The legal fight for future generations to pursue a livelihood on their territorial waters continues next week, when five Nuu-chah-nulth nations return to court for a fisheries rights appeal.
A log jam caused by a series of landslides triggered after an early November rainstorm has been cleared, thanks to the efforts of several volunteers, non-profit agencies and First Nations neighbors.
With chinook stocks in collapse, a provincially funded fish-health research centre opening in Nanaimo is urgently needed by communities hoping to rebuild their struggling fisheries.
Beaver Creek resident Wendy Edwards is concerned about a proposed 57,000-square-foot marijuana growing facility that could be built right next door.
Fisheries in Nuu-chah-nulth territory could face further restrictions this year as the DFO tightens its measures to protect the habitat of endangered killer whales off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
2019 is being celebrated as the UN International Year of Indigenous Language and the University of Victoria has been chosen as one of the sites for a major UNESCO project.
The Tseshaht First Nation (TFN) and the Port Alberni Port Authority (PAPA) have signed an agreement to formally establish a cooperative and collaborative relationship between the two parties.
Three cruise ship visits to Port Alberni in the coming months will be different from past visits, including more First Nations involvement and potential long-term business opportunities.
A dozen years after it was last updated Health Canada officials released the newest version of Canada’s Food Guide earlier this month.
The ancient remains of two people have finally been laid to rest on Nootka Island, following an internment practice undertaken by the Nuu-chah-nulth a millennium ago.
Navigating through B.C.’s understaffed and complex health system is a challenge for anyone, but can be particularly daunting for Vancouver Island’s First Nations people, says a nurse tasked with assisting...
Just south of Tofino, in the traditional lands of Tla-o-qui-aht, Joe Martin can be found carving a new cedar canoe.
This project is a 22-foot long Nuu-chah-nulth style canoe that he is carving with...
One of the largest lakes in Nuu-chah-nulth territory now has improved wireless service with the recent installation of a cellular tower.
Award-winning journalist Wawmeesh Hamilton will be returning to his hometown later this week to read and discuss one of his favourite articles.
The early winter storms of December and January hit Vancouver Island with a vengeance - but islanders showed their resilience as they pulled together to help one another.
Tla-o-qui-aht Ha’wiih, the First Nation’s members, their allies, Clayoquot Action and Friends of Clayoquot Sound joined forces on Jan. 16 to support the Wet'suwet'en Nation.
At the end of this month a career of service to Nuu-chah-nulth concludes, spanning a 34-year period that saw the tribal council transform from a political advocacy organization to one of the widest reaching...
Cathedral Grove’s cherished old-growth forest sustained significant losses in December’s major windstorm, though recent closure of part of the grove is not related to the damage.
Humans are to blame and things are not about to get better in the foreseeable future.
Today members of the RCMP came to the Teechuktl Mental Health office to sign an agreement that for years Geraldine Edgar-Tom didn’t think was possible.
The December storms of 2018 have gone down in history as the most damaging ever, according to BC Hydro.
Continuing research involving enhanced training through a Nuu-chah-nulth community-driven nursing approach is expected to lead to better health care in remote First Nation communities.
Nuu-chah-nulth youth will be heading to New Zealand to experience the culture of the country’s Indigenous Polynesian people—the Maori.
Synthetic debris is present on every inch of Vancouver Island’s coast, making plastic pollution one of the factors in the decline of West Coast salmon stocks, says an organizer leading ongoing habitat...
A tree stump sits next to a logging road in a harvested section of the Nahmint Valley, surrounded by piles of fallen old-growth stands awaiting transportation to lucrative timber markets.