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Thursday, July 18, 2019

A group of five women are learning the Hesquiaht dialect of the Nuu-chah-nulth language in a Mentor-Apprentice Program (MAP) that is going into its second year.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

A month after the province sounded alarms with a drought advisory, the situation on Vancouver Island has improved, with better water flows and cooler temperatures in the region’s rivers.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The planning and fundraising efforts for the annual NTC Tlu-piich Games got off to a late start, but Mercediese Dawson, Tlu-piich Games Coordinator, says fun was had at the golfing fundraiser which drew in...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

One hundred and fifty nautical miles west of Vancouver Island, 814 metres beneath the ocean’s surface, lies the apex of an underwater volcano comparable in size to Mount Baker.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Tseshaht First Nation acquired a new canoe this spring, which is already being put to use by the Tseshaht Canoe Family on the Paddle to Lummi journey.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

First Nations along the vast migratory path of Fraser River salmon are optimistic that a new co-management agreement with Canada will help ensure a future for their fisheries.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

An Ehattesaht First Nation man has connected with his long-lost nephew through a trail of information beginning with a DNA sharing website.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

First Nations have the right - above other users - to access fish from their waters, according to the Constitution and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

The Big One is indeed coming.

But even earthquake experts like Honn Kao cannot accurately predict just when that might happen.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Progress continues on a multi-use pathway through Pacific Rim National Park with construction this season beginning near Wickaninnish Beach, work timed to limit impacts on salmon and trout.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

This year’s canoe journey to Washington started only days before, when one of the support boats capsized, sending the three occupants into the water.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Highway 4 continues to be closed in both directions after a cliff-side blast caused an unexpected volume of rock debris to fall on the road east of the Tofino-Ucluelet junction.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority has announced that status First Nations clients between the ages of 65 and 69 may now be reimbursed for the cost of Shingrix, the vaccine that protects against shingles....

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Western Forest Products is trespassing on reserve land, thereby breaking a stipulation in the Indian Act, according to a message delivered in Gold River today by the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Though she recently earned a social work degree from the University of Victoria, Mercediese Dawson has other plans.

The 29-year-old Port Alberni woman will be returning to the Victoria university...

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Two more open houses have just wrapped up where the public had the opportunity to review and evaluate preliminary ideas to improve safety and access at Cathedral Grove.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

WorkSafeBC has introduced new regulations aimed at improving safety conditions for workers on board commercial fishing vessels. Every person on board is now required to wear a life jacket or PFD (personal...

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

On Friday, June 28 Alberni District Secondary School celebrated another year of high school graduates.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hundreds of people turned out for Maaqtusiis Secondary School’s Grade 12 graduation celebration, held June 27 at the school gym.

Fourteen graduates were escorted into the beautifully decorated gym in...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Despite being from vastly contrasting communities, youth from different parts of the country have become close friends.

That’s because students from Kyuquot Elementary Secondary School recently took...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The Heliset TTE SKAL – Let the Languages Live Indigenous Languages Conference opened to the great news that Bill C-91, the Indigenous Languages bill, received Royal Assent on June 21 – most fittingly on...

Monday, July 1, 2019

Dozens of loved ones and members of the extended Tla-o-qui-aht community held a walk for Lisa Marie Young on Sunday, June 30, 17 years after the young woman went missing without a trace in Nanaimo.

Friday, June 28, 2019

The Ditidaht and Pacheedaht signed an agreement that has been a quarter century in the making today, setting the First Nations up for the final stages of treaty negotiations with the province and Canada.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

In 1969 it was evident that changes were happening in Huu-ay-aht territory. The Pacific Rim National Park Reserve was on its way to being established, stretching along the west coast of Vancouver Island,...

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth nations in general are challenged with housing shortages, but what makes Hupacasath First Nation unique among them is its biggest obstacle: No available land.

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