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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.

Monday, December 4, 2017

This fall, Ahousaht member Shakayla Thomas made the big leap from a remote First Nations community to full-time attendance in university. And her basketball skills were all part of the package.

Friday, December 1, 2017

After helping to open a library in Ahousaht’s high school this fall, a charitable foundation is drafting plans with the First Nation to develop an adult education centre.

Friday, December 1, 2017

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council president is set to be the first speaker in a new monthly lecture series at Vancouver Island University, addressing how Canada can improve its relationship with Indigenous...

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has named Andrew Callicum as its next vice-president with a byelection vote today.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

An author and entrepreneur is coming to Port Alberni promising to share his ideas on economic development while simultaneously addressing social issues.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Following a brief adjustment period Connor, Logan is enjoying his college life as a student and athlete.

The 21-year-old member of the Ditidaht First Nation is a rookie...

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A First Nations woman narrowly escaped a sexual assault allegedly committed by a taxi cab driver she flagged down in Nanaimo.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Last week, with a tropical storm on the way, bringing the potential for serious flooding, Tseshaht First Nation shifted into prevention mode, and it paid off, according to Emergency Operations Director Hugh...

Monday, November 27, 2017

On a rainy afternoon in mid-November Rueben Thomas stands outside the offices of Teechuktl Mental Health on Port Alberni’s Third Avenue, holding a sign he’s just made for the camera.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

This fall the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls continued with hearings at specific locations across the country.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

With a “tropical” rainstorm impending, Tseshaht First Nation activated an emergency response plan to prevent the sort of damage incurred in recent years.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Emergency Management BC has issued a warning for flooding in the Alberni Valley, a recurring situation that has once again put residents on the Tseshaht reserve at risk.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Tseshaht are waiting to see how Parks Canada handles the cleanup of thousands of fish farm feed bags that were discovered in the Broken Group Islands this month.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

A forum on how Canada’s universities can better serve its indigenous peoples is coming to Vancouver Island in 2018.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

More effective training is needed to help prepare police officers for the cultural complexities of First Nations communities, according to the leaders of Nuu-chah-nulth nations.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Two decades ago when Greg Louie was running Ahousaht’s Maaqtusiis school, it became clear the existing building could no longer house the growing number of the First Nation’s youth.

Friday, November 17, 2017

After moving services to its new location in July, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl department held the official opening of its location on Port Alberni’s Third Avenue Thursday.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Nuu-chah-nulth Employment and Training Program is offering up another round of education upgrading for adults.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tla-o-qui-aht elder Barney Williams Jr. has become the latest Nuu-chah-nulth-aht to receive an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Victoria.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

So far Atlantic salmon caught around Vancouver Island appear healthy, but have underdeveloped sex organs, making the possibility of breeding unlikely, according to a senior biologist with Fisheries and...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

It has been confirmed that the 11.8-metre dead whale reported floating off Tofino in the first week of October was the same whale found on Mussel Beach on Oct. 11, according to Paul Cottrell, Fisheries and...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Both resident killer whale populations around Vancouver Island are in danger; the Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) population was listed as endangered in Canada’s Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2001 and...

Monday, November 13, 2017

The online world is about to open up for Ahousaht residents, as the First Nation looks to have high-speed Internet service by early December.

Friday, November 10, 2017

There is a postage stamp of green that lies amid the myriad of farm crops near a small French town off of the coast of Normandy. It is Bretteville-sur-Laize, a well-kept cemetery decorated with a large...

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