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Friday, March 22, 2019

A chorus of chainsaws filled the maintenance yard of Ty-Histanis on the spring morning of March 18. With the sawdust flying around them in the cool air, a group of teenage boys diligently work over a small...

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This week hundreds of youth from First Nations across British Columbia converged in Port Alberni for Gathering Our Voices, an event organized by the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres for 14-...

Thursday, March 21, 2019

In response to a need seen by mental health workers serving Nuu-chah-nulth communities for years, Teechuktl has grown its team of counsellors and cultural support staff by one quarter in recent months. 

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Prior to contact Nuu-chah-nulth-aht ate a simple diet of wild foods that were prepared in a variety of ways, including boiling and steaming. In the absence of metal, they developed ingenious ways to prepare...

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Former day school students have a settlement agreement before them with final court approval expected in May.

“Yes, there’s light at the end of the tunnel,” said Richard Watts, a resolution health...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A taxation provision of the 2011 Maa-nulth Treaty takes effect Thursday, May 2.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

With diabetes statistics being what they are for Aboriginal Canadians, it is no surprise that there are dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth people living with the chronic disease.

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Nuchatlaht First Nation’s territory includes the north of Nootka Island, and they exclusively occupied this area in 1846.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Premier John Horgan and Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson invited potential stakeholders to take part in a $142.85 million program to protect and restore wild salmon stocks on the B.C. coast....

Friday, March 15, 2019

An international research team probing deeper into the mystery of Pacific salmon survival during ocean migration has made some surprising discoveries, says Dick Beamish, expedition organizer.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

In its latest pledge to protect the endangered southern resident killer whale population, on Friday, March 8 the Government of Canada announced an initiative that will track the animals’ prey and monitor...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Abigail Titian is rather pleased that she listened to the advice of a friend a few years ago.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A giant red cedar log was trucked into Port Alberni today to the Port Authority waterfront lot where, over the next few months, it will be transformed into a magnificent totem pole.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Excitement is in the air as herring make their appearance along coastal North America. The seabirds and ocean mammals flock to the shoreline bringing it to life in a feeding frenzy dance that signals the...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Members of the Tseshaht Pride are not only looking to bring back some more hardware but also improve upon their 2018 performance at the Junior All-Native Basketball Tournament.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A fiery crash lit up Highway 4 this morning, closing off traffic near the Alberni Summit.

At least two vehicles were involved in the incident, which held up commuters heading to Port Alberni for over...

Monday, March 11, 2019

More than 500 people submitted ideas on improving safety and access to Cathedral Grove, while protecting environmental, social and cultural values. 

Monday, March 11, 2019

The Indigenous Studies Grade 11/12 class at the Eighth Ave Learning Centre came to an exciting end as the students held a coffee and tea party to display their final projects: masks.

Friday, March 8, 2019

The future of an LNG export facility in Sarita Bay - and the hundreds of jobs that it would bring to Huu-ay-aht land – remains in limbo as the Vancouver Island First Nation awaits an update from its partner...

Friday, March 8, 2019

The annual Nuu-chah-nulth Education and Training Program Career Fair took place at Athletic Hall on March 7.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Nineteen month-old Andre Winter is a brilliant, happy, smiling toddler adored by his parents and three siblings. But for the past two months Andre had been inexplicably sick for almost the entire time since...

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Frustration continues among Vancouver Island’s First Nations, as rights to territorial resources conflict with how much Fisheries and Oceans Canada is prepared to allow for harvest.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Moving day has been delayed at Our Home on 8th, but tenants, which will include a large contingent of Nuu-chah-nulth members, are expected to begin occupying their suites by the official opening day on...

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Port Alberni Friendship Centre will welcome more than 1,000 youth delegates and support workers to the annual Gathering Our Voices event on March 19 through 24. Gathering Our Voices 2019 will take place...

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

A new bill was introduced in Parliament on Thursday, Feb. 28, that promises to address the large proportion of Indigenous children in Canada’s foster care system.

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