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Friday, March 9, 2018

Lineups began this morning by Maht Mahs for the distribution of halibut from Tseshaht and Hupacasath fisheries. Tseshaht members received their food fish just after 10 a.m., followed by Hupacasath members...

Friday, March 9, 2018

Lillian Howard, a member of the Mowachaht-Muchalaht First Nation, is being honored by the City of Vancouver with this year’s Civic Volunteer Award.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Southern Resident Killer Whale population has been listed as endangered under Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) and by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) since the...

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih heard more details about a federal bill that would bring changes to the Canadian Fisheries Act on Feb. 16.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Fish farm operators are confident that a recent decision in Washington state to ban the raising of Atlantic salmon will not affect the industry in British Columbia, according to the B.C. Salmon Farmers...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih gathered at Tin Wis on Feb. 15 and 16 to talk about fisheries access and conservation, along with a host of other fisheries-related topics.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

The University of Victoria is working in conjunction with First Nations communities in a way that no other university in the world has done yet. UVic recently announced the implementation of an Indigenous...

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation (TFN) community and Human Services staff are busy planning for a Health Forum for March 5-7, 2018.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Huu-ay-aht First Nations are looking to generate wealth from an expected shortage of the world’s supply of liquefied natural gas by the middle of the next decade.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

A group of about twelve protesters gathered outside the Italian Hall where the Port Alberni Chamber of Commerce was scheduled to hear updates from Steelhead LNG and Huu-ay-aht First Nation.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation has filed a suit under the federal Specific Claims Tribunal Act to recover (or to receive compensation for) the loss of the Iwachis Reserve at the mouth of the Franklin River.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Guy Louie Jr. was a teenager when he was awakened to the power of songs from his ancestral homeland. The lessons came in the form of recordings the youngster received from his grandfather, Hudson Webster,...

Monday, February 26, 2018

The Maaqutusiis Hahoulthee Stewardship Society, made of Ahousaht’s hereditary chiefs, issued a statement to the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, declaring closure of commercial...

Monday, February 26, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation has received a Premier’s Excellence Award for their full-throated performance in Exercise Coastal Response.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Tseshaht First Nation hosted a boating safety workshop for commercial fishers on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

It happened so fast that Allison Vincent of Kyuquot couldn’t be sure what she had just seen. It was a brilliant green light that streaked across the sky, seemingly above Walter’s Island, across the bay from...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

A showcase of Indigenous acts is taking over a stage in Victoria this weekend – including a performance composed by an Ahousaht drummer.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The B.C. Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Huu-ay-aht mother who is fighting for time with her newborn after the baby was taken into foster care just three days after birth.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Leaders negotiating for the fishing rights of five Nuu-chah-nulth nations are challenging the federal government to back up words with action, after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to advance Indigenous...

Monday, February 19, 2018

After years of waiting, a decision on how the federal government will honour a court judgement in favour of the fishing rights of five Nuu-chah-nulth nations is expected in the coming weeks.

Monday, February 19, 2018

First Nations youth from all across Vancouver Island have something big to look forward to this month. The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation is hosting a youth conference called Balancing Our Minds and Spirits,...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The federal and provincial governments will partner to provide high-speed Internet access to rural and remote communities on the B.C. coast, including Nuu-chah-nulth nations.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

“She was a person…” said a heartbroken relative of 18 year-old Jocelyn George, who died of heart failure after spending a night in custody at the Port Alberni RCMP detachment in the summer of 2016.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

J’net  Ayayqwayaksheelth is doing her part to promote indigenous history in Canada’s largest museum.

The Ahousaht First Nation member, who moved to Toronto a decade ago, has a rather impressive...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A dozen newly certified Central Region first responders completed their exams on November 5, 2017 in what Debra Swartz, an Ahousaht health consultant, describes as a “critical part of emergency response...

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