Cheryl Aro began to notice changes in her mother, the late Kathy Danes, when she showed up at Aro’s house one Christmas with unwrapped presents.
A forum to collaboratively define Nuu-chah-nulth relations with Canada began with elders standing up to proclaim the importance of unity.
Midwifery is making a comeback in the province of British Columbia, and with more and more families wanting to deliver their newborns closer to home, the news that there is a licensed midwife practising in...
Restrictions on chinook salmon fishing announced this spring have made Barkley and Nootka sounds some of the few locations where the fish can be caught by anglers on the West Coast.
Island Health and the Nuu-chah-nulth nursing program hosted a meet and greet on April 30 to introduce the NTC’s nursing team and inform the northern communities about the services they deliver and to build...
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.