As one of the 105 appointees to the Order of Canada this year, Marjorie White is a proactive woman. The Huu-ay-aht elder left her community in 1956 to study nursing in Vancouver.
There was joyful excitement in the air as hundreds of Ahousaht members filled Maaqtusiis School Gym on June 21, honouring the invitation of their Ha’wiih (Chiefs) who asked them to come home for three days...
A Hesquiaht First Nation member has won a national award for her efforts to boost Indigenous economies across Canada.
The provincial government is introducing “rigorous” new standards for the aquaculture industry as the majority of fish farms on the B.C. coast are up for license renewal in 2022, declares Minister of...
Dozens of Nuu-chah-nulth Ha’wiih, delegates and NTC staff arrived in Ahousaht June 12 for two days of deliberations over aboriginal fisheries issues. Years of meetings with DFO to negotiate and plan for Nuu...
Three young Tla-o-qui-aht fathers vanished after an early morning boat accident near Duffin Cove, Tofino, on June 15, 2018. There were five men aboard the boat when it inexplicably overturned between Duffin...
It has been 240 years since a pair of wooden British ships found their way to the present day Nootka Sound. One of the ships was called Resolution and sailed under the command of Captain James Cook.
Local efforts in coastal communities have been nothing short of “heroic” but are not enough to stem the tide of debris washing ashore on the west coast, said Courtney-Alberni MP Gord Johns.
Hundreds of Nuu-chah-nulth families packed the Alberni Athletic Hall to celebrate the educational successes of their students. The NTC Scholarship Celebration and Graduation Ceremonies took place Saturday,...
Family and friends of Lisa Marie Young, missing from Nanaimo since 2002, will be gathering in Nanaimo June 30 for the annual walk and vigil to keep Lisa’s memory alive.
Port Alberni’s Friendship Center was filled with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in celebration of First Nation culture and identity for National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21.
Tseshaht members played host to First Nations elders from all over Vancouver Island on a hot summer afternoon at Maht Mahs gym on June 20. Elder buses began arriving at the gym shortly before noon with...
Bryce Amos will soon have an opportunity to win some more hardware from a provincial competition.
The boat that held three men who have been missing since Friday has been found near Tofino, located in the same area where two survivors from the incident emerged in the early morning hours of June 15.
A huge event - probably the largest ever in recent history - is being planned for National Aboriginal Day weekend in Ahousaht.
An “object of interest” has been discovered in the search for three men who went missing after a boat capsized near Tofino on Friday.
The remains of several individuals are coming home this summer, 80 years after they were removed from a whaling shrine in Ahousaht.
Dozens of vessels are searching the waters off of Tofino for three men, after a boat sank early in the morning.
Rescue efforts began at approximately 3 a.m. when multiple 911 calls reported an...
More than 150 people came to the Quu’asa Picnic in the Park on Thursday, June 14, as multiple generations flocked to Port Alberni’s Harbour Quay for the annual barbeque feast.
Two boats with a rich history of serving on the Alberni Inlet will be the main event at the Port Alberni Maritime Heritage Gallery and Discovery Centre starting Saturday, June 16.
After completion of a new water system in Tsaxana, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation plans to hold a summer celebration worthy of the occasion.
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has been granted a six-month extension, giving commissioners until the end of the year to hear from families.
Grade 8 students from Alberni District Secondary School were welcomed to the Tseshaht Longhouse this week to learn about Nuu-chah-nulth worldview through story and song.
A local well-known octogenarian clergyman turned author is excited to announce the release of his new book.
The public once again has the opportunity to tour the only known remaining complete traditional First Nations village on the southern B.C. West Coast this summer.