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Huu-ay-aht featured in Douglas magazine

Honouring the past, exploring the future. Councillor John Alan Jack “admits that mentioning First Nations in a room full of business executives might conjure up anti-business obstructionism stereotypes. But these are old, increasingly inaccurate perceptions, says the 33-year-old elected Huu-ay-aht councillor, part of a vanguard of young Aboriginal leaders working hard to show that First […]

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Paawats

Paawats himwitsa… In February 2006, the Huu-ay-aht Elders (Nananiiqsu), parents and children started meeting to plan a language nest program. With funding obtained by Denny Durocher, the community hosted an 8 week language nest pilot project that was facilitated by Nancy Logan.  In 2007, HFN hired an Early Childhood Educator, Kathy Waddell, to facilitate the […]

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Professional values

Our civil servants are committed to: Professionalism • Ethics – be prepared, on time and ready to work • Ethics – be responsible for the success of your work and others • Lead by example • Respect – for confidentiality, yourself and co-workers • Work / Life Balance • Work Smarter – Share your expertise […]

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The Ha’wiih Council

The Ha’wiih Council is integrated by the Hereditary Chiefs who represent seven houses. They provide the Huu-ay-aht Government with advice and take care of protocol during cultural events. Its current members are: Ta’yii Ha’wiilth Derek Peters (ƛ̕iišin ) Jeff Cook   Victor Williams  Andy Clappis  Tom Happynook  Bill Frank  Benson Nookemis  Darlene Nookemus  One of their […]

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