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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Feeling driven by his experience working in the band office, Ahousaht First Nation member Cliff Atleo Jr. powered his way through the academic ranks, and today stands proud holding a PhD from the University...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Citing concerns over the health of wild salmon, the provincial government has pledged to toughen its requirements for fish processing and aquaculture operations.

Monday, January 8, 2018

The statistics are grim: in B.C. there were 999 street drug overdose deaths involving fentanyl between Jan. 1 and Oct 31, 2017. That’s a 136 per cent increase over the same time period in 2016. Fentanyl was...

Friday, December 22, 2017

A Maaqtusiis Secondary School student has received a Premier’s Award for Aboriginal Youth Excellence in Sport. Juniper John, age 15, was among seven other teenaged Vancouver Island Athletes honoured at a...

Friday, December 22, 2017

On Thursday, Dec. 21 the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl Mental Health department hosted a gathering for former residential school students and their families at Maht Mahs.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

An early morning fire has forced a Nuu-chah-nulth family from their home and into a hotel room just days before Christmas.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

On Dec. 11, BC Hydro advised Huu-ay-aht First Nation Councillor Trevor Cootes that it would not proceed with an application for an Electricity Purchase Agreement for a proposed Sarita River mini-hydro...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

As the Alberni Valley deals with the closure of one of its major sawmills, the new owners of another facility are looking for workers in their saw mill and remanufacturing plant – with an initiative to...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

After images were publicized by a Vancouver Island photographer showing fish processing plants releasing blood-red effluent into coastal waters, the B.C. government has committed to a widespread assessment...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The province has failed to live up to its obligation to create an Electricity Purchase Agreement [EPA] with Huu-ay-aht First Nations, according to Chief Elected Councillor Robert Dennis.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

The new year is set to bring major infrastructure upgrades for Ahousaht, including the beginning of a multi-phase plan to pave all roads in the community.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The last of the Quu'asa urban gatherings filled the Victoria Edelweiss Club on Friday, energizing the crowd for the upcoming holiday season with songs, food and stories.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Nanaimo is not within the vast Nuu-chah-nulth territory that stretches down the west side of Vancouver Island, but the vitality of the city's Nuu-chah-nulth presence was evident during an urban gathering on...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Top federal officials delivered a message to lead negotiators of the five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations involved in an ongoing fisheries court case that they may not present a reconciliation agreement before...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Top federal officials delivered a message to lead negotiators of the five Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations involved in an ongoing fisheries court case that they may not present a reconciliation agreement before...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The foundation for Tla-o-quia-ht’s language learning and revitalization is progressing with the release of a new beginner language book with accompanying audio cd and flashcards.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The largest release of farmed fish into West Coast waters in recent years brought DFO officials a flurry of Atlantic salmon reports last fall, but in recent weeks these incidents have died down.

Monday, December 11, 2017

It has been about 10 months since 22-year-old Angeline Frank lost her grandfather to suicide and much has happened since.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

As part of the ongoing urban gatherings this month, staff with the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Kuu’asa program ventured south of the border to spend time with members in Seattle, Washington on Dec. 8...

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Almost 150 Nuu-chah-nulth-aht congregated in Vancouver on Thursday to reconnect with their cultural roots.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Intermediate and high school students are excited about the upcoming release of a video music production they made featuring scenes from the community and a taste of Ditidaht language.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Qu'asa hosted the first of five December urban gatherings for Nuu-chah-nulth-aht in Campbell River on Tuesday, Dec. 5, bringing approximately 100 people from several generations to the Thunderbird Hall.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

More than 200 laid-off Somass Mill employees and their supporters showed up at Tyee Landing Nov. 30 in an effort to save their jobs.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

When it comes to communicating the risks of diabetes, the effectiveness of the message depends on how it’s delivered, according to those who work closely with Nuu-chah-nulth-aht.

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