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Friday, April 27, 2018

Tseshaht members took part in an intensive five-day first responder course in the Tseshaht Hall from April 23 through 27.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The country’s fishing authority will be reviewing how it handles the recreational fishery, after a B.C. Supreme Court ruling determined that Canada had infringed upon the fishing rights of five Nuu-chah-...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Grace Frank encounters the effects of British Columbia’s opiod crisis every day as she tries to help family members in the grip of drug addiction, including her 33-year-old son.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Drivers on their way to Tofino and Ucluelet can expect intermittent road closures in the 1.6-kilometre Kennedy Hill zone beginning on May 7.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Despite comprising less than 10 per cent of children in British Columbia, Indigenous youngsters make up 63 per cent of those in ministry-mandated foster care – a systemic overrepresentation that has...

Monday, April 23, 2018

The central region Nuu-chah-nulth tribes can expect to see a variety of cultural and environmental benefits from the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust’s new Vital Grant program.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Two classes of Tseshaht First Nation students learned how to operate high-tech forestry equipment on simulators provided by Vancouver Island University on April 20.

Friday, April 20, 2018

The people of Kyuquot are asking why the BC Ambulance Service refused to perform an air evacuation on Sunday evening, after a young resident fell critically ill with appendicitis.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Negotiators for five Nuu-chah-nulth nations are claiming a legal victory after the B.C. Supreme Court announced details from a round of litigation on their fishing rights.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

More than eight years after a court ruling granted five Nuu-chah-nulth nations the right to harvest and sell fish from their own territories, a judgement clarifying how these rights will proceed is expected...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Fifteen students from the Ucluelet, Mowachaht/Muchalaht and the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations are taking an 11-month Early Childhood Care and Education certificate program at the repurposed Tlucha Children’s...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

With new language to expand the protection of fish habitat and better involve First Nations in resource stewardship, an update to the Fisheries Act now sits before the House of Commons.

Monday, April 16, 2018

On March 17, the first day of the Pacific Rim Whale Festival, 25-year-old ƛaʔuukʷiʔatḥ (Tla-o-qui-aht) artist Hjalmer Wenstob and his family transformed the Cedar House Gallery , Huu-mees Ma-as, into a new...

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth nations had an unlikely visitor recently which set the science world on fire. A swordfish was spotted near Kyuquot in September of last year. Biologists in the area were surprised, and...

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Today Keith Atleo is grateful for all those who helped and supported him through a long 12-hour night March 15 and 16, high up on Waa-na-čas, or Lone Cone Mountain, on Meares Island. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has offered support and condolences to the family of the late Esquimalt First Nation Chief Andy Thomas.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

On the first day of spring, March 21, a shifting paradigm was revealed with the unveiling of a welcoming banner offering Nuu-chah-nulth words for the Tofino General Hospital: “Šaaḥyitsapaquwił”, (...

Thursday, April 12, 2018

With the new fiscal year that began this month the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council directors have approved a $51-million budget for programs, services and financial transfers to its 14 member nations.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The future of salmon farming in British Columbia should depend on agreements with local First Nations, according to a recent advisory council report on the aquaculture industry.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Island Health has issued an Overdose Advisory for the Port Alberni area.

The April 6 media release, in poster form, does not provide specific numbers, but the message is clear:

“There has been...

Monday, April 9, 2018

The province has allocated $6.45 million in new core funding for B.C.’s 25 Aboriginal Friendship Centres over the next three years.

The funding was announced on April 6 by Indigenous Relations and...

Friday, April 6, 2018

Three weeks after the death of a six-year-old boy, the Port Alberni RCMP are yet to determine what exactly led to the tragic incident.

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...

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