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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Despite being able to harvest just one whale since the 1920s, the Makah are ready for the return of a regular hunt, as the sacred practice never ceased being taught within the Nuu-chah-nulth tribe.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Three Nuu-chah-nulth students from Gold River Secondary School travelled to France as part of a one-month exchange program in March.

Ten Gold River students in total participated in the trip, which...

Friday, April 12, 2019

A few days after Zeballos tested its tsunami sirens last August, a brief Facebook post alerted residents to a hazard from the opposite direction, not from the sea but from the mountains.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Swaths of aquamarine have once again emerged along B.C.’s coastlines this spring, the annual marker that herring are undergoing their reproductive cycle.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

It’s official: A member of the Toquaht Nation can now be called Dr. Johnsen.

That’s because Kelly Johnsen, an instructor at North Island College’s Educational Assistant/Community Support program that...

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

The human remains discovered in a burnt-out cabin at Warn Bay in Ahousaht territory on Feb. 25 have been positively identified and foul play has been ruled out.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

With more than half of its on-reserve population under the age of 25, the future of Ahousaht belongs to the young.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The University of Victoria is benefiting greatly from the new federal budget. On March 19th, the federal government announced they were granting $9.1 million to the university for the building of a new...

Monday, April 8, 2019

Spring is in the air and so is pollen. For seasonal allergy sufferers, that means a trip to the pharmacy for costly antihistamines. What many Aboriginal people don't know is that these types of medications...

Monday, April 8, 2019

Tla-o-qui-aht member Barney Williams returns to the Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo campus as their newest Elder in Residence.

Friday, April 5, 2019

The BC Coroner’s Service in partnership with various police agencies have launched a website dubbed the Unidentified Human Remains (UHR) Viewer, featuring a map of the province marked with the locations of...

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Highway 4 Kennedy Hill safety improvement project is progressing on schedule and is still slated to be complete in summer 2020, according to the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI...

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Whaling could be returning to Nuu-chah-nulth territory south of the USA border.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

The Huu-ay-aht First Nations (HFN) and Western Forest Products (WFP) have entered into an historic, mutually beneficial partnership made possible through provisions of the Maa-nulth Treaty.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

As the SNC Lavalin scandal continues to unfold for the country to watch, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council is denouncing the federal Liberals on the day after two MPs were ousted from the ruling party.

Monday, April 1, 2019

The provincial government is highlighting its continued funding of First Nations hydro projects, but some Indigenous communities are being cut out of economic opportunity due to the suspension of a program...

Friday, March 29, 2019

The recently announced federal budget includes some of the best news First Nations have heard from Ottawa in a long time, says the BC Treaty Commission.

Friday, March 29, 2019

This year’s Junior All Native Basketball Tournament threw a grueling schedule at the Hesquiaht Storm, but the veteran group was able to come away with a 6-2 record, finishing third out of 23 teams in the...

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Kyuquot is stepping up emergency capabilities, but still sees a need to improve quake and tsunami readiness in the remote west coast village.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Simon Tom jr. took his mother Margarete Tom's advice by taking a job overseas to teach English at a primary school.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Joyce Murray, newly minted president of the federal Treasury Board, met Wednesday with elders at Port Alberni Friendship Centre, promising better support for seniors and Indigenous communities.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A pair of Nuu-chah-nulth squads returned home with medals from this year’s Junior All Native Basketball Tournament.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Dr. Michelle Corfield of Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation has been selected by the Liberal Party of Canada to run in the May 6 byelection for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

A Nuu-chah-nulth teenager was among a dozen young athletes who were recognized provincially for their endeavours.

Monday, March 25, 2019

In the crisp morning on March 20 the children of the Rampanen family displayed the traditional Nuu-chah-nulth way of tanning bear hide, as well as a couple tips and tricks from their Cree side of the family...

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