Ahousaht elder Peter Webster was determined to preserve his family’s songs for history.
Beachkeeper, dedicated son, loving uncle and traditional language teacher were some of the roles Larry Paul was remembered for gracefully filling when over 100 Nuu-chah-nulth-aht converged on Wednesday in...
In March the prime minister issued a statement of exoneration for six Tsilhqot’in chiefs who were hanged for murder in 1800s, resurfacing hope that the conviction a Hesquiaht chief and another Nuu-chah-...
James Martin is hoping a passionate hobby might eventually turn into a steady money-making job in the future.
The extended Keitlah family has given thanks to staff at West Coast General Hospital, for their outstanding efforts that saved the lives of two young mothers.
With an increase in tanker traffic along B.C.’s coast on the horizon, two First Nations far north of Nuu-chah-nulth territory are the first communities selected for an enhanced vessel monitoring program.
The City of Port Alberni, in partnership with Tseshaht and Hupacasath First Nations, co-hosted a Reconciliation Forum at the Best Western Barclay on March 27 to consider what a “reconciled” community would...
On Wednesday (March 28) the Uchucklesaht Tribe held an education and career fair at Maht Mahs in Port Alberni.
As a community mourns the sudden loss of a six-year-old boy, the Port Alberni RCMP are reaching out to the public for any details related to the death.
The Hesquiaht Storm came up a bit shy in its quest for a championship win at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament.
The First Nations Health Authority has sent out a warning for anyone consuming herring eggs to exercise caution, after confirming several cases of cholera from contaminated roe on the east coast of...
With hopes to improve opportunities in the Alberni Valley’s forestry industry, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations have announced an agreement with the largest logging company on the B.C. coast.
As Tla-o-qi-aht communities struggle with the outbreak of a deadly canine virus, the director of an animal rescue network is advising dog owners to keep their animals from roaming.
Over 2,000 residents in Ucluelet and the Ucluelet First Nation are without power this afternoon after a vehicle crashed into a hydro pole early in the morning near the Highway 4 junction.
Near Ahousaht’s coast lies Sea Otter Rock, a fixation in the First Nation’s territory that serves as a reminder for the active mammal not to overreach its place in the surrounding ecosystem.
With the goal of helping its communities find “culturally appropriate interventions” that improve health, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is proposing a large-scale research project to the Government of...
Dwayne Martin and Chris Seitcher of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation initiated a men’s group four months ago. Chris and Dwayne saw the need to provide guidance and support to other men in the community.
As suicide continues to affect Nuu-chah-nulth communities, the First Nations Health Authority is looking towards youth for a solution.
Tseshaht First Nation hosted its biennial Baby Welcoming on March 17, split between Maht Mahs and the adjacent Longhouse.
Moms (or grandmas or aunties) were invited to bring their babies for an...
Two months after her birth and the subsequent ministry-ordered separation, a mother and infant will be reunited.
As it watches the number of children in foster care grow, the Huu-ay-aht First Nations has declared “a public health emergency” in a statement released March 8.
Tragedy struck a Port Alberni family on Tuesday, March 13 with the sudden passing of six-year-old boy.
The B.C. Coroners Service is “in the very early stages of investigating” the death as it...
Despite winning just one of their final four games of the season, the Gold River Cougars were able to make a bit of history.
Students from John Howitt Elementary took part in a spirited lahal tournament with their counterparts from Nanoose Bay, as part of a cultural exchange at the Tseshaht Longhouse on March 9.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council Career Fair spread out over two days for 2018, with a series of workshops at ADSS on March 7, followed by an opportunity to check out more than 40 employers at the Alberni...