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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.