Monday, October 3, 2011

It's never too early for Aboriginal parents to start saving for their child's future and there's no better way to do that than by opening a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), said Vanessa Mountain...

Friday, September 30, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011

The continued success of Aboriginal students in the Okanagan Similkameen school district was highlighted with a feast to celebrate their achievements.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The five nations remaining at the Nuu-chah-nulth treaty table will begin work on a new treaty negotiation strategy.

With resolve they agreed to roll up their sleeves to develop a work plan that...

Saturday, September 17, 2011

The Carving on the Edge Festival opened Sept. 16 at the Wya Centre with world famous carvers speaking about the continuing importance of their art.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The Bill Reid Foundation has gifted its entire collection of Northwest Coast art, worth more than $10 million and consisting of 158 works (including 112...

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Bruce Lucas' life is about to get a lot busier.
Lucas is the coach of the Homiss Wolves, a boys' squad that captured the BC Junior All Native Basketball Championship crown in Penticton this past...

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Watching Heiltsuk First Nation members lower the remains of their ancestors into a grave made Simon Fraser University’s Catherine D’Andrea reflect about the value of archaeology.

Friday, September 2, 2011

In recent days, the Pacheedaht First Nation has been the focus of an unfair and unwarranted attack by Zoe Blunt of the Forest Action Network. Those attacks culminated in a press release sent out by Ms....

Thursday, September 1, 2011

BC Hydro’s Aboriginal Education and Employment Strategy (AEES) celebrated its five-year milestone on Aug. 26, recognizing a host of success stories for the team and marking the midpoint of their 10-year...

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Applications are now being accepted to help local sport, municipalities, Aboriginal and community organizations increase sport opportunities for British Columbians of all ages and abilities.

Monday, August 29, 2011


The Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose) First Nation has waited more than 15 years for Canada and British Columbia to deal with a problem on the boundary of their reserve....

Friday, August 26, 2011

First Nation residential school survivors need to be aware of the looming deadline for applying for a component of compensation due to them under the Residential School Survivors Settlement Agreement.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Thirteen Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/ Che:k:tles7et’h citizans gathered at the nation’s new administrative office Aug. 10 to take part in their Leadership Essentials graduation ceremonies.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Judy Joseph of Ditidaht and Susan Cootes of Uchucklesaht have worked for more than a decade helping to answer some of science’s most perplexing questions about salmonids.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The sounds of heavy equipment and nail guns can be heard every day throughout the community as new roads, new houses and a new school near completion.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Tlu-piich Games continue to grow, and we were pleased with another successful event held Aug. 3 to 7. Our vision for the games is to have all Nuu-chah-nulth-aht come together annually to enjoy...

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Port Alberni—John Gomez is called the wellness outreach worker at Quu%asa, but this is just a fancy title for family member and friend.

Monday, August 22, 2011

On behalf of all of our First Nations, we wish to express deepest condolences to Olivia, Sarah and Mike, for their loss today.

Monday, August 22, 2011

Judy Joseph of Ditidaht and Susan Cootes of Uchucklesaht have worked for more than a decade helping to answer some of science’s most perplexing questions about salmonids.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Important Information

Preventative Hep A Vaccinations for Children: 

VIHA Public Health nurses will be at the Port Alberni Friendship Centre...

Monday, August 15, 2011

Keith Hunter of First Nations Wildcrafters was encouraged by comments by Minister of Agriculture Don McRae when he visited the Alberni Valley on Aug. 15.

“He gets it,” said Hunter.

Monday, August 15, 2011

The Thunderbird Unit is hoping to add more First Nations people to its forest fire fighting team next year.

The unit will soon be winding down its 2011 season as student members leave to return...