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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Huu-ay-aht Chief Councillor Jeff Cook was surprised to learn that after about 40 years since he had left Alberni Indian Residential School something from his time there had survived— a 16 by 20 inch...

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

A group of 15 First Nations students ranging from age 17 to 45 are nearing the end of a month-long training program called Bridging to Trades.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Hupacasath and Tseshaht representatives were on hand April 1st as neighbor Port Alberni celebrated the launch of its year-long commemoration of the city’s 100th anniversary of incorporation.

Monday, April 2, 2012

A young member of Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation has been elected to the First Nations Advisory Committee at Vancouver Island University.

Friday, March 23, 2012

And then there was one.

The Skidegate Saints are the 2012 BC Junior All Native boys’ basketball champions thanks to a hard-fought 66-62 victory over Heiltsuk Nation on Friday afternoon in Port...

Friday, March 23, 2012

Down three points at the end of the third quarter, Ahousaht Mystic Sunz Kylee Sam sparked her teammates to a wild come-from-behind 51-47 win over Gingolx Storm to take the girls title at the 2012 BC...

Friday, March 23, 2012

Friday, March 23, 2012

A double Storm front rolled in to Athletic Hall on Friday morning to determine which girls team would make it into the final at the 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball Championship.

Friday, March 23, 2012

The annual BC Junior All Native Basketball Tournament has developed into a major showcase for young First Nations athletes, but if you’re hoping to attract the attention of college scouts, playing for a...

Friday, March 23, 2012

There are two roads to travel at the 2012 B.C. Junior All Native Basketball Championships in Port Alberni. The high road and the low road and both can be found on the map, better known as the tournament...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

On the surface, Wednesday morning’s match-up pitting Heiltsuk Nation of Bella Bella against the boys from VanCity may have suggested a small-town/big-town rivalry, but on closer inspection it illustrated...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

An event the size of the British Columbia Junior All Native Basketball Championships will have as many different scenarios to play out as there are teams, and with 23 teams entered for the 2012 Girls side...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The Sylix girls from Okanagan Nation hope to repeat as champions at the 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball tournament, but after a heart-breaking 53-52 loss to Island Storm Tuesday morning at Athletic...

Monday, March 19, 2012

Going into Day Two at the 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball Championships, the Kispiox Magic boys knew that they had to make some adjustments after a tough 63-41opening round loss to the supernatural...

Monday, March 19, 2012

While it took them a long time to get to their destination, the Heiltsuk Nation junior boys’ basketball team is hoping the journey will be well worth the effort.

Monday, March 19, 2012

There is nothing like a high-intensity basketball game to get a group of basketball fans excited. And there is nothing like an excited group of fans to provide the spark needed to push athletes to compete...

Monday, March 19, 2012

The 2012 BC Junior All Native Basketball Tournament is now underway, with 51 teams from across the province tipping off at three different venues.

Friday, March 16, 2012

With a Master’s degree now tucked under her belt, Tooie Casavant is looking for the opportunity to practice a groundbreaking form of clinical counselling that incorporates traditional First Nations...

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A submission by the now late Tseshaht artist and cultural crusader Dr. George Clutesi to the Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters and Sciences has now been uncovered amidst a...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The Laxkw'alaams Hoyas will be arriving in Port Alberni this weekend, and the junior boys' basketball team will not be content with winning another third-place trophy at the provincial championships.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

For United Church minister and former Member of Parliament David MacDonald, “there is no larger conspiracy of silence” than the one surrounding Canada’s residential schools.

Monday, March 12, 2012

For many of those who attended the Truth and Reconciliation public hearings at Maht Mahs Gym March 12, ritual cleansing has been an important part of their healing process.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

First Nations forestry companies were urged to put aside their differences and work together to become a major force in the B.C. forest industry.

Interested parties met at the Island First...

Sunday, March 11, 2012

A small First Nations community on central Vancouver Island is receiving a new diesel/battery hybrid generating station and a new distribution system as it prepares to transfer ownership of its...

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