News

Friday, September 28, 2018

A small group of students and teachers took some time on Sept. 28 to learn about First Nations’ experience in residential schools through the NEW (Nuu-chah-nulth Education Worker) Richard Samuel.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Dozens of people donning orange shirts gathered at the residential school commemorative sculpture outside the Tseshaht Longhouse on Sept. 28 to honour survivors, remember the ones that have since passed on...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

As the federal government develops a national Indigenous languages act, Nuu-chah-nulth leaders are raising the urgency of protecting and promoting their ancestral dialects.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

When you think of Yuquot, the beautiful, remote, summer home of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht, you might envision old growth forests fringed by a gravel beach roaring with the rolling waves of the Pacific Ocean...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Huu-ay-aht First Nations delegates have returned from their first foray into the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention, where they sought progress on a list of priorities topped by child welfare,...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A single mother of three thought she was in for an exciting new beginning this summer when she moved into a relatively new home and started a job as the band’s health care worker - but that all changed when...

Monday, September 24, 2018

When she was a student at the Alberni Indian Residential School, June Watts would run off to pick food from nearby fruit trees in an effort to ease her constant hunger.

Monday, September 24, 2018

An art exhibit featuring drawings made by Nuu-chah-nulth youth when they were residential school students decades ago will once again soon be on display in British Columbia.

Friday, September 21, 2018

The man known throughout Nuu-chah-nulth territory as Hashilthsa Bob - who worked at Canada’s oldest First Nations newspaper for most of its history - died early today at the age of 73.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Shell Canada has committed to surrendering offshore exploration rights over vast swaths of coastal sea floor encompassing an area greater than Vancouver Island.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

As she worked translating from Nuu-chah-nulth dialects, Helen Dick rose from her table at the tribal council’s annual general meeting to receive recognition.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Huu-ay-aht have taken another step towards bringing a large-scale liquefied natural gas facility to southwest Vancouver Island through a design deal announced with Hyandai Heavy Industries.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A new documentary film featuring Nuu-chah-nulth and Bolivian Indigenous peoples is premiering at ADSS on Sunday, Oct. 21.

The film, titled ‘Let’s Walk Together as One’, was produced by Dan Webb and...

Monday, September 17, 2018

Clayoquot Sound’s largest Aquaculture operator has closed one of its fish farm sites for at least a year, citing high levels of sea lice.

Friday, September 14, 2018

A limited T’aaq-wiihak commercial allocation for Fraser-bound salmon was a welcome addition to the west coast season, but small compensation for lean years that drove a younger generation from the fishery...

Friday, September 14, 2018

One aspect of Jim Lane’s job is often misunderstood.

“When you tell people you count fish they say ‘That must be easy,’” said Lane, who has worked as a biologist with the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal...

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Elders, cultural observers and archeologists gathered this summer on remote San Rafael Island at Yuquot after ancestral remains were discovered at Nootka Lightstation.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hope remains alive in the search for a missing 40-year-old Ahousaht man, Travis Thomas, as community members make daily trips to nearby Bartlett Island to sit with family or to assist in the search of the...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Although September rain and cooler temperatures have lowered Vancouver Island’s fire danger rating to “very low,” the effects of British Columbia’s most severe forest fire season on record continue to be...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Island Health is pleased to announce some upgrades in services and infrastructure at hospitals that serve Nuu-chah-nulth communities.

It has been nearly seven years since Tofino General Hospital was...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Kuu-us Crisis Line Society staff invited to public to join them in a walk around the track at Bob Daley Stadium in recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, which is observed on Sept. 10 every year.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

At the end of a four-day shift, Tseshaht beachkeepers Hank Gus and Aaron Watts were on their way home from the Broken Group Islands on the morning of Friday, Sept. 7,  when they saw something they’ve never...

Monday, September 10, 2018

The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council has announced that it will seek BC Court of Appeal consent to intervene in the T’aaq-wiihak Fisheries court case, which is currently seeking a ruling on the government’s...

Friday, September 7, 2018

An Indigenous company based in Port Alberni has received some province-wide recognition.

Friday, September 7, 2018

The Canadian government announced its intention to declare a statutory holiday that would serve to commemorate the legacy of Indian Residential Schools and its lingering effects on the generations of First...

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