While courts have recognized a need to address over-representation of Indigenous people in the Canadian justice system, recent statistics show the glaring imbalance continues to grow.
On an evening in early December, David Dennis looks out into the warmth of a crowded room in east Vancouver, absorbing the applause into his struggling frame.
The Teechuktl mental health team finished their Urban Gathering tour Tuesday night in Campbell River at the Thunderbird Hall.
Over one hundred Nuu-chah-nulth aht came out to enjoy a turkey dinner,...
Continued downpour has prompted Environment Canada to issue a rainfall warning for the west coast of Vancouver Island, causing road flooding and a highway closure.
It’s been an exciting year for Alicia Stephens, culminating in exhibits of her fashion work at shows in Vancouver and New York.
For Grade 12 student Memphis Dick, playing in the annual Alberni District Secondary School Totem Tournament is about making lasting memories with her team.
The Victoria Urban Gathering once again filled the Edelweiss Club on Friday with a combination of song, socializing, food and remembering loved ones who are no longer with us.
Beban Social Centre was overflowing with festive Nuu-chah-nulth-aht at the Dec. 12 annual Quu’asa Urban Gathering. By the time dinner was about to be served there were lines of people waiting in the foyer...
In the middle of the Quu’asa Urban Gathering tour, they made a stop in Port Alberni on Wednesday, December 11th for the eighth annual Feed the People gathering.
Those engaged in treaty negotiations are looking to the new year with a renewed sense of hope, after 2019 marked major developments for several First Nations pushing for formal agreements that recognize...
Vancouver Island University (VIU) made history this fall, with its ceremonial instatement of the new president, Deb Saucier.
The ceremony was conducted under the traditions of the Snuneymuxw First...
The BC Supreme Court case Servatius versus School District 70 wrapped up Nov. 22, and the parties will wait likely several weeks for a judge to make his ruling. The case centers around a Port Alberni...
With a narrow winter window in which to clear salmon passage at Big Bar Slide, the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) is urging federal and provincial governments to declare a state of emergency.
The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council’s Teechuktl (mental health) and Quu’asa program hosts the 8th annual Feed the People on Wednesday, December 11th at the Alberni Athletic Hall. The Teechuktl team is...
A team from a Tofino-based group that specializes in habitat remediation and pollution clean-up are scattered across the Cypre River basin.
Nuu-chah-nulth aht living in northwestern Washington had a chance to reconnect on Friday and Saturday, when the Teechuktl Mental Health team made their annual trip to Seattle for an urban gathering.
This year's Quu'asa Urban Gathering in Vancouver turned out to be a more popular event than expected.
The Port Alberni Friendship Center staff has pulled off another joyful Christmas luncheon, dishing out about 100 turkey dinners with all trimmings.
Urging the Canadian government to “understand there’s a salmon emergency happening in coastal British Columbia” is Gord Johns’ first priority as critic for fisheries and oceans.
Amid the heated treaty negotiations between Nuu-chah-nulth nations, the province and the federal government, Ha-Shilth-Sa reporter Denise Titian was assigned to spend a week in Tsaxana in November 1996.
With a number of timely subjects on the table, Maa-nulth nations had their annual government-to-government leaders forum on Nov. 13 in Ucluelet.
Wilson’s transportation has announced the closure of its Port Alberni bus depot located at 4541 Margaret Street, effective Nov. 30, 2019.
A recent report from BC Hydro is showing the majority of people in the province are not heeding advice to prepare themselves for power outages caused by storms.
At the Food Connections conference on Nov. 28 T’aaq-wiihak gave a presentation on the sustainability and ecology of gooseneck barnacles.
The people of Ehattesaht/Chinehkint are celebrating the unveiling of a new wooden sign welcoming people to their traditional territories. The event took place on the bright frosty morning of Nov. 28 about...