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Thursday, September 6, 2018

While accounts differ on the nature of the confrontation over what would eventually become Port Alberni, the outcome was brutally clear for the Tseshaht: Not just intrusion but outright displacement and...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Concern over increased marine and tourism traffic at Yuquot factored into the Canadian Coast Guard’s decision to locate a new rescue station at Tahsis rather than on the Island’s outer coast.

Monday, September 3, 2018

This month a documentary series airs on APTN exploring preconceptions some Canadians hold about Indigenous Peoples.

“I think of alcoholism, I think of drug abuse,” says one of the show’s six...

Friday, August 31, 2018

The need for building “nation-to-nation” relationships with First Nations has become popular terminology in Ottawa, but the current plight of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion shows the Liberals might...

Friday, August 31, 2018

After fishing frustrations escalated into an incident in Nootka Sound in late July, the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation has seen tensions calm down among the various stakeholders in the region’s waters.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Are the recovery of seal and sea lion populations affecting salmon stocks on the West Coast?

Thursday, August 30, 2018

An Indigenous woman from Ahousaht is hoping to spread awareness about mental health within First Nation communities by following and documenting the Heliset Hale relay run.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

With more than half of Canada’s children in care from Indigenous backgrounds, the federal government is exploring an overhaul of child and family services legislation.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

In an alliance that would have been almost inconceivable 20 years ago, the Village of Tahsis has sided with conservationists, pressuring the provincial government to block logging of a watershed near the...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The search continues for Travis Thomas, 40, who went missing Aug. 7 at Bartlett Island in Ahousaht territory.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It has been a long, tragic summer on the waters of Clayoquot Sound following the loss of five men in three separate incidents. Hundreds of volunteers have spent endless hours searching the ocean and beaches...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The federal Liberal Government has announced that it is working on the establishment of a national holiday that will honour and commemorate Aboriginal residential school students, their families and...

Monday, August 27, 2018

With most of Vancouver Island under the BC Wildfire Service’s “extreme” danger rating, a lightning storm hit the north on Aug. 11, setting off a round of fires that would grow over the rest of the month.

Monday, August 27, 2018

After observing weeks of smoky skies and elevated health concerns for those engaged in outdoor activity, the First Nations Health Authority has postponed the Heliset Hale Relay until further notice.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Tla-o-qui-aht- Joe David, 72, met with the Tofino District Council Members and offered to carve a totem pole in honour of the Ha waiih (hereditary chief).

Friday, August 24, 2018

Excitement was in the air at Neah Bay as Makah Tribes members of all ages came to witness and even take part in the flensing of whale that was found drifting offshore.

Friday, August 24, 2018

The North Island College in Port Alberni is offering two new tuition-free language courses this fall. The school works closely with the Nuu-chah-nulth community, and these courses were created to address...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

As the neighboring Nuu-chah-nulth communities of Tla-o-qui-aht and Ahousaht continue to search for loved ones lost at sea over the summer, the people of Ahousaht are planning an Ocean Blessing Ceremony.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

A nomadic lifestyle has brought Aaron M. Wells to Canada’s largest city until at least the end of September.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The federal government is contributing $4.2 million over the next five years in support for a Huu-ay-aht First Nations initiative to prevent more of its children from being put into foster care.

Monday, August 20, 2018

A story from ancient times has been told through multiple generations of how the breaking of a sacred rattle brought the ancestors of southern Nuu-chah-nulth nations to what is now recognized as their...

Thursday, August 16, 2018

The search is on for a missing Ahousaht man following his disappearance from a small island near the community.

RCMP Corporal Tammy Douglas confirmed that the RCMP is currently searching for a 40-...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Friday, Aug. 24

With six properties in the Village of Zeballos under evacuation order, suppression efforts on the ground and in the air have intensified to fight the spread of the mountainside fire...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Friday, Aug. 24

With six properties in the Village of Zeballos under evacuation order, suppression efforts on the ground and in the air have intensified to fight the spread of the mountainside fire...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

A medical marijuana production facility proposed in the upper Alberni Valley is raising concerns among neighbours, most notably a First Nations drug and alcohol treatment centre located directly across the...

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