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Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday was National Aborignal Day in Canada, when First Nations communties and culture was celebrated throughout Nuu-chah-nulth territory, and across Canada.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Clayoquot Sound’s largest aquaculture operator has been warned by Ahousaht to improve its practices in the First Nation’s territory, according to an open letter being published by Cermaq Canada.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

After its $4.5-billion purchase of Trans Mountain last year, it came with no surprise when the federal government announced its approval of the pipeline expansion on June 18.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Harbour Quay was bustling on a warm Tuesday in Port Alberni, with hundreds of people gathered around, Nuu-chah-nulth and non-Nuu-chah-nulth alike.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Carol Sedgwick knew it was bound to happen eventually.

But Sedgwick, the principal of Ucluelet Secondary, was starting to seriously wonder when the provincial government would provide funds to make...

Monday, June 17, 2019

The temperature was soaring in the mid 30’s on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 12, and so it was a good day to be splashing around in the Somass River. But for 12 year-old Tseshaht member Dominic Guzman, a...

Monday, June 17, 2019

Sixteen youths that completed Grade 7 at Tseshaht’s Haahuupayak Elementary School bid a fond farewell to teachers and friends on June 13 as they looked forward to their first year in high school.

Monday, June 17, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority provides coverage for eligible clients for a broad range of health and wellness items and services, said spokesman Davis McKenzie.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Although the list of services offered under the First Nations Health Authority has grown in recent years, people in Nuu-chah-nulth communities who were once eligible for basic health-care expenses are going...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

A dramatic house fire tore through a residential home on Gallic Road at the Tseshaht reserve Wednesday afternoon, destroying the house and its contents. There were no injuries as the family was cooling down...

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nuu-chah-nulth youth enjoyed a weekend away in the sunny bay of Nanoose, experiencing traditional culture, craft, and living from June 7-10.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

New visitor recreation amenities are being developed at Nitinaht Lake—a world renowned destination for windsurfers and kite borders—that will integrate employment and skill training opportunities for...

Monday, June 10, 2019

Dozens of red dresses hung over a gathering last week in Port Alberni, as families shared the stories of loved ones they lost to homicide. Silently swaying from the Italian Hall’s ceiling, the 23 vibrant...

Friday, June 7, 2019

There were no injuries in a float plane accident that occurred in Ahousaht’s busy harbour on the afternoon of Monday, June 3, according to the Transportation Safety Board.

Friday, June 7, 2019

He’s survived residential school, drug addiction and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside – he’s even survived the 1964 tsunami that washed away the Hesquiaht village at Hot Springs Cove; so it didn’t come as a...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The figures of Nuu-chah-nulth relatives are slowly emerging from the 800-year-old red cedar log at Port Alberni’s waterfront as master carver Tim Paul and his team work tirelessly at the piece of art.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

After four years of providing Hupacasath members with weekly fresh produce boxes, the First Nation’s community farm has expanded and is looking to the public to become members of the Community Supported...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Thanks to funding provided by the B.C. government, members of the Tseshaht First Nation will once again be able to participate in a lengthy paddle to the state of Washington.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

The forest fire season has arrived on Vancouver Island.

But some positive news is that early indications are the blazes are not expected to be as horrific as the past two years, two of the province’s...

Monday, June 3, 2019

With today’s completion of the final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, Nuu-chah-nulth families affected by the issue are looking for changes from a...

Monday, June 3, 2019

Dead grey whales washing ashore along the Pacific coast are a small fraction of the overall mortality only halfway into the cetacean’s migration to Alaskan waters.

Friday, May 31, 2019

The effects of British Columbia’s ongoing opioid crisis can be seen on Port Alberni’s 3rd Avenue, where a steady stream of drug users frequent the city’s safe injection site. Since opening in May 2017, the...

Friday, May 31, 2019

After being left in the Nootka Island woods for at least a century, a dugout canoe has been transported to the nearby village site of Yuquot.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The people of Mowachaht/Muchalaht are celebrating the construction of a new Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) station in their traditional winter home of Tahsis, BC.

On Tuesday, May 28 a ground-breaking...

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

The First Nations Health Authority has released its latest numbers on the opioid crisis — overdoses and fatalities — data indicating a widening gap in an already disproportionate impact on Indigenous...

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