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Friday, August 7, 2020

During a hike down to Radar Beach, Tsimka Martin stumbled upon the bones of an adult grey whale. Upon her return, she informed her father, Joe, of what she had found. He immediately began to dream up a way...

Thursday, August 6, 2020

As Haida Gwaii grapples with a COVID-19 outbreak, some Nuu-chah-nulth communities fear a similar fate.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

More than a year after discovery that the Big Bar Slide had effectively blocked B.C.’s most important salmon pathway, sockeye are finally moving up the Fraser.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

As a summer afternoon fire raged through their townhouse, James and Annette Nookemus could only watch helplessly as 10 years of belongings and cherished mementos went up in flames. The fire occurred on July...

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Roy Jack had some serious doubts whether he would continue his annual cycling fundraising tradition.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

He has been there for as long as most Ahousaht residents remember so it came as a shock to learn that the long-time resident owner of Ahousaht General Store, Hugh Clarke passed away on the morning of July...

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Every two weeks, Amy Jack travels from her home on Flores Island to Tofino for groceries.

With fewer boats running and less passengers allowed onboard due to COVID-19 restrictions, the 40-minute...

Friday, July 31, 2020

As the BC Day long weekend looms, Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation has re-shaped their stance on the re-opening of their territory.

Friday, July 31, 2020

He’s worked in pretty much every restaurant in Port Alberni and now William Ambrose III is living his dream; he has opened up his own food truck.

Friday, July 31, 2020

A thick fog engulfed the coast as Elmer Frank drove his commercial fishing boat out of the Tofino harbour.

His expectations were low. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake had struck off the southern Alaskan...

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

It took some time but filling out a grant application last year finally paid off for the Tseshaht First Nation.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Dressed in black uniforms, Carol Curley and Lance Tom patrolled the empty stretch of Long Beach in front of Esowista.

Friday, July 24, 2020

When Dianne Ignace awoke on a calm summer morning, she was gripping her late-husband’s pillow as the sun peaked through the cracks in her blinds.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

One week after the sudden death of James Williams, his family remains in the dark as to what caused the tragedy 14 hours after he was released from police custody.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

It has been just over seven weeks since 26-year-old Chantel Moore of Tla-o-qui-aht was shot dead at her apartment during a wellness check by an Edmundston police officer in New Brunswick, and the family...

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The Tseshaht ended up with a sockeye fishery this year, but did so without signing an agreement with DFO to catch and sell salmon from the Somass River.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A Nuu-chah-nulth man has died in a Duncan homeless shelter after being released from police cells.

James Williams, 52, of Tla-o-qui-aht and a father of five, was found dead in his unit at Warmland...

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Legislation being tabled in Victoria has Nuu-chah-nulth leaders and clean energy advocates concerned that the province is writing First Nations out of the electricity market for the sake of buying from...

Monday, July 20, 2020

Errol Sam grew up on a commercial fishing boat learning how to sling fish from his father. Since the age of 8, he’s been steady at it and decades later showing no sign of stopping.

Friday, July 17, 2020

It’s been over a year since the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls delivered its 1,200-page report to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

For over half a century, clear-cut logging swept through Huu-ay-aht’s traditional territories, described Bob Bocking, LGL Limited senior fisheries biologist.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations are partnering with Strathcona Regional District (SDR) in a tsunami modelling project designed to improve safety in the event of a megathrust quake.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

A Nuu-chah-nulth woman has gone missing from Victoria, leading police to ask for any information that might help locate Amanda Williams.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Better late than never.

That’s the thinking of Jennifer Woodland, the CEO of the Nuu-chah-nulth Seafood Limited Partnership (NSLP).

Monday, July 13, 2020

When a tsunami alarm sounded in the Nitinaht Region a couple years ago, Ditidaht First Nation members didn’t know the evacuation routes, recalled Janeen Hunt, Ditidaht First Nation administrator.

It...

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