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...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

More than 60,000 books were made available for sale at the Port Alberni Friendship Centre Aug. 9 and 10. Some were limited edition, some out of print, most were rare and many contained Nuu-chah-nulth...

Friday, August 5, 2011


Paddles flashed and kingfishers cleared the way as speeding canoes cut through the water in an early morning race on the Somass River.


Friday, August 5, 2011


A multi-First Nations sporting event would not be complete without inspirational opening ceremonies giving family and friends a chance to cheer on their favourite athletes.


Thursday, August 4, 2011

Ahousaht – The oldest gathering place in Ahousaht, Thunderbird Hall has served the community for more than 40 years. Built on a budget so tight, only the construction materials and freight could be paid for...

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

A Tseshaht mixed martial arts fighter is blasting his way through the ranks as he sets his sights on bringing MMA to Maht Mahs gym.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Tsaxana – Families of the northern region communities of Nuchatlaht, Kyuquot/Checklesaht, Ehattesaht gathered in Gold River for the B.C. Day long weekend as Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nations played host to...

Friday, July 29, 2011

With the start to the 2011 Tlu-piich games just a few days away organizers are shifting into high gear as they scramble to complete all the last minute details required to host the event.

One of...

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Exciting new things are happening in Ahousaht; things that are drawing young and old together to work on revitalizing their community.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tseshaht Band member Randy Fred won first place in the 2011 Blind Bowls Association of Canada National Visually Impaired Lawn Bowling Championship at Kitchener, Ont. He won all eight of his games to win the...

Friday, July 22, 2011

Family and friends are invited to nominate Nuu-chah-nulth athletes and prominent sports supporters as this year the Tlu-piich Games will see the return of the Sports Hall of Fame.

The 2011 Sports...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Tlu-piich Program of Events

Aug. 2--2nd Annual Golf Tournament--Shotgun start at 1 p.m.; fundraising dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Day One: Aug. 3...

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Tseshaht First Nation will be hosting a unique training program for young adults presented by the Nuu-chah-nulth Employment and Training Program (NETP).

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Updates made July 21, including new date for pole raising.