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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Staff at the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s main office celebrated Halloween Tuesday with a lively costume display.

Monday, October 30, 2017

“Intergenerational trauma, cultural genocide, racism and discrimination” are being blamed for the disproportionate number of indigenous people among Canada’s homeless, according to a recently released...

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Webster’s dictionary defines reconciliation as the act of making friendly again, settling a quarrel and making ideas or accounts consistent.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Six years into its implementation, the Maa-nulth treaty is being highlighted as a leading example of “reconciliation in action” for First Nations looking to progress their constitutional rights.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Decades after the closure of Canada’s residential schools, the long-term effects of abuse have become a concern for Nuu-chah-nulth-aht on the west side of Vancouver Island, where a century of forced...

Sunday, October 22, 2017

With hundreds in attendance, the Alberni Athletic Hall vibrated with Nuu-chah-nulth culture on Saturday, Oct. 21 as the late Wally Samuel Jr. was honoured with a potlatch.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Phil Mack already has a rather impressive rugby resume.

And now the 32-year-old member of the Toquaht First Nation will soon be able to list another accomplishment.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Parks Canada is moving forward on the next phase of a 25-kilometre multi-use trail in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, in partnership with local First Nations.

Friday, October 20, 2017

A 34-year-old man who has struggled with addiction for nearly 20 years is crediting his elders for helping him sustain a recovery.

Michael Titian, 34, of Tla-o-qui-hat First Nation began smoking...

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Residents of the Village of Anacla were reminded Wednesday of the effects of the storm season when the power went out.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sept. 25 was a proud night for those in attendance at Maht Mahs in Port Alberni, as several individuals were recognized for the leading roles they took in progressing the lives of Nuu-chah-nulth-aht.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Concerned about continued low numbers in the herring population on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI), the Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih have directed Fisheries and Oceans Canada to keep WCVI...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Concerned about continued low numbers in the herring population on the West Coast of Vancouver Island (WCVI), the Nuu-chah-nulth Council of Ha’wiih have directed Fisheries and Oceans Canada to keep WCVI...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

For the first time in its history the University of Victoria has developed a strategic “Indigenous plan” for its First Nations students.

Monday, October 16, 2017

An evaluation of health services is reaching out to Nuu-chah-nulth-aht on the west side of Vancouver Island – including those living in remote communities.

Friday, October 13, 2017

“Us sitting together is a form of reconciliation,” said Ahousaht Chief Councillor Greg Louie at the regional Hišinqʷiił or “Gathering”, Sept. 17. “We can sit across from each other, be respectful, knowing...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Elder abuse can be any of several forms of maltreatment on an older person by someone who has a special relationship with them. That is how Donna Brown, Quu’asa Clinical Counsellor, defined elder abuse at...

Thursday, October 12, 2017

“Wik-ay-its-tsa-wa-chink,” meaning you are not alone, was the message those in attendance received on a keepsake print provided at the DAC Health-Ability Fair dinner at Maht Mahs on Wednesday, Oct. 11 in...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Surviving students of a 1958 -1960 Alberni Indian Residential School art class have been busy fundraising to attend an exhibition of their childhood paintings in Ottawa.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Four years after a motor vehicle accident claimed the lives of Carla Webster, 29, and two of her dear friends, the Swan family honored the memory of their daughter at a memorial potlatch held Oct. 7 at...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

After years of stalled negotiations, progress has been made to allow five Nuu-chah-nulth nations to harvest and sell fish found in their territories, according to the T’aaq-wiihak fisheries coordinator.

Friday, October 6, 2017

More than a generation after an estimated 20,000 Indigenous children were forced into foster care or adoption, the federal government has an agreement to find resolution for “a dark painful chapter in...

Friday, October 6, 2017

After a childhood of moving through 21 different foster homes, an adolescence struggling with alcoholism and bouts of drug addiction in adulthood, Fred Anderson advises others to look beyond the problems of...

Friday, October 6, 2017

The Alberni Athletic Hall was filled on the evening of Friday, Sept. 29 to mark the arrival of Tour de Rock cyclists as they made their stop in Port Alberni.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

It’s time for Canada to take a different look at its connection to the land and water, says a historian and social scientist who began his post managing the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s fisheries...

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