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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Today elders from the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation marked the passing of a significant being in the Nuu-chah-nulth world, after a baby killer whale was discovered on Nootka Island Wednesday.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Two years into her term as Elected Chief of Tseshaht First Nation, Cynthia Dick was thrilled to announce that the provincial government has appointed her as their representative to the Port Alberni Port...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Uchucklesaht Tribe Government is pleased to announce they are the proud new owners of a 1.5-acre property in central Port Alberni that once served as an elementary school.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

This week brings a series of high-profile meetings for T’aaq-wiihak, as representatives advocated for Nuu-chah-nulth fishing rights before federal ministers and members of Parliament.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A diagnosis with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder does not need to limit a person’s potential, says a specialist living with the condition.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Though she has been at her post-secondary school for more than two months now, Maryna Macdonald still often finds herself marveling at where life has taken her.

Friday, November 9, 2018

With a long, dry summer one would think autumn’s first big rainfall would be a welcome relief, but in Ahousaht, the early November rainstorm brought muddy nightmares.

Friday, November 9, 2018

A Canadian Coast Guard ship that studies centuries of natural history on the West Coast made stops in communities in October.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Water restrictions in Ahousaht have been lifted, as crews in the Flores Island community closely monitor the level of the community’s reservoir.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Nearly a decade since the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of five Nuu-chah-nulth nations’ right to harvest and sell fish from their territories, the issue remains unresolved in court, with an appeal...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The term bird bath has come to mean something new in Ahousaht as hundreds of people enter day three of severe water restrictions after muddy debris tainted the community water reservoir.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Citing the ongoing threat to spiritual places of cultural significance to Nuu-chah-nulth people, the NTC is calling on the provincial government to slow down old growth logging on the west side of Vancouver...

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Hjalmer Wenstob, a young artist from Tla-o-qui-aht, was among three Canadians selected to receive the William and Meredith Saunderson $5,000 award during the Hnatyshyn Foundation Award reception held in...

Monday, November 5, 2018

Update: November 5, 2018, 11:35 AM

Ahousaht Administration has declared a state of emergency shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Margaretta James is thrilled Indigenous voices will be sought for a project being undertaken at the Vancouver Island University (VIU).

Friday, November 2, 2018

Second-stage support housing in Port Alberni promises to narrow a serious gap in regional services for women and children fleeing relationship violence.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

The humanitarian organization Khalsa Aid Canada has partnered with Ahousaht First Nation, supporting the newly created Maggie Sutlej Ahousaht Project with a $100,000 donation paid out over the next five...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Timothy Masso is passionate about his Tla-o-qui-aht culture and language. He has grown up steeped in the cultures of his Nuu-chah-nulth father and Norwegian/English mother.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Today the Ha-Shilth-Sa begins the process of releasing its archive photographs to the public - a collection of over 30,000 images, including many that have never been seen outside of the newspaper’s offices...

Friday, October 26, 2018

Following elders’ guidance that a critical time has arrived to keep the Nuu-chah-nulth dialects alive, a two-day language gathering kicked off Oct. 18 at the Tin Wis Conference Centre, drawing in hundreds...

Friday, October 26, 2018

With an estimated 300 homeless people in Port Alberni and very few rental housing units available, more and more people in poverty are struggling to find housing.

Friday, October 26, 2018

She is Cree from Athabasca country — home of oil sands extraction — yet it was in the Alberni Valley where a storm brought home to Nitanis Desjarlais the critical need for climate action.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Additional parties have joined the NTC in applying to intervene in a T’aaq-wiihak fisheries court appeal with far-reaching implications for Indigenous commercial fishing rights.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

With most of Canada’s wild salmon coming from the coast of British Columbia, the provincial government is taking steps to develop a strategy that will protect and enhance wild stocks.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Three strong earthquakes raised concerns for residents of Vancouver Island overnight.

The first of three earthquakes, a magnitude 6.6 struck about 240 kilometres off the shore of Tofino on Sunday,...

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