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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A new documentary film featuring Nuu-chah-nulth and Bolivian Indigenous peoples is premiering at ADSS on Sunday, Oct. 21.

The film, titled ‘Let’s Walk Together as One’, was produced by Dan Webb and...

Monday, September 17, 2018

Clayoquot Sound’s largest Aquaculture operator has closed one of its fish farm sites for at least a year, citing high levels of sea lice.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A limited T’aaq-wiihak commercial allocation for Fraser-bound salmon was a welcome addition to the west coast season, but small compensation for lean years that drove a younger generation from the fishery...

Friday, September 14, 2018

One aspect of Jim Lane’s job is often misunderstood.

“When you tell people you count fish they say ‘That must be easy,’” said Lane, who has worked as a biologist with the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Elders, cultural observers and archeologists gathered this summer on remote San Rafael Island at Yuquot after ancestral remains were discovered at Nootka Lightstation.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hope remains alive in the search for a missing 40-year-old Ahousaht man, Travis Thomas, as community members make daily trips to nearby Bartlett Island to sit with family or to assist in the search of the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Although September rain and cooler temperatures have lowered Vancouver Island’s fire danger rating to “very low,” the effects of British Columbia’s most severe forest fire season on record continue to be...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Island Health is pleased to announce some upgrades in services and infrastructure at hospitals that serve Nuu-chah-nulth communities.

It has been nearly seven years since Tofino General Hospital was...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Kuu-us Crisis Line Society staff invited to public to join them in a walk around the track at Bob Daley Stadium in recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, which is observed on Sept. 10 every year.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

At the end of a four-day shift, Tseshaht beachkeepers Hank Gus and Aaron Watts were on their way home from the Broken Group Islands on the morning of Friday, Sept. 7,  when they saw something they’ve never...

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has announced that it will seek BC Court of Appeal consent to intervene in the T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries court case, which is currently seeking a ruling on the government’s...

Friday, September 7, 2018

An Indigenous company based in Port Alberni has received some province-wide recognition.

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Canadian government announced its intention to declare a statutory holiday that would serve to commemorate the legacy of Indian Residential Schools and its lingering effects on the generations of First...

Thursday, September 6, 2018

While accounts differ on the nature of the confrontation over what would eventually become Port Alberni, the outcome was brutally clear for the Tseshaht: Not just intrusion but outright displacement and...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Concern over increased marine and tourism traffic at Yuquot factored into the Canadian Coast Guard’s decision to locate a new rescue station at Tahsis rather than on the Island’s outer coast.

Monday, September 3, 2018

This month a documentary series airs on APTN exploring preconceptions some Canadians hold about Indigenous Peoples.

“I think of alcoholism, I think of drug abuse,” says one of the show’s six...

Friday, August 31, 2018

The need for building “nation-to-nation” relationships with First Nations has become popular terminology in Ottawa, but the current plight of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion shows the Liberals might...

Friday, August 31, 2018

After fishing frustrations escalated into an incident in Nootka Sound in late July, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation has seen tensions calm down among the various stakeholders in the region’s waters.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Are the recovery of seal and sea lion populations affecting salmon stocks on the West Coast?

Thursday, August 30, 2018

An Indigenous woman from Ahousaht is hoping to spread awareness about mental health within First Nation communities by following and documenting the Heliset Hale relay run.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

With more than half of Canada’s children in care from Indigenous backgrounds, the federal government is exploring an overhaul of child and family services legislation.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

In an alliance that would have been almost inconceivable 20 years ago, the Village of Tahsis has sided with conservationists, pressuring the provincial government to block logging of a watershed near the...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The search continues for Travis Thomas, 40, who went missing Aug. 7 at Bartlett Island in Ahousaht territory.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It has been a long, tragic summer on the waters of Clayoquot Sound following the loss of five men in three separate incidents. Hundreds of volunteers have spent endless hours searching the ocean and beaches...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The federal Liberal Government has announced that it is working on the establishment of a national holiday that will honour and commemorate Aboriginal residential school students, their families and...

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