A recent funding announcement from the provincial government is not expected to make life any cheaper for those living on the west coast.
A PhD candidate is expected to spend a good chunk of the coming months interviewing Nuu-chah-nulth individuals to determine what role structural racism plays in treating and preventing chronic diseases.
With marijuana now legalized, Teechukl Mental Health addictions counselor Natalie Ocean facilitated group discussions about the effects of usage at Ty-Histanis and Opitsaht on April 23 and 24.
Nuu-chah-nulth nations have furthered the understanding of culturally appropriate and respectful health care, building on a knowledge base that could provide a model for other Indigenous populations.
In July, the Uchucklesaht nation will be celebrating their first year offering their luxury artesian spring water, as well as celebrating a gold medal award.
“It definitely puts us on the map,” says...
Coming from a First Nation’s perspective of valuing family, the West Coast General Hospital has developed an All Nations Room for Aboriginal patients and their relatives.
A Specific Claims Tribunal hearing is taking place in Ahousaht that began April 30.
Despite advancements to closed-containment fish farms on land, the industry’s mainstay will continue to be raising fish inside ocean-based net pens, says the BC Salmon Famers Association.
An ambitious Nuu-chah-nulth plan to restore salmon ecosystems in watersheds surrounding Nootka Sound is closer to being realized with funding that allows research to get underway.
Despite the province’s rejection of a recommendation to decriminalize simple drug possession, an addiction counsellor is confident that the harm reduction strategy will gain acceptance.
Richard Atleo believes he will not be the only beneficiary when he is presented with an honorary degree from Toronto’s Ryerson University later this spring.
A two-day forum will be held in May to determine how Nuu-chah-nulth are going to push their agenda forward in Ottawa.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg made major headway recently, in signing a contract with artist and University of Victoria Audain professor, Carey Newman, around his piece the Witness...
Proceeds from criminal activities will be plowed into crime remediation and prevention in several Nuu-chah-nulth communities.
Thirty five years later, the image glows with iconic significance. With their shoulders bathed in the orange of a descending sun, dozens of men struggle to lift an enormous figure.
The search is on for genealogy information that will help build an all-inclusive Nuu-chah-nulth family tree.
David Edgar believes in the if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again quote.
The 16-year-old, a member of the Ditidaht First Nation, had tried out for the British Columbia male squad that...
The federal government is introducing strict restrictions on Chinook salmon fishing this year, out of concern that the species from the Fraser River system is at risk of extinction.
Where there is fire, there is smoke along with other occupational hazards for firefighters.
The Indian Status Card is an identity document issued by the Canadian government that confirms a person is registered as a Status Indian under the Indian Act.
Despite being able to harvest just one whale since the 1920s, the Makah are ready for the return of a regular hunt, as the sacred practice never ceased being taught within the Nuu-chah-nulth tribe.
Three Nuu-chah-nulth students from Gold River Secondary School travelled to France as part of a one-month exchange program in March.
Ten Gold River students in total participated in the trip, which...
A few days after Zeballos tested its tsunami sirens last August, a brief Facebook post alerted residents to a hazard from the opposite direction, not from the sea but from the mountains.
Swaths of aquamarine have once again emerged along B.C.’s coastlines this spring, the annual marker that herring are undergoing their reproductive cycle.
It’s official: A member of the Toquaht Nation can now be called Dr. Johnsen.
That’s because Kelly Johnsen, an instructor at North Island College’s Educational Assistant/Community Support program that...