Executive Council Statement With a new Strategic Plan (2017-2019) in place, 2016 was an exciting year for Huu-ay-aht. The newly formed government worked hard to meet the commitments it outline in the strategic plan, while committing to fiscal responsibility. Together with Ḥaw̓iiḥ Council, we worked diligently to build a stronger Huu-ay-aht, focusing on what is in … Continue reading Public Notice of 2017/18 Financial Plan
The Alberni‐Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) Board of Directors elected Director John Alan Jack as Chairperson of the ACRD Board for 2017. Director Jack has represented the Huu‐ay‐aht First Nations on the Board since their treaty government joined as a voting member in 2012. This is the first time in history a formal First Nation representative … Continue reading Historic moment as Councillor John Jack named regional district chair
Ḥaw̓iiḥ and Executive Council gathered at the House of Huu-ay-aht in Anacla July 20, 21 for an update on negotiations with Steelhead LNG. The Nation is open to exploring economic development opportunities that align with its goals and principals and continue to work toward developing a process that creates mutually beneficial working relationships. Huu-ay-aht appreciates … Continue reading Negotiation team continues to update Huu-ay-aht leadership
This is the first part of the documentary "The Heart of the People". A unique opportunity to listen to Elders who are no longer with us, but speak about the Sarita River from the bottom of their tiičma (heart): Willie Sport - cultural historian, fisher and trapper. Lizzie Happynook - weaver whose pieces are exhibited at the Alberni … Continue reading Listen to your Elders about “The Heart of the People”!
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Indigenous Public Safety and Policing Forum took place on March 30th, in Regina, Saskatchewan, bringing together more than 80 delegates and speakers, including AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. “This forum brought together many of the parties required to … Continue reading “Indigenous Public Safety and Policing Forum” was a step toward change for indigenous peoples