Friday, June 26, 2015

The Nuu-chah-nulth Hereditary Chiefs and the delegates of the Council of Ha’wiih Forum on Fisheries are saying #ENOUGHALREADY to the federal government for stalling and outright refusing to work to...

Friday, June 26, 2015

Heat Wave coming! Make sure to care for yourself and family


Submitted by Matilda Atleo

Source: Government of Canada


Friday, June 26, 2015

Parks Canada hosted a celebration that honored past and present employees of the West Coast Trail Guardian program at Alberni Athletic Hall on June 19.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Breaking: Press Statement from Hupačasath First Nation (HFN):

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The four men running for the position of regional chief of the BC-Assembly of First Nations made a last ditch appeal to the voters June 24 in Vancouver.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Elder and Hereditary Chief Robert Joseph has called on the BC-Assembly of First Nations to create a new portfolio for its organization that will focus on holding governments’ feet to the fire to implement...

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Eleven members of Nuu-chah-nulth Nations took to the stage at the Alberni District Secondary School’s auditorium on June 18 for the 2015 VAST graduation ceremony.

A total of 45 students completed the...

Friday, June 19, 2015

Uchucklesaht Tribe hosted an Aboriginal Day of Wellness event at Maht Mahs Gym on June 19.

Organizer Charlotte Rampanen said the focus was on health, with a focus on First Nations traditional...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The Conservation Officer Service was quickly able to track a hungry cougar that was prowling near the entrance of the Tsaxana reserve near Gold River June 17, but not before the cat provided some worrying...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Updated: June 23.

An Ahousaht water taxi operator and his passengers are lucky to be alive after the boat they were traveling in ran out of fuel and ended up on the rocks in the early evening on June...

Friday, June 12, 2015

Teachers and students of Gill Elementary School celebrated National Aboriginal Day June 10, a few days early, but for good reason.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Representatives of Ahousaht, Mowachaht/Muchalaht, Uchucklesaht, Tseshaht and the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council are among those who have signed a declaration admonishing Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard...

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Ditidaht’s fourth annual TRC Paddle Days June 10 and June 11 was a fun-filled event, with five schools and 130 visitors to the remote First Nation community taking part.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Parks Canada is inviting past and present West Coast Trail Guardians and their families to a 20th anniversary celebration of the highly successful program. The celebration will take place in Port Alberni on...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Failure to Involve Local and Indigenous Communities in Natural Resource Decisions Can Produce Disastrous Results

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Is it an ancient carving or a message from the spirits of Tseshaht ancestors? These are questions being asked after Tseshaht Beachkeeper Hank Gus posted fascinating images of a face etched in the rocks of...

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

British Columbia’s Provincial Director of Child Welfare said she “was not engaged in or had any meaningful discussion” about the federal Aboriginal Affairs’ decision to no longer be signatory to child...

Monday, June 8, 2015

The Tseshaht Longhouse was open to children and caregivers June 3 as guests of Usma’s annual celebration of children in care.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Drivers navigating a rough gravel road in Ahousaht were in for a shock on the morning of June 5; the community’s first-ever speed trap was set up right in front of the high school.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

“Sometimes, Tseshaht believes the government uses our resources like an ATM machine and not as natural resources to be protected and to be nourished,” said Chief Councillor Tapoo'scho'ah Hugh Braker on June...

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The 2015 sockeye season started for Mowachaht/Muchalaht members in May as the salmon started running up the river at about the middle of the month.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Unless we adopt the environmental wisdom of Indigenous peoples from around the world, mankind will continue to be just another invasive species, said Dr. David Suzuki.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council (NTC) fully supports the recommendations outlined in the Calls to Action section of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report released on June 2, 2015.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Monday, June 1, 2015

Tseshaht First Nation has called on the provincial Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) to officially terminate the proposed Raven Underground Coal Project based on its failure to meet the statutory...