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Thursday, September 21, 2006

My ten year-old son pushed his bike through the path past the berry bushes onto the beach. He stopped his eyes wide. He yelled, “Don’t come down mom!”

I could see him hesitate, not knowing whether to...

Thursday, September 21, 2006

Approximately 40 people arrived at Maht Mahs September 12th to express their thoughts on how the province’s $100 million New Relationship fund should be spent in order to improve the lives of BC’s First...

Saturday, September 2, 2006

The Seaplane Base Hall in Ucluelet was filled to capacity September 2nd as the people were asked to witness the transfer of chieftainship from father to son.

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Eighteen years after they were moved from their island home to Oclucje – because they had no running water, residents are forced to truck in water after their well dried up August 27th.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Former judge Ted Hughes released his independent review of BC’s child protection system last week, condemning the Campbell government for taking budget cuts too far, affecting the province’s most vulnerable...

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Former judge Ted Hughes released his independent review of BC’s child protection system last week, condemning the Campbell government for taking budget cuts too far, affecting the province’s most vulnerable...

Thursday, April 20, 2006

 The Province of British Columbia dropped their legal appeal of a forestry case recently won by the Huu-ay-aht First Nation, but Chief Councilor Robert Dennis fears the government might ignore their victory...

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Forty-four students and ten chaperones attended a two-day event promoting fisheries careers and business opportunities available to Nuu-chah-nulth. Sponsored by Uu-a-thluk, the field trip included grades 9-...

Thursday, April 6, 2006

Brothers Bryceson and Robin McCarthy proudly hold the Bantam championship after beating rivals Nanaimo 3-1.

Thursday, April 6, 2006

More than 20 years ago the world witnessed the power of solidarity between Nuu-chah-nulth and First Nations throughout BC that saved Meares Island from logging. We all witnessed the power of what Nuu-chah-...

Thursday, April 6, 2006

Representatives from the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology came to the west coast last week to show their Nuu-chah-nulth collection and ensure their titles and descriptions are correct...

Thursday, March 23, 2006

The Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival kicked off March 11 just one day after the world learned of the tragic death of Tsu’xiit (Luna).   Despite the sadness and storms, tourists and locals came in droves...

Thursday, March 23, 2006

A Bacterial Source Tracking project began March 7th in the Ucluelet area, with help from Uu-a-thluk Fisheries, the Ucluelet First Nation and Health Canada.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

As Mowachaht / Muchalaht Tyee Ha’wilth Mike Maquinna throws a cedar bough into Muchalat Inlet, he remembers the impact Tsu’xiit the killer whale had on the world.

Thursday, March 9, 2006

 Rob Germaine, news director for CH-TV met with Nuu-chah-nulth leaders along with evening news anchor Ed Watson, reporter Skye Ryan, and cameraman Gary Frang.

Thursday, March 9, 2006

 The Hupacasath House of Gathering was filled past capacity as a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds gathered to hear about the proposed Residential School Compensation.

Thursday, February 23, 2006

The Hupacasath House of Gathering was filled past capacity as a standing-room-only crowd of hundreds gathered to hear about the proposed Residential School Compensation.

Thursday, February 9, 2006

The sound of pounding drums and Nuu-chah-nulth songs echoed through the grand entrance at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has shut down all commercial harvesting of herring, herring roe, and spawn-on-kelp because of projected low returns of West Coast Vancouver Island herring.

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Imagine classrooms full of children smiling, excited, jumping up, shouting, and being happy.

Thursday, January 26, 2006

The Nuu-chah-nulth Treaty Table, along with Ditidaht / Pacheedaht and three Hamatla Nations (We Wai Kai, Wei Wai Kum and K’omoks) presented a plan to resolve treaties to Andy Scott, Federal Minister of...

Thursday, January 12, 2006

The Bank of Montreal donated $2000 to the Tseshaht First Nation’s totem pole project. The donation will go toward the construction of a concrete foundation, landscaping and signage for the two poles.

Thursday, December 1, 2005

A five-year project to rehabilitate local abalone stocks is in jeopardy because of legal interpretation of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Having to fight the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) for the past 25 years has taken its toll on Ellery Cootes Sr. and his wife Sarah.

Thursday, September 8, 2005

Large halogen lights shine across the Fisherman’s Wharf and over the water beside the Alberni Quay as hundreds of Tseshaht and Hupacasath fishers sell their late-night Chinook catches to waiting buyers.

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