A Tla-o-qui-aht fisherman who has seen generations of change on the water is responding to a recent court judgement with cautionary words.
Whether we’re working, relaxing at home or sleeping, a reality of modern life is the continual dependence on electricity.
A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth teenage hockey players will be heading to Nova Scotia this May to vie for national championships.
Over a dozen women’s and men’s ball hockey teams from across Vancouver Island took to the hardwood in Maht Mahs this weekend for the Annual Cancer Awareness Hockey Tournament.
Gary Martin, 21, of Tla-o-qui-aht said “the toughest job I ever had was carving a dugout canoe, everything has to be exact.”
Tseshaht members took part in an intensive five-day first responder course in the Tseshaht Hall from April 23 through 27.
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-...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has offered support and condolences to the family of the late Esquimalt First Nation Chief Andy Thomas.
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”, (...
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.
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.
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...