News

Friday, April 6, 2018

The B.C. government recently declared they’re investing an additional $50 million in funding for Aboriginal language programs across the province this year.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Ahousaht elder Peter Webster was determined to preserve his family’s songs for history.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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...

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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-...

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

James Martin is hoping a passionate hobby might eventually turn into a steady money-making job in the future.

Saturday, March 31, 2018

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.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

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.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

On Wednesday (March 28) the Uchucklesaht Tribe held an education and career fair at Maht Mahs in Port Alberni.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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.

Monday, March 26, 2018

The Hesquiaht Storm came up a bit shy in its quest for a championship win at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament.

Friday, March 23, 2018

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...

Friday, March 23, 2018

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.

Friday, March 23, 2018

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.   

Thursday, March 22, 2018

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.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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...

Monday, March 19, 2018

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.

Monday, March 19, 2018

As suicide continues to affect Nuu-chah-nulth communities, the First Nations Health Authority is looking towards youth for a solution.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

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...

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Two months after her birth and the subsequent ministry-ordered separation, a mother and infant will be reunited.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

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.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Despite winning just one of their final four games of the season, the Gold River Cougars were able to make a bit of history.

Monday, March 12, 2018

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.

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