The annual Quu’asa Picnic in the Park was held at Harbour Quay on June 15 and a summer downpour didn’t dampen the spirits of locals who got together for some food and fun.
Along with other paddlers from the Ditidaht Community School, 11-year-old Mazzari Tate begins his day on the water.
The Royal British Columbia Museum has opened a new exhibit that celebrates B.C. families over time. The Family: Bonds & Belonging exhibit opened Friday, June 2. It features British Columbians...
High school students at Maaqtusiis School hosted a community feast May 31 at the school gym. It was a celebration that they had started working on at the beginning of the school year, when they prepared...
A tanker hauling aviation fuel tipped over on the Tofino highway near Hydro Hill and Kennedy Lake on Thursday, June 15. The accident occurred about 3:00 p.m., stranding commuters on both sides.