Veterans Affairs Canada is honouring aboriginal men and women in uniform for their contributions and sacrifices. Nov. 8 is National Aboriginal Veterans Day.
The NTC Teechuktl Intergenerational Healing Gathering is drawing hundreds of residential school survivors and their families.
November is diabetes awareness month. It’s a major issue for most Canadians, but is of even greater concern for First Nations people, especially regarding type 2 diabetes.
Seventeen-year-old Christina Thomas walks down the book shelves of her high school library, glancing over the titles as sunlight pours in over the brand-new spines. She stops to pull out certain titles,...
For centuries the First Nations of British Columbia have hosted coming of age celebrations, marking the time when a girl becomes a woman. The potlatch ban came into place in 1885, making traditional...
On Oct. 26, Usma and the Ministry of Children and Family Development held their annual Caregiver Appreciation lunch at Alberni Golf Club.
In an abbreviated annual general meeting, residents of Ahousaht told their leadership that they are concerned about addictions in the community and the detrimental effect it is having on the young.
Legislation is being proposed from both sides of the House of Commons to prevent more abandoned boats from collecting on Canada’s shorelines.
There is a new art exhibit that focuses on Nootka (Yuquot, a.k.a. Friendly Cove) as seen through the eyes of various artists.
Staff at the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s main office celebrated Halloween Tuesday with a lively costume display.
“Intergenerational trauma, cultural genocide, racism and discrimination” are being blamed for the disproportionate number of indigenous people among Canada’s homeless, according to a recently released...
The Webster’s dictionary defines reconciliation as the act of making friendly again, settling a quarrel and making ideas or accounts consistent.
Six years into its implementation, the Maa-nulth treaty is being highlighted as a leading example of “reconciliation in action” for First Nations looking to progress their constitutional rights.
Decades after the closure of Canada’s residential schools, the long-term effects of abuse have become a concern for Nuu-chah-nulth-aht on the west side of Vancouver Island, where a century of forced...