Council announces decision on 50th Birthday Program

Huu-ay-aht First Nations Executive Council has decided to make things right in the discontinued 50th Birthday Program. “In 1989, Huu-ay-aht received funds, when they were known as Ohiat Indian Band, as a result of the cut-off lands settlement,” explains Chief Robert J. Dennis Sr. “As is often the practice, at a Band meeting at that … Continue reading Council announces decision on 50th Birthday Program

Councillors reflect on busy year at annual Legislature

Huu-ay-aht First Nations held the first sitting of its Legislature on March 20, 2018 in the Council Chambers at the Anacla Government Office. Legislature is a time for Huu-ay-aht to pass the Budget Act, 2018 and deal with any outstanding business. This year, in addition to the 2018 budget, the members were doing the first … Continue reading Councillors reflect on busy year at annual Legislature

Huu-ay-aht and Western continue along shared path to reconciliation

Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Western Forest Products Inc. (Western) today announced the signing of a Reconciliation Protocol Agreement. This agreement continues progress along the shared path to reconciliation and a joint vision for a safe, competitive and forward-looking forest sector in the Alberni Valley. Founded on mutual trust and respect, the agreement affirms the parties’ … Continue reading Huu-ay-aht and Western continue along shared path to reconciliation

Provincial Court rules in favour of Huu-ay-aht mother, reuniting her with her baby

Huu-ay-aht First Nations is very pleased to announce that, almost two months after she gave birth to her new daughter, a new mother is now able to return home to Port Alberni with her baby. The Nation received word on Wednesday afternoon that Provincial Court of British Columbia Judge Flewelling ruled in favour of the … Continue reading Provincial Court rules in favour of Huu-ay-aht mother, reuniting her with her baby